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Hire a New Employee for Your Agency!

Spring has officially sprung! Now is the best time to start thinking about new opportunities. I often hear from our member agents that it’s difficult for them to find quality individuals to meet their staffing needs… Or that many companies have numerous opportunities to hire students who have an interest in the insurance industry. We

All About iMarkets

Assisting members with their market needs is just one of the many benefits of your IIANC membership. There are several ways in which we accomplish this – some seen, some not. When independent agent carriers are looking to enter the state, we are happy to meet with them to offer information regarding our agency force

Project CAP: Driving Customers to Your Door

Project CAP. Have you heard the name? Do you know what it is and why as a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of NC you should get involved? Before I explain, please let me ask you a few questions: Have you done an Internet search on “auto insurance” or “homeowners insurance” lately? Who do

The Human Side of E&O Risk Management

As I prepare for agency visits, my thought process goes to E&O Risk Management Resources.  In reviewing the E&O happens website at I find an interesting publication called:  “Swiss Re Corporate Solutions:  Attorney Survey of Agents E&O Litigation”  Someone obviously had a sense of humor when they put this together ~ it gives insight

Installation of the 2013-2014 RAIP Officers

I had the pleasure and privilege last night of installing the 2013-2014 slate of officers for the Raleigh Association of Insurance Professionals (RAIP). IIANC’s own Jeanne Hess was installed as President. Jeanne’s message to the group included “listening to young insurance professionals and their ideas” to help bring the new generation into RAIP. She said