If you're looking for a career path that offers variety, flexibility, above average advancement and a real sense of community...
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Consider - What are you studying? What are your interests? What are you good at? What are you looking for in a career? What types of work have you done before? What do you know about the insurance industry so far?
Based on your answers to these questions - which of the following areas is of the most interest to you?
Sales & Marketing
Sales & Marketing is an important part of Canada's property & casualty insurance industry. These professionals really like working with people - be it 1 to 1 or in group settings, are highly skilled communicators and enjoy a challenge! Their post-secondary studies most often are focused in Arts, Business - Insurance, Marketing, Entreprenurship, and the humanities; but almost any background can be a fit for the careers in this area. Should you select this as the area you are most interested in, you will have the opportunity to explore careers as a Broker/Agent and Marketing Representative.
Research & Analysis
Research & Analysis are core pieces of what makes up Canada's property & casualty insurance sector. These professionals really like working with data and use it to make decisions about the types of insurance available and how much it will cost. Typically, they have studied things like Math, Actuarial Science, Computer Studies, Engineering or Business - Insurance, Economics, Finance in their post-secondary education. Sometimes, underwriters also have studied things like Arts, Science or Criminology/Law. In this area, you will have the opportunity to explore careers as an Underwriter and an Actuary.
Investigations & Problem Solving
Investigations & Problem Solving focuses on careers in the 'Claims' area of the property & casualty insurance industry. These professionals help people to understand the claims process and get them back to where they were before risk became a reality (eg. a car accident, fire at their home, etc.) Professionals may have post-secondary education from virutally any discipline - given that there are so many ways in which to specilaize in this area of the business. Select this as your area of interest and you will be able to explore careers as an Appraiser, Claims Investigator and Loss Adjuster.
Risk Management & Developing Strategy
Risk Management & Developing Strategy play an important part in Canada's property & casualty insurance sector. These professionals are all about planning and putting strategies into place to minimize and prevent risk from becoming a reality. Typically, their post-secondary studeis are focued in Business, Engineering, and Health Science. In selecting this area of the industry, you will have the opportunity to explore roles as a Risk Manager and Loss Control Specialist.