“Over the last several years, things began to change. Then, within the last 12 months, they became so intolerable that I had to leave”
Senior Life Underwriter Personal Communication October 2016
This veteran senior underwriter approached me, seeking to talk about why she left a promising career in a prominent life insurer.
I emphasize that this was wholly unsolicited.
Being fairly well known within the underwriting community and also because I publish the monthly e-magazine Hot Notes©, it is not unusual for me to be contacted by underwriters. And I put aside whatever I am working on to respond to all questions and concerns raised by my peers.
Hank’s new Best’s Review essay exposes the risks of overemphasis on productivity, at the expense of quality, in underwriting.