There seem to be more life underwriting positions opening up around the industry. But as I suspected, there are some disturbing trends entering our business and profession. The ad below is pulled from Indeed.com. The bold highlights are mine. These positions are part-time positions. Compensation is fee based.
To say this disturbs me would be an understatement.
Remote Life Insurance Underwriters job – Ketterling Group –Charlotte, NC | Indeed.com.
- Position is eligible for remote work.
Our client is the market leader in medical information services that help our clients make informed decisions and improve the lives of those they serve.
About the opportunity: Our client’s Underwriting Department is seeking experienced Life and LTC Underwriters to do medical summarizations, as well as provide full underwriting, quick quotes and support other lines of underwriting business. This is a part-time (fee based) 30 – 35 hour a week position Monday – Friday. Plus, weekends and overtime as business needs demand. There is opportunity for growth into salaried positions.
Proven track record of critical thinking capabilities
Commitment to excellence while maintaining required productivity levels
Ability to think ‘outside the box’ and determine areas of process improvements
Focused on continued education and professional growth
Team player and detail oriented
5+ years of life underwriting in a home office environment
Proven ability to work in a virtual office setting
Must be able to work independently and efficiently
Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office products
Well versed in internet applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong computer skills, including the ability to work with multiple systems
Undergraduate degree and/or equivalent professional work experience
Completion of insurance related coursework and/or accreditations
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