The insurance market is well-known worldwide, as well as, challenging, interesting and secure. Although this is true, the industry has a reputation for being perceived (especially by the younger generation) as dull and uninteresting. However, there are many reasons why the insurance industry fails to attract the younger generation. These are three benefits of why attracting the younger generation to work in the insurance industry is beneficial.
Why does the insurance industry fail to attract the younger generation:
The insurance market has failed to attract the younger generation for many reasons. One of them is the lack of awareness of what working within the insurance industry is like. Despite the fact the industry is perceived as uninteresting there are many benefits to working in insurance, this includes the opportunity for career advancement, salary increase and security. In addition, to the lack of information, there is a misconception that there are very few job opportunities within the industry however, there are many career paths throughout the industry that will appeal to all individuals.
What are the benefits of the younger generation joining the insurance industry:
It is evident that the younger generation has an eagerness to learn. This results in a positive attitude throughout the workplace, an increase in productivity, stress reduction and determination to increase skill set. Employing individuals that have the enthusiasm to learn is highly important as it is a crucial component for a company’s success.
The younger generation is equipped to respond to sudden change. This can be a great benefit as it shows potential employers that you are able to successfully manage changes that may occur in the workplace. It is also a good way to showcase different skill sets such as presentation skills, analytical skills, and leadership skills.
The younger generation is known to celebrate equality and inclusion. Employing a young person can ensure the business continues to provide a diverse environment for all individuals to feel welcomed and comfortable.
If you’re a young person and are interested in taking the next steps in your career working in the insurance sector, apply with us today and we can find the perfect placement for you. Feel free to call us on 0203 225 5584 to discuss everything in further detail.