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Free Job Seeker Webinars – June 2012

May 25th, 2012

Upcoming FREE Job Seeker Training Webinars – June 2012

Monday, June 4, 2012 at 8:00am PST
A successful job search requires diligence, focus, tenacity and time.  It is not the person who dedicates the most hours that ends up with a job offer.  It is the person who focuses their time and efforts on the right actions.   This session will address the following: 

  • The time commitment it takes.
  • Where you should place your efforts.
  • How to stay motivated and on track.
  • Time wasters to avoid.

Tuesday, June 12, 2012 at 11:00 am PST
The Internet is almost “information overload” and many services and offers take advantage of job seekers.  However, there are resources that can escalate your search and provide you with results.  During this session you will learn the following:

  • How to identify resources to utilize.
  • Resources you should avoid.
  • How to identify exactly WHAT could be holding you back.

Monday, June 18, 2012 at 12:00 pm PST
This type of interview can lead to job interviews and offers.  If you want to know the ins and outs of informational interviews, this webinar is a “must attend.”  During this session you will learn:

  • How to set up an Informational Interview.
  • When to set up an Informational Interview.
  • How to identify the correct person.
  • How to covert informational interviews into job interviews.
  • Benefits of the Informational Interview.

Registration for these webinars are FREE and located at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com.

Once you’ve registered, log into our Career Portal at www.InsuranceCareerOnline.com and click on the WEBINAR tab. Then click on the Event and register by clicking the webinar registration link for each event listed.

New Statewide Commercial Recycling Law Goes Into Effect July 1, 2012

May 23rd, 2012

May 22, 2012 – All California businesses that generate four cubic yards or more of solid waste per week, and multifamily residential dwellings with five or more units, are required to start recycling by July 1, according to a new state law passed last year. Cities are also obligated to start implementing “education, outreach and monitoring” of a mandatory commercial recycling program by the deadline.  Click here for the complete article by Sean Belk of the Long Beach Business Journal.

Memorial Day – May 28, 2012

May 23rd, 2012

San Diego Insurance Staffing wishes you
a safe & happy holiday weekend!

In observance of Memorial Day, our office will be closed as listed below.

  • Closing at 2:00pm on Friday, 05/25/12
  • Closed all day on Monday, 05/28/12


May Contest Winner!

May 18th, 2012

Congratulations to JULIE RONAN for guessing the EXACT AMOUNT of Bazooka Bubble Gum pieces pictured in our May Guess & Win Contest!!!  There were 276 pieces total!

Your $25.00 gift card will be delivered to you next week!


Our June Guess & Win Contest will be sent out on Monday, June 4, 2012, so be sure to look for our blog post or email to participate.


Check Out the Big $$ Winners at I-Day 2012!!!

May 16th, 2012

A special THANK YOU goes out to all who stopped by our booth at I-Day yesterday.  It was great to see familiar and new faces amongst the crowd.  Below are a few pictures of the BIG $$ BOWL winners from Monarch E&S Insurance Services, Capital Insurance Group, Alliant Insurance Services and Michael Ehrenfeld Company.

More pictures of the I- Day event are posted on our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/pages/San-Diego-Insurance-Staffing/91763322202.  Be sure to check them out! 







Monthly Job Highlight: Sales Agents, Job 42NL

May 16th, 2012


SALES AGENTS needed for a call center in Kearny Mesa. Will be handling incoming calls and selling Individual Health as well as Ancillary Insurance (Dental & Vision, Critical Illness, etc.) This call center is expected to get in 1800 leads per day from internet advertising and the leads are real-time leads. There is NO COLD CALLING. You will be working with all the major carriers: Aetna, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, United Healthcare, etc.

REQUIRED:  Qualified candidates must hold an active Life/Health license, have strong closure skills and expert computer skills. Regular and prompt attendance is mandatory for this job.

  • DURATION:  Positions are temp-to-hire.
  • PAY:  Hourly pay is $10/hr for the first 9 weeks and then goes to $8/hr OR commission only, whichever is greater. (Commission is not offered during the Temp-to-Hire time frame of 9 weeks. Commission is based on revenue so can be 10% – 40%. For example: you may have 3 good weeks and one bad week, so the commission is adjusted to help out with the bad week(s). The average sales person is earning $65k. The top sales people are earning $110k – $120k.)
  • HOURS:  Monday – Thursday, 9:30am – 6:30pm and Friday, 9:00am – 4:00pm.
  • TRAINING:  Hired candidates will be required to attend a training class for three days prior to working in the call center. This is paid training.
  • OTHER:  All Employees are W-2 Employees. 401(k) is offered after 1 year of employment, with a company match up to 4%. Health Benefits are offered after 90 days of employment. The company will pay ½ the health benefits.

Qualified and interested? Email info@sdistaffing.com

If you are not qualified for this job but would like to view other job board openings, go to www.insurancecareeronline.com and register for free to view positions, training videos, job search resources, resume reviews and other tools to assist in advancing your job search.


Online Finds: Where Employers Can Search For Qualified Insurance Professionals!

May 8th, 2012

Are you an employer looking to hire a qualified insurance professional?  Would you like to search through some of our candidate profiles on your own time?  Well, you can! 

Just as candidates search for jobs on our job board, employers can search for candidates using Online Finds!
  • Just go to http://www.sdistaffing.com/employers/candidate/.
  • Select the category of experience required for your job opening:
    Commercial Lines, Financial Services, Health/Benefits, Insurance Accounting, Life/Disability, Office & Clerical Support, Personal Lines, Professional Liability, Risk Management, Surety Bonds, and Workers Compensation
  • Then call (888) 528-8367 or email info@sdistaffing.com with the Candidate # for the person you would like to meet with.
It can’t be any simpler than that, right? Go ahead and give it a try!

PLEASE NOTE: Not all of our available candidates are posted on this page. These are a select few who took the time to complete their profile online. Please call us if you don’t find a profile that matches what your company is looking for and we’ll start working on it! Also, be sure to bookmark our Online Finds page as a favorite so you can search new profiles each week.
CANDIDATES: If you are registered with San Diego Insurance Staffing and are actively searching for work, but don’t see your profile listed, give our office a call so we can get your profile posted!

The Lunch Police (aka CA employers) have been called off the beat, thanks to a landmark CA Supreme Court decision.

May 7th, 2012

In April 2012, the CA Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the Brinker v. Superior Court in favor of employers that they ‘Need Not Ensure That No Work Is Done’ on meal breaks. Now what?

Learn everything you need to know about meal and rest periods by registering for this FREE Webinar. Topics to be covered:

  • What has not changed about meal and rest periods?
  • What new flexibility has the Supreme Court signaled in Brinker?
  • Should employers allow employees to skip meal breaks?
  • Can employers require early or late meal/rest breaks?
  • When is the meal period penalty owed?
  • Are on duty waivers still needed?
  • How does Brinker change the class action landscape?
  • Practical tips for updating your meal/rest period policies and practices.

This webinar will assist business executives, managers and HR professionals understand the court’s ruling, learn how to implement the new rules, and avoid future litigation. The presentation will be provided by Christopher Olmsted, an employment law attorney and shareholder with the law firm Barker Olmsted & Barnier, APLC.

DATE:   Wednesday, May 16, 2012
TIME:   9:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. (PST)
LOCATION:   Online and teleconference

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/275717682



Guess and Win Contest: May 2012

May 3rd, 2012

It’s that time again for our monthy Guess & Win Contest!!! This is your opportunity to play for a chance to win a $25.00 gift certificate!

To participate in this contest, all you have to do is guess how may items are in the containers pictured below using the link below. That’s it!


The winner will be announced on our Blog & Facebook page on Friday, 05/18/2012. GOOD LUCK!!!

Only one entry per person per contest allowed. Previous 2012 contest winners and family members of internal SDIS employees are excluded from contest. Contest winner must guess the number correctly, or if no one guesses correctly, the winner will be the person who comes the closest, without going over the correct answer. Only one gift card per contest will be awarded. If there is a tie, where more than one participant answers correctly, the tied participants will be entered into a drawing for the $25.00 gift card.

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