If you want proof that recruitment strategies targeting younger generations are working in the insurance industry, look no further than the Insurance Institute of Canada’s (IIC) demographic research.
“In 2017’s research that was published in the fall of 2018, 39% of the industry are now millennials, and when we started this work in 2007, it was 12%,” said Trevor Buttrum, manager of Career Connections, a division of the IIC that focuses on raising awareness among young adults and career seekers about the many skilled professions found in insurance. “We’ve seen a real embracing of youth talent as well as career changers and internationally educated professionals, and that’s really exciting to see because new entrants into the sector are also what helps us keep up with trends and evolutions from technology or from other sectors emerging and intersecting with insurance.”
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