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Work wellness: How to boost your performance through a healthy diet

24-Jul-2017 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Sarah McGrath, Nutritional Therapist at Body Balance Nutrition, provides tips on how simple diet changes can help to stabilise your energy levels for improved performance in the workplace.

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What is an insurance apprenticeship? (And other FAQs)

31-May-2017 08:13:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Apprenticeships are a hot topic at the minute and if you're considering applying for one, there are a few key points you should know. Here are some of the frequently asked questions we've been receiving since the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship launched.

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Focus on: Underwriting

10-Apr-2017 09:30:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Student Stories

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In the first issue of our member magazine, The Insider, we spoke to Alan Burke (RSA, Galway) to find out more about his career in underwriting. 

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A step-by-step guide to applying for an apprenticeship

05-Apr-2017 09:27:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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The 2017 Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship programme is now closed for applications. The 2018 programme will open for registrations of interest at the end of the year. If you're considering applying for next year's programme, these are the steps you'll need to take.

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What does a financial adviser actually do? [Infographic]

04-Apr-2017 15:50:36 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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For 2017, we've teamed up with the LIA to offer those undertaking the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship the option of completing a general insurance stream or financial advice stream of the programme. In practice, the difference between the two streams are as follows:

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What does a loss adjuster actually do? [Infographic]

21-Mar-2017 09:12:32 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Next up in our Careers in Insurance infographic series is a role that encompasses a variety of areas, and can play an essential role in the claims resolution process – the loss adjuster.

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What does an insurance apprentice actually do? [Infographic]

27-Feb-2017 12:49:57 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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 The Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship is an earn and learn degree programme, where participants work in an insurance organisation while studying online. But what does an apprentice actually do?

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Here's why employers are choosing to hire apprentices

02-Feb-2017 16:33:59 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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2016 was a landmark year for the insurance industry and the education sector – Ireland’s first honours degree-level apprenticeship launched and 67 apprentices started their careers in insurance.

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What does an Insurance Broker actually do? [Infographic]

05-Dec-2016 09:56:10 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers

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Our Careers in Insurance infographic series explains everything you need to know about some of the most fundamental roles in the industry. Next up – insurance broking.

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Getting to know: Arlene O'Brien

22-Nov-2016 09:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Women in Insurance

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Meet Arlene O'Brien, Deputy President of The Insurance Institute of Galway

 

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