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Stay Cyber Secure When Connecting Remotely

By Business, Commercial, Communication, computer attacks, cyber, cyber hygiene, cyber risk, cyber security, cyberattack, CyberScout, cybersecurity, data, Employees, hackers, Insurance, Internet, malware, malware attack, mobile security, Personal, phishing, Prevention, ransomware, scam, secure, security, smishing, Technology, vishing, webcam

COVID-19 has forced people from their workplaces and schools. Working from home and homeschooling means that millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new users, there will be many cybersecurity challenge…

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Working Remotely? Remember to Secure Your Webcam!

By Communication, cyber, cyber security, CyberScout, cybersecurity, Employees, firewall, Insurance, Internet, protect online privacy, Technology, web camera, webcam

The Covid-19 pandemic, also known as the novel coronavirus, has affected daily life in unprecedented ways. Because of home-work and homeschooling measures, millions of Americans are using video conferencing for the first time. With this surge in new us…

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A Culture of Appreciation is Everything!

By appreciation, Business, Central, Communication, corporate culture, culture is everything, employee, employee appreciation, Employees, Insurance, positive workplace, rewarding career, team, teamwork, thank you, workplace

“Culture is Everything.” It’s a phrase I first heard from Mr. Bill Purmort, current President of Central Insurance Companies, and I think it’s a great way to introduce today’s blog topic…employee appreciation. Why? B…

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Getting Personal with Agents and Underwriters

By Business, career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Claims, Communication, Employees, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance agent, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance industry, insurance underwriter, Liability, Personal, personal lines underwriter, Service, underwriter

I’ve been working in the insurance industry for 18 years now. Currently, I hold a position as a Personal Lines Underwriter with Central Insurance. However, when I obtained my very first position as a personal lines customer service representative…

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Changing the Stigma of Insurance

By career paths, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Communication, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance carrier, Personal, rewarding career, Service, Technology

Attend elementary school, graduate high school, go to college and get a degree, and then head out into the workforce; the standard career path. The problem is that model and expectation does not fit everyone and many do not know…

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Living the Glamorous Life of Loss Control

By career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Communication, Education, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance industry, Loss Control, loss control consultant, loss control inspection, Prevention, Risk Management

A day in the life of a loss control consultant is the closest thing in the insurance industry to being a rock star. People love to see my name calling on their phone or see me showing up at their…

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Endless Possibilities Exist in the Insurance Industry

By career opportunities in the insurance industry, Central, Communication, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, insurance carrier, Personal

I’ve written a couple of times in the past about how much I enjoy the insurance industry and how I was able to find a home in it back in 2001. However, there’s no reason to keep writing about me;…

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Answering the Call through Customer Service

By best customer service, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Communication, Customer Service, customer service person, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, Service

Shortly after finishing my undergraduate studies, my husband and I moved back to my hometown where I was working as a server at a local restaurant. Though I had just started graduate school, I was beyond ready to put my…

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