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Tuesday, 17 March 2020

Should you really accept a counteroffer?

Picture this scenario:   You’ve had an interview, and are excited to get a call from the hiring manager offering you an increase on your current salary and some great benefits to match.    But,...

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Friday, 06 March 2020

Work for the job you want, not the job you're in

Is there such a thing as the perfect job? Yes, there is! It exists in everyone’s mind. When I talk to candidates, I always ask, “If you could create the perfect role, what would be...

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Thursday, 16 January 2020

Get Ready: Open Banking Now Means Open Insurance Is Next

Banking and insurance have both undergone an astonishing transformation during the lifetimes of many Australians. From being the almost Dickensian institutions of yesteryear – dark, hushed, secretive and wood-panelled – banks have evolved into the...

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Sunday, 22 December 2019

Technology and Innovation: How Insurance is Evolving (and the Opportunities that Exist for IT Professionals)

As a tech professional, right now the world truly is your oyster. Your skill set means you are in very high demand and it’s an exciting time to be in the tech industry due to...

Wednesday, 11 December 2019

End-of-year Career Stocktake – look back, look forward, make plans

It’s the traditional period for looking back and contemplating the past, and trying to visualise what lies ahead. And there’s no better opportunity for applying the same reflective approach to one of the most important...

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Monday, 25 November 2019

How Australia’s Royal Commission will impact NZ insurers’ Risk and Compliance

The results of the Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (‘Australian Banking Royal Commission’) has had wide implications for Risk and Compliance in New Zealand.This is evidenced by two...

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Friday, 22 November 2019

13 Essential Considerations Before You Decide to Work From Home

​In 2019, working from home has become the norm, not the exception. Recent Indeed research reveals that over two-thirds (68%) of Australian employers now allow employees to work remotely.And while working from home comes with some well-touted advantages - it...

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Thursday, 14 November 2019

What are employees really looking for in a new role?

​Did you know, over 20% of insurance employees are currently looking for a new role right now?And an additional 5% will begin looking in the next month?Plus, over 78% of financial planners are currently looking...

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Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Insurance Takes to the Skies: Drones in Insurance

Tuesday 10:24 am: An insurance claim for property damage is made. Tuesday 10:25 am: A drone is immediately dispatched to visually verify the claim details.  Tuesday 2:13 pm: The claim is finalised - at low cost and with...

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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

How to futureproof yourself in the rapidly changing insurance space

As an insurance professional, you know all about protecting against future risk. But it’s time to consider the risk that the future poses for you if you don’t adapt to the disruptive technologies that are reshaping...

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Wednesday, 30 October 2019

Why you should hire for diversity rather than culture fit

Yep, there’s another change on the horizon.Hiring for culture fit is out.And hiring for culture add is in.But what if that’s wrong too? Rather than focusing on either one, how about hiring for diversity instead? It’s a sure way to secure yourself an...

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Tuesday, 17 September 2019

Transforming the Insurance Customer Experience

Imagine completely altering your customers’ experiences...Changing their attitude to dealing with you, their insurer, from one of frustration to one of total convenience. Imagine a world where insurance customers can manage everything seamlessly from their smartphone. Remember...

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Thursday, 05 September 2019

3 Steps to Providing Great UX in Insurance that Actually Make a Difference

More than 40 percent of home and vehicle insurance is now purchased online. Clearly, customers are embracing self service in insurance. What’s more, there is fierce competition amongst traditional carriers and emerging InsurTech.So providing ease of service...

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Tuesday, 03 September 2019

The Non-Technical Guide to Recruiting Technical Roles

​Hiring for tech roles is hard. And it's even harder when you don’t have a technical background. But with the right approach and a genuine understanding of what tech professionals’ priorities are, you can put in place...

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Monday, 02 September 2019

Beyond the Paycheck - Designing a Great Tech Compensation Package

According to the Australian Computer Society, Australia needs 100,000 additional tech workers by 2023.However, only 4,000 new grads are joining the workforce every year.That means the supply of tech talent is falling dangerously short of...

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Thursday, 29 August 2019

Exit Interviews: An Essential Part of Your Talent Attraction Strategy?

So, your employee has quit.And it's probably a bit hard not to take it a little personally.But in our current candidate-driven market, it's no surprise.Employees are not afraid to look elsewhere if their job doesn’t...

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Thursday, 29 August 2019

How to Get The Best Talent to Say YES: A Guide for Hiring Managers

How many times has your perfect candidate slipped away at the last second?Failing to attract A-grade talent, or worse, losing this talent to a competitor during the hiring process is especially problematic in the insurance...

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Wednesday, 24 July 2019

Vulnerability for IT & Digital Leaders: Why it’s time to take off your workplace armour

When do you feel most vulnerable as a leader? If you’re like me, it’s when you:Have to lay off employees…Make a mistake…Need to ask for feedback…When navigating organisational change and transformation...When you don’t “know it...

Tuesday, 16 July 2019

Underwriters - Are you considering your next career move?

​There are plenty of exciting opportunities available to underwriters in claims.In fact, as an underwriter, it's likely you already have lots of great skills you can transfer into the claims space such as your medical,...

Thursday, 20 June 2019

Guide To Updating Your LinkedIn Profile For Jobseekers

610 million registered members (including more than 11 million in Australia and New Zealand) have made LinkedIn the world’s leading professional social network.This makes it an essential tool for every insurance professional who is either...

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Thursday, 30 May 2019

The Royal Commission: What’s next for insurance?

​You’d be forgiven for assuming that, at first glance, the recent Royal Commission into Misconduct in the Banking, Superannuation and Financial Services Industry (‘the Commission’) had very little to do with insurance.However, although the bulk of media...

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Wednesday, 29 May 2019

How to plan your career in a volatile insurance industry

​As an insurance professional, do you want a job or a career?A job may fill the hours and pay the bills, but on its own, it’s going nowhere.A career, on the other hand, has the...

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Monday, 06 May 2019

9 Reasons Why The Ensure Team Love Our Flexible Work Culture

The benefits of a great work-life balance and flexible working are well known.   It decreases stress… Boosts job satisfaction… And helps maintain healthier habits.    At Ensure Recruitment, we pride ourselves on our flexible...

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Thursday, 04 October 2018

General Insurance Industry Insights – News, Trends and Skills in demand

​WHAT’S HAPPENING IN GENERAL INSURANCE?The Australian General Insurance industry is undergoing significant transformation, driven by technology and regulatory change.On the customer side we are seeing technological advances improve the customer experience particularly during the claims...

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Tuesday, 14 August 2018

Actuarial Insights - Interview with Nicolette Rubinsztein, Director - Actuaries Institute Australia

See our latest Ensure Insights video as Rowan Mollison chats with Nicolette Rubinsztein, Director - Actuaries Institute Australia about how she became an Actuary and the on-going skills she feels all Actuaries will need for...

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Wednesday, 01 August 2018

Industry Insights – Actuarial – News, Trends & Skills in Demand

To kick off our focus on the Actuarial sector we have Rowan Mollison provide his insights into the Australian Actuarial industry.What’s happening in your sector?The big buzz in the Actuarial market is around the new IFRS...

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Wednesday, 23 May 2018

Ensure Recruitment announced as Finalist in RCSA awards 2018

Paul Murphy, Ensure Recruitment Managing Director, has been named a Finalist in RCSA’s Recruiter of the Year Award to be announced on June 14.   Paul is a seasoned recruitment professional with over 15 years’...

Monday, 07 May 2018

Technology will take your Life Insurance Claims job!

  In some cases within the Insurance industry, this may well be the case. What we saw as futuristic not that long ago is fast becoming a reality. If you still think that machines replacing...

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Monday, 07 May 2018

Recruitment International - Back Office Team of the Year 2018

  Ensure Recruitement wins again! For the third year running Ensure has taken home a gong in the Recruitment International awards! This year it was our fantastic Back Office Team that were acknowledged for their...

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Tuesday, 25 October 2016

Direct Life Insurance Awards 2016

Ensure Recruitment is delighted to be a major sponsor three years consecutively for the Strategic Insights Awards (previously known as Plan For Life) Direct Life Insurance Excellence Awards held in Sydney on the Tuesday 25th October, 2016. The...

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Monday, 01 August 2016

We are Finalists - ANZIIF AWARDS 2016

We are excited to announce that Ensure Recruitment are finalists in the ANZIIF Insurance Awards 2016 in the category for    PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FIRM OF THE YEAR Read More    

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Wednesday, 04 May 2016

Insurance Business Online: Recruiter rejoices in awards win

Midweek Wrap: Kiwi insurance partners enter luxury vehicle market Ensure Recruitment has been awarded Best Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year at the Recruitment International Australasian awards ceremony in Sydney last Thursday. Managing director Paul Murphy...

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Monday, 02 May 2016

iNavigator: Ensure Recruitment Wins Top Award

Ensure Recruitment Wins Top Award      Insurance specialist, Ensure Recruitment, has been named Best Specialist Recruitment Company at the 2016 Recruitment International Awards held in Sydney recently. Ensure Recruitment Managing Directory, Paul Murphy said: "Winning this...

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Thursday, 28 April 2016

Winners at the Recruitment International Awards 2016

Winners: BEST Specialist Recruitment Company of the Year   The Recruitment International Australasia Industry Awards 2016 The 2016 Recruitment International awards were held at the fabulous Ivy Ballroom and it was a night to remember. The...

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Friday, 15 April 2016

Movers & Shakers: Insurer’s two new internal appointments

New recruiter’s specialist claims knowledge a boon With her eight years of specialist claims knowledge across claims, the addition of Sarah Moore to the Ensure Recruitment team is a real bonus, according to general manager Hamish McDonald....

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Ensure Targets the New Zealand Market

Specialist insurance recruiter Ensure targets NZ Australia’s number one insurance recruiter, Ensure Recruitment, has opened its doors in Auckland to fill what it says has been a gap in the NZ market. The boutique recruiter, which...

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Wednesday, 11 November 2015

Direct Life Insurance Awards 2015

Ensure Recruitment is delighted to be a major sponsor for the second year running for the Plan for Life, Direct Life Insurance Excellence Awards held in Sydney on the Tuesday 27th October, 2015. The Awards recognise...

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Monday, 08 December 2014

Research crucial to business growth

Leaders must also prioritise research and planning, particularly if they want to expand into new markets, said Ensure Recruitment managing director Paul Murphy. "The strategic side of it is really making sure you've got time to...

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Wednesday, 29 October 2014

We are Finalist - Seek SARA 2014

Ensure Recruitment is delighted to again be announced as a finalist in the annual Seek SARA awards following winning in this category last year. The Seek SARA Awards are a key measure of excellence in...

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Thursday, 28 August 2014

Direct Life Insurance Awards 2014

Ensure Recruitment was proud to be a major sponsor of the Direct Life Insurance Excellence Awards held in Sydney on the 28th October. With almost 140 Direct Life Products in the market now and over 40...

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Thursday, 27 February 2014

Insurance recruiter named best in the country

A relative newcomer in Australian insurance industry recruitment has been named the country’s best specialist recruiter. Last week, Ensure Recruitment was named the Best Specialist Recruiter Small Company at SEEK’s annual industry awards. Ensure was...

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Monday, 03 February 2014

Finding the right fit: how to get the best person for the job

With the broking industry facing a perennial shortage of high-quality brokers, competition is fierce amongst brokerages to attract and retain top candidates. Despite the myriad career opportunities the industry offers, the fact most broking professionals...

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Thursday, 13 June 2013

Ensure's secret to consistent triple-digit revenue growth

The best time to start a recruitment company is during a downturn because it lays the foundations for growth that is not dependent on market conditions, says, Paul Murphy, managing director of Rubicor insurance and...

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Saturday, 01 June 2013

Top 10 tips for retaining talented staff

With the cost of replacing staff sometimes reaching as high as 200% of their annual salaries, smart companies are seeking out ways to keep the right people on board. Ensure's Paul Murphy shares his experience....

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