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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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The New Year is a Good Time for Your Commercial Policy Check-Up

By annual insurance review, Business, Business Insurance, business owner, Commercial, commercial insurance, commercial property, exposure, exposure changes, Financial, independent agent, Independent Agents, independent insurance agent, Insurance, New Year, new year's resolution, protection, renewal, small business

As a small business owner, you have a lot on your plate. Obviously, making a profit and keeping your business growing are of paramount concern.  In addition, there’s making payroll, staying competitive, staying on top of new healthcare and tax laws,……

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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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A Career Path You’ll Wish You Chose Sooner

By Central, Central Insurance Companies, claim representative, Claims, claims service, Customer Service, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, positive customer service, Service

When I first applied at Central, I had been looking for a stable job at a grounded and experienced company. While the job market can be somewhat unpredictable with positions available in so many different fields, I knew I didn’t…

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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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Sharing Kindness and Compassion through Positive Customer Experiences

By Central, Communication, Customer Service, customer service experience, customer service person, customer service tips, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, Personal, positive customer service, positive experience

Before I started my career at Central, I had very little experience being on this side of customer service interactions. While I have always strived to be kind to others, I would still get impatient or frustrated with service representatives…

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Insurance: A Career of Helping Others

By career opportunities in the insurance industry, career paths, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Claims, Communication, Education, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, rewarding career

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” A common question we all heard as children but the response was probably never “an insurance agent,” or “a claims adjuster,” or “an underwriter.” However, many will say they want…

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My Career Destination through the World of Insurance

By career opportunities in the insurance industry, career paths, Central, Central Insurance Companies, Employees, Independent Agents, Insurance, insurance careers, insurance careers month, Personal, rewarding career

Roy Goodman once said, “Remember that happiness is a way of travel, not a destination.” Even though my current career looks very different from what I had envisioned, life had other plans that have taken me on many travels before…

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