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July 2020https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july-2020July 20207/1/2020 10:00:00 PMCover2020Volume 117, No. 7

 

 

Fresh Perspective: 10 Young Agents Talk Shophttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/fresh-perspective-10-young-agents-talk-shopFresh Perspective: 10 Young Agents Talk Shop10 independent agents in their 20s and 30s share insights on the insurance industry in 2020—and where they plan to take it. 7/1/2020 7:20:00 PMPerpetuation & ValuationPerpetuation & ValuationJulyWill Jones
Adversity Meets Opportunityhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/adversity-meets-opportunityAdversity Meets OpportunityThe story of how contingency planning led to the most profitable month in an agency’s history—during lockdown.7/1/2020 6:03:26 PMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesJulyBill Lapointe
4 Ways to Steer Clear of UM/UIM E&O Claimshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/4-ways-to-steer-clear-of-um-uim-e-o-claims4 Ways to Steer Clear of UM/UIM E&O ClaimsInsurance agents need to be careful and take appropriate steps to avoid errors & omissions claims that allege they failed to offer uninsured/underinsured motorist and umbrella coverage. 7/1/2020 5:54:30 PME&O Loss ControlE&O Loss Control AutoJulyKristina Miller
How Coronavirus Will Impact the Life Insurance Markethttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/how-coronavirus-will-impact-the-life-insurance-marketHow Coronavirus Will Impact the Life Insurance MarketCOVID-19 is a major health concern that is causing quite the economic downfall. In life insurance, major changes are expected in the coming months.7/1/2020 5:50:22 PMLife-HealthLife-HealthJulyMike Pepe
5 Ways to Proactively Improve Employee Retention https://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/5-ways-to-proactively-improve-employee-retention5 Ways to Proactively Improve Employee Retention Employee retention may not be the top issue on many employer’s minds—but there’s no time like the present to take steps to improve team spirit, encourage performance improvement and ultimately, instill loyalty.7/1/2020 5:44:30 PMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingJulyAgota Alvarez
Why Your Agency Should Consider Audio Advertisinghttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/why-your-agency-should-consider-audio-advertisingWhy Your Agency Should Consider Audio AdvertisingAudio could be the advertising channel you need to get your message out. Here are three options to get started.7/1/2020 5:39:20 PMSales & MarketingSales & MarketingJulyKelley Smith
Transitional Track: Invest in Tech to Empower Next-Gen Employeeshttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/transitional-track-invest-in-tech-to-empower-next-gen-employeesTransitional Track: Invest in Tech to Empower Next-Gen EmployeesIt is important to note that an underlying characteristic that defines the next generation is a reliance on technology in every aspect of their lives—and the workplace is absolutely no exception.7/1/2020 5:34:36 PMTechnologyTechnologyJulyEric Bluhm
Agency Profile: Denver Agencyhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/agency-profile-denver-agencyAgency Profile: Denver AgencyAt Denver Agency, it’s relationship first, insurance second. Founded in 1932, the agency’s goal—even during pandemics—is to stay true to the clients that have helped them stay true for more than 80 years. 7/1/2020 5:30:37 PMAgency Operations & Best PracticesAgency Operations & Best PracticesJulyAnneMarie McPherson
Declaration of Independents: Nicole Coppockhttps://www.iamagazine.com/magazine/issues/2020/july/declaration-of-independents-nicole-coppockDeclaration of Independents: Nicole CoppockNicole Coppock refers to herself as a product of the Invest program. Now, she frequently returns to her old high school to teach classes about insurance and careers in the industry.7/1/2020 5:25:32 PMRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingRecruiting, Hiring & TrainingJulyWill Jones