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Industry Insights Panel: Strategies for Getting Hired in the Insurance Industry

Thursday, October 11, 2012
11:30am - 1:30pm
103 McLaughlin College (Career Centre Presentation Room)

Connect with representatives from various insurance companies, and learn about opportunities within the insurance industry. Meet professionals who do the hiring, gain insight into the field and get strategies and tips on:

  • What kinds of positions and roles there are within the insurance industry;
  • What kinds of skills/knowledge they're looking for;
  • What the recruitment process is like;
  • How to make connections within the field;
  • What is involved in the application process, e.g. specific hiring dates, materials required;
  • What to expect during the interview; and
  • How to succeed on the job.

Registration on the Career Centre's online system is required for all panel events (you must sign up for an account on the system before you will be able to register for any events).

Participating Panelists:

Drew Collins
Casualty Underwriter
JEVCO Insurance

JEVCO Insurance, a member of the Intact group of companies, is a Canadian domiciled Property & Casualty Insurance company focusing on niche product offerings. JEVCO is currently one of the leading non-standard personal auto carriers in the Ontario market and, having been recently acquired by the Intact Financial Group, is now a member of the largest P&C Insurance group in Canada.

Kalie Cuffe
Accident Benefit Adjuster
Johnson Insurance

Johnson Insurance is a Canadian company with 125 years of experience. The company was started in St. John's, Newfoundland. Our head office remains in St. John's but we operate across Canada with many satellite offices. In January 1997, Johnson Insurance became part of the RSA organization (one of the oldest incorporated insurance businesses in the world). For three consecutive years (2009, 2010 and 2011) Johnson Insurance has been recognized as one of Canada's top 100 employers. This company has exceptional employee benefits, flexibility and work atmosphere. Johnson is focused on both its customer service and employee wellness. It is a remarkable company to work for and be a part of.

Mario Silvestre
Senior Claims Manager
COSECO Insurance  - A Division of The Cooperators


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