Personality Assessment Tests: Four Reasons why you should take one…

February 23, 2024

You turn on your computer and you notice a request to complete a personality/assessment profile in your inbox from the firm you…

Three Things Brock Purdy Taught me…

February 9, 2024

Almost one year ago, I wrote a blog Brock Purdy: Mr. Irrelevant on the NFL’s San Francisco 49ers quarterback, Brock Purdy, soon…

Employee Benefits Designations: The Big Three

February 2, 2024

As a follow up to last week’s blog on the ten best designations for Property & Casualty professionals to obtain, here are…

Top Ten P&C Designations

January 30, 2024

Several commercial lines insurance professionals have asked me during the past week, “What is the one thing I can do to jumpstart…

Three Ways to Get a Raise

January 19, 2024

Every year about this time I receive a lot of inquiries on how to get a raise.  And this year is no…

Are you Carrying the Fire?

January 12, 2024

“We’re going to be okay, aren’t we Papa?  Yes. We are. And nothing bad is going to happen to us? That’s right.…

Talent vs. Experience

January 5, 2024

Choosing between talent and experience is one of the toughest choices any hiring manager has to make. People are hired for what they’ve done,…

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Three Ways to Get Fired

December 22, 2023

One of my best friends got fired last week – right before the Holidays. A real shocker. A tragedy for he and…

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The Houghton Search Group

December 15, 2023

I am proud to announce that on January 1, 2024 we will be changing our name from Management Recruiters of Fairfax, Inc.…

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2023 Insurance Salary Report: Sneak Peek!

December 11, 2023

Our analytics team is busily crunching the numbers for the 2023 Salary Report for the WDC regional insurance community to be published…