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What are the best work from home insurance jobs?

The insurance industry in the United States is one of the largest and broadest industries in the country. On an annual basis, over $1.2 trillion in premiums were written and provided to customers. Since the need for insurance will likely only continue to increase in coming years, the insurance industry provides plenty of career opportunities. For those that are interested in a career in insurance, there are several top insurance jobs to consider.

If you’re looking for a work from home job in the insurance industry, then this post is for you. We’ll go over different types of insurance jobs, and the most relevant information that you need to know to get started in the industry (especially if you want to work from home!).

The first job to consider is insurance sales. The insurance industry is highly dependent on marketing and sales. The top insurance companies in the country hire thousands of sales professionals each year, which can sell a variety of insurance products including health, auto, home, and life insurance policies. These professionals have the ability to be well compensated if they achieve their sales goals and could eventually be promoted to area and regional managers if they have continued success.

Some insurance agents also choose to open their own franchised office, which sells insurance products sponsored by the major insurance companies. You could also look into working for an independent insurance agency, or an insurance broker. They have many career opportunities available for motivated sales individuals, or even for customer service representatives.

For those that are interested in insurance, but do not want to worry about sales goals, being a commercial insurance underwriter could be a good option. Commercial insurance underwriters are responsible for assessing the risk and estimating potential costs that come with providing insurance to businesses of all sizes. Policies that are underwritten can include liability insurance, workers compensation, property insurance, and business interruption insurance. Once in the commercial underwriting industry, there is significant potential for career advancement up the corporate ladder.

The third job that has plenty of room for job growth in the insurance industry is to become an insurance adjuster. An insurance adjuster is largely responsible for investigating insurance claims. In many cases, the adjuster will be involved in investigating auto insurance and property insurance claims and will spend most of their time out of the office. An insurance adjuster could work for one of the major insurance providers, but many find their most lucrative career options either starting their own small adjustment firm or working for a smaller company that provides services to the smaller insurance agencies.

If you’re looking for an independent insurance agency in Las Vegas, NV that has job openings, then you’ll want to check out this agency. They have many career opportunities available. If you’d prefer work from home jobs, then take a look at the listings here.

Amazon Jobs

Amazon is one of the largest websites in the world! I’m sure you’ve purchased something on amazon.com before. In 2016 Amazon is a household name. In fact, it’s hard to find someone who hasn’t purchased on Amazon before. This makes the job prospects at Amazon quite promising.

What type of jobs are available at Amazon

You might think that to work at Amazon you have to be a technical web developer or a shipping expert, but the truth is, Amazon has thousands of job types. Here are some of the many positions available:
Technical positions
Web developers
Warehouse workers
Full time and part time positions
Customer service workers
Entry level and expert positions
Work from home jobs
Data analysts
Procurement operations analysts
Field transportation leads
Field transportation specialists
Product managers
Software developers
ICQA data & reporting analysts
AWS customer service positions
Financial employment opportunities

Details about Amazon:

Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, WA with CEO Jeff Bezos since 1996. Amazon now owns Audible, Zappos, AbeBooks, Alexa, and many others. Not only has Amazon been acquiring many different companies, but it also launched the very successful Amazon Prime service which is now publishing its own television content through its platform.

Costco Jobs

Costco is a retail store with locations throughout the United States. It is headquartered in Issaquah, WA with CEO W. Craig Jelinek since 2012. Currently there are over 700 Costco locations.

Costco is most known for its wide selection of products and low prices. It provides wholesale prices to the general public.

Minnesota Business, Technology, Recruiter, HR And Sports Blogs Updated

What follows is an update (31 blogs) to my blog roll. These blogs are also added to my TwinCitiesBlogs.com project.

Twin Cities Career and Recruiter Blogs:

Work ‘N World
The Miracle Worker
Twin Cities Technology Blogs:

Average Joe MN
AppleSlut.com
Jesse Hanson
Attached WPF
2,000 You Should Know About C#
Ryan Rampersad’s Blog
Vince’s Random, Tech-Related Thoughts
BenkoTIPS
Brent’s Notepad
Brent says…
(software) => iterate{ design; test; develop }
People are the Platform
Scott Koland’s blog
Assembly Required
Twin Cities Business Blogs:

PRevolution
PureDriven
Brain Traffic
Jeff Shelman
Uncommon Sense – Some Of Your Damn Business
magenic
Marketing Insights and Inspirations
Dan Haugen
Curt Prins
Twin Cities Sports Blogs:

Go-Pher-Sota
According To Z
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October 24, 2010

Minnesota Business, Technology, Recruiter And HR And Sports Blogs Updated
What follows is an update (32 blogs) to the blog rolls and RSS feeds. If you have a blog to add or recommend send the name of the blog, URL, and RSS Feed to paul@mnheadhunter.com:

Twin Cities Career and Recruiter Blogs:

HR Soot
The Jobs Guy
LaborStats
Seven Degrees
That Recruiter
Twin Cities Technology Blogs:

MentorMate
Techerator
The Mighty Mo
Object Partners
The Foundation
Twin Cities Sports Blogs:

Give ‘Em Hell Goldy
Minnesota Gophers Tailgating
mnHOOPS
That’s Vikings Football
Twin Cities Business Blogs:

A Day In The Life Of The Rookie Real Estate Agent
Avionte
Webbiquity
Big Picture Web
Recursive Awesome
Brace Hemmelgarn Photography
CommonSenseOpinions
Cultivating Your Customers
Industrial Search Engine Marketing
Bluewater Direct
Keith Privette
Vivid Image
Nick Rodriguez Blog
ShopJimmy’s Blog
The Vanilla Shell
Austin
Uncommon Perceptions
We Are Fallon

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities #7 Set For September 19th, 2008

I know I am posting this at the last minute (relatively speaking) but tomorrow Social Media Breakfast – Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul area) will be hosting its next get together of Social Media type industry folks to include those interested in the topic, and those in marketing, technology, sales, and a couple of us recruiter types.

The event is from 8 am – 10 am and we will be meeting at Best Buy Corporate Headquarters

To find more about the event check out the group site Social Media Breakfast – Twin Cities and the registration page for the event Social Media Breakfast – Twin Cities 7. You must register to attend.

Agenda for the event:

Gary Koelling, co-founder of Best Buy’s BlueShirtNation will talk about BSN and GiftTag
Group question: Social Media “Pureists” vs. the “Corporatists” in the enterprise. What’s your take?
Three Volts will talk about web video and it’s use by companies
Conferences – Who’s going and why (BlogWorld Expo, DEMO, Defrag, SXSW)
Many thanks to Rick Mahn (@rickmahn) who helped create the group and coordinates the events.

Thanks also to Sterling Cross Group for sponsoring this month’s event.

Here are some pics from the last event that had a presentation from Julio Ojeda-Zapata (@jojeda) on his book “Twitter Means Business – How microblogging can help or hurt your company” and from Phil Wilson (@Philson) on his new site ComicTwit:

Group Pics

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Group shot 1

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Group shot 2

Julio Ojeda-Zepata

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Julio Ojeda Zapata and Twitter

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Julio Ojeda Zapata and Twitter 2

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Julio Ojeda Zapata and Twitter 3

Rick Mahn

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Rick Mahn

Phil Wilson

Social Media Breakfast Twin Cities 6 – Phil Wilson and ComicTwit