Subject: Workforce Development

‘If you don’t have a multicultural strategy, you don’t have a growth strategy’

 January 24, 2019     FAIA Newsroom


A new training series developed for IIABA by diversity marketing guru (and former Convention speaker) Kelly McDonald and delivered through ABEN is now available at no cost to FAIA members.

A final look back at 2018

 December 10, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


At the end of each fiscal year, FAIA pulls together the highlights of both volunteer and staff work. As the calendar year comes to a close, it's worth another look back at FAIA's 2017–2018 Accomplishments.

Florida SouthWestern State College announces insurance program

 December 07, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


The number of Florida state colleges offering Risk Management & Insurance associate degrees is now one shy of double digits after Florida SouthWestern State College announced it will start its program this coming spring. Florida...

FAIA presents $5,000 to St. Johns River State College

 December 06, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


Dave Newell, FAIA's Director of Workforce Development and Education, recently presented a $5,000 check to St. Johns River State College to support the College’s Risk Management and Insurance (RMI) scholarship fund for students. The...

Promote insurance careers, preview potential hires

 September 18, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


FAIA’s Workforce Development Committee is looking for agents to participate in several upcoming state college job fairs and expos taking place around the state through November 8. In most cases, tables are available for agencies and companies interested in showcasing their businesses.

Register for FSU's Fall 2018 Insurance Days

 September 11, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


The demand for and interest in participating in FSU’s Insurance Days is so great, the Risk Management/Insurance Program has decided to add another one this fall.The debut Fall Insurance Days takes place Tuesday, October 9 and Friday, October...

Nineteen Florida students awarded InVEST Scholarships

 August 16, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


InVEST recently awarded $62,500 in scholarships to 46 students—19 of them from Florida—pursuing insurance-related degrees. Scholarship hopefuls from eight states submitted essays describing the influence of InVEST on their...

Tips for hiring and managing 'twenty-somethings'

 August 02, 2018     FAIA Newsroom


Integrating younger people into the labor force can be challenging. But armed with insight and understanding—plus the right attitude—it doesn’t have to be difficult at all. Learn how to get past the negative connotations and successfully hire and manage twenty-something employees.