Insurance Business spoke with Olga Collins, CEO of WBN, to learn how the organization has dealt with this issue, and what else can be done to attract new blood to insurance.
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When asked what her thoughts are about the current “talent crunch,” and how some feel that education is not quite at the level wherein it can entice students to consider a career as a broker, Collins made a point that the industry is not completely helpless.
“I think the insurance and risk management world has come a long way when it comes to educating and keeping talent within,” she said.
But she also pointed out that there is room for improvement, particularly when it comes to informing students that a career in risk management is a thing.
“I think we…