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A Day in the Life with Apprentice Chloe Davis, Insurance Practitioner Apprentice with Hegarty Financial Management

15-Mar-2022 17:25:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice, Recruitment, apprenticeship, education

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Chloe Davis says that no two days are ever the same and as an Insurance Practitioner Apprentice, she loves the variety her job with Hegarty Financial Management provides – here she tells us more about what being an apprentice is like and what her typical day at the office consists of.

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What is an insurance apprenticeship? (And other FAQs)

15-Mar-2022 17:16:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice, apprenticeship, insurance apprentice

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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 in 2016.

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Applying for an Apprenticeship

15-Mar-2022 16:32:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice, Recruitment

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Are you considering applying for the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship programme? These are the steps you’ll need to take.

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Applying for an apprenticeship? How to write a CV that gets noticed

11-Mar-2022 17:49:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice, apprenticeship, insurance apprentice

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Whether you’ve just finished school and are applying for your first office job or you’re changing careers and looking to enter the insurance industry, it’s important that your CV is professional, relevant and stands out from the crowd.

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Burnout - A Closer Look At Causes, Symptoms and Solutions

17-Jan-2022 14:26:43 / by Jessica Kelly posted in burnout, stress, blue monday

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It’s that time of year again. Christmas has been and gone and with cold weather and empty bank accounts, it can be difficult to maintain a positive outlook and mind-set. January can be so tough that marketers have even created a day to commemorate it – Blue Monday. But what happens when we’re still feeling down, tired and stressed even after Blue Monday has occurred? If this sounds familiar, you could be suffering from burnout.

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The Insurance Institute Reveals Details of new CSR Initiative Focused on Helping Young Children Become Confident Readers

09-Dec-2021 12:45:44 / by The Insurance Institute

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The Insurance Institute are delighted to announce on behalf of their Local Institute President’s that we are partnering with Business in the Community Ireland on their Time to Read initiative – a wonderful programme that sees volunteers give their time to provide one to one reading support for young children (aged between 7-8 years old) in a local primary school, with the aim of helping them become more confident and proficient readers.

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Using Vulnerability to Build Resilience

08-Nov-2021 12:45:01 / by The Insurance Institute

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These past 18 months have tested almost everyone’s mental well-being. Mental health issues are on the rise, with people who may never have experienced anxiety or a mood related disorder in the past now finding themselves struggling to cope. We spoke with two mental health experts (both working with Aware) to find out how to practically address these issues and how to build mental resilience.

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The Insurance Institute & Quitch – A Practical Application Of Gamification In Professional Education

08-Nov-2021 12:42:57 / by The Insurance Institute

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The Insurance Institute is the first educational body in Ireland to use Quitch, a gamified mobile e-learning app that aims to change the way learners engage with knowledge. The app was created by Dr. Grainne Oates, an accounting lecturer (from Ireland living in Australia) and when piloted with students last year, the feedback was overwhelmingly positive with many crediting it with helping them to better retain knowledge and in turn achieve greater success in their exams. 

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Why Creating a Culture that Recognises Success Really Matters

08-Nov-2021 12:41:50 / by Paula Hodson

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Parental Leave and CPD: Reductions, Maintaining Your Membership and Staying Compliant

07-Oct-2021 15:51:28 / by The Insurance Institute

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Whether through birth, adoption or otherwise, welcoming a new child into your life is a monumental time for any parent. Taking your entitled leave is so important to help you bond with your child, giving you that special one on one time that you’ll never forget.

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