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The Changing Face of Insurance: 5 Things We've Learned From This Quarters Insider

26-Oct-2018 12:23:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in The Insider, Student Stories, Industry Insights, Study and exams, Thinkpiece, Careers

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If you missed this quarter's edition of the Insider magazine, don't worry. Here are the 5 things we've all learned from it. Also, don't forget, you can still catch up in the member area, or by emailing us to get your hands on a printed copy.

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Aloise Robinson Q&A; Why I became an Insurance Apprentice

19-Apr-2018 08:54:23 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Women in Insurance, The Insider, Student Stories, Careers, Apprentice

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Just under a year ago, Aloise Robinson was diligently filling in her CAO form, although after months of research, she admits that she didn’t really know what she wanted to do, and still hadn’t found a course that truly appealed to her. During this process, Aloise came across our earnandlearn.ie website where she discovered the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship route to a degree that seemed to perfectly match what she was looking for.

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Getting to Know Fiona O'Gorman

09-Mar-2018 16:27:35 / by Anne Roberts posted in Women in Insurance, Inspiring Leaders, Student Stories, Careers

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Fiona O'Gorman is the Head of Operations, at Allianz. We recently caught up with her to chat about her career path to date and what she is aiming for in the future.

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Getting to know: Stephen Sommerville

26-Jan-2018 16:14:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Student Stories

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We recently sat down with Stephen Somerville, Home & Motor Insurance Sales Manager of Blue Insurance to find out more about him and his role.
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The 5 most common CPD submission blunders (and how to avoid them);

14-Dec-2017 18:30:00 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers

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As the 31st of December CPD submission deadline fast approaches, our Member Services team have pulled together their list of the 5 most common mistakes that members have made over the years when it comes to CPD submissions and more importantly, what you can do to make sure you avoid them!

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CPD: Dealing with my first end-of-year submission

01-Dec-2017 13:18:16 / by Tom Grace posted in Industry Insights, Careers, Student Stories, Study and exams, The Insurance Institute

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When I received my APA (Accredited Product Adviser) designation at the end of last year, I gave myself a little pat on the back for a job well done. It was a great feeling to get recognition for the hours of study I’d put in on top of my day job, a feeling that I’m sure was shared by all graduates at conferrals earlier this year.

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Your end-of-year CPD checklist

31-Oct-2017 09:31:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Industry Insights, Careers

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With the end of the year fast approaching, the countdown to CPD compliance is on. This can be a busy and stressful time of year, so the last thing you need on top of a hectic work schedule and a long Christmas shopping list is the last-minute scramble to complete and submit your CPD.

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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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