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Recognising success – Celebrating the employers who go over and above

25-Mar-2022 12:34:55 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice

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At The Insurance Institute, we place an enormous value on recognition and we feel it’s hugely important to recognise and celebrate achievements.

The Apprenticeship Recognition Awards is one such example of this. The awards, which place every December, are devoted to celebrating success amongst apprentice graduates, but also employers – particularly Supervisors who have gone over and above what’s required and who have had a significant impact on the apprentices and their development.

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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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Niall Collins on Apprenticeships: the Action Plan, the Benefits and the Value to our Economy

26-Jul-2021 11:43:44 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Apprentice, apprenticeship, education

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Niall Collins on Apprenticeships: Supports, Diversity and the Future of Apprenticeships

26-Jul-2021 11:41:44 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Uncategorized, Apprentice, apprenticeship

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Our CEO Dermot Murray was delighted to have the opportunity recently to chat with Minister Niall Collins about the great work he and his department are doing in the area of apprenticeships. This is part 2 of this series - you can read part 1 here. 

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A Woman's World - Mary-Jane Halpin, Cornmarket

03-Mar-2020 11:00:00 / by The Insurance Institute posted in Careers, Women in Insurance, International Womens Day

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The second part of our 5 part blog series focuses on Mary-Jane Halpin – Director of HR and Business Change at Cornmarket.

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Celebrating Diversity — Through Apprenticeships

22-Jan-2019 17:05:25 / by Anne Roberts posted in Careers, Apprentice

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Promoting and celebrating diversity is an important aspect of good people management.

Focusing on skills development, particular to our industry, the Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship, developed in 2016 has enabled many talented individuals, to gain employment in our sector, that may not otherwise have had the opportunity.

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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 Thinkpiece, Careers, Industry Insights, Study and exams, Student Stories, The Insider

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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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