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  1. Policies that lighten the burden of anxious tourists

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe Blue Cross senior manager Simon Leung says travel insurance sales surged after the tsunami I HAVE WORKED in insurance for 25 years, since my mid-20s, and joined Blue Cross five years ago, overseeing the travel side of the business which was one of our original core products, as well as health insurance. Blue Cross is well known in Hong Kong. It has been in health ...

  2. Offering peace of mind

    Posted Jul 16th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... is uncertainty. It is no wonder the fastest-growing industry of our times is insurance. Hong Kong has transformed to become one of the most insured places from one of the least insured. At the last count in 2003, the industry was worth more than $100 billion, representing 8.3 per cent of the economy. With a 53.8 per cent growth in new life insurance premiums alone last year, the industry's ...

  3. Launch pad

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Zurich Insurance Group's cadet school is dedicated to building a loyal and committed sales force, writes Tim Metcalfe CONSIDERING A CAREER in the booming insurance industry? Well, ... not a business for everyone,' said Steve Pang, manager of the New Advisor Development Centre at Zurich Insurance Group (Hong Kong), one of Hong Kong's leading insurers. 'Starting out ...

  4. Handling rejections all part of the job

    Posted Mar 12th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tim Metcalfe One of Zurich's newly trained professional recruits, Aline Loh, was formerly a senior analyst at an Australian bank. She recently switched to insurance after 10 years ... 'It was very comprehensive, covering a wide range of product knowledge and motivational skills,' Ms Loh said. Motivation is obviously an important aspect, given that insurance agents ...

  5. Career switch timed to perfection

    Posted May 21st 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... and this time her timing was impeccable. Ms Yau opted to sell financial plans, initially joining Tai Ping Life Insurance. 'I like dealing with people and it seemed like a challenge, figuring out ... of HSBC's newly formed life insurance operation. It was early days in an emerging industry for the banking giant. 'When I joined, there were only 20 financial planning managers. Today ...

  6. The law of corporate goalkeeping

    Posted Aug 13th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... becoming an accomplished 5,000-metre runner in the process. Today, the 36-year-old lawyer laughs at the irony that he is now company secretary and head of the legal and insurance departments ... secretary is performed largely behind the scenes. It focuses predominantly on the small print of contracts, legal agreements, insurance policies and the minutes and agendas of board meetings. ...

  7. Personal banking jobs multiplying

    Posted Feb 26th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... pension plan, invest your savings and sell you insurance- making 'personal banking' the industry's biggest growth sector. Personal banking is also the industry's biggest source ... in the banking industry is that salaries in the business of selling products such as insurance and pensions are far more dependable than before. The traditional providers of these services, insurance ...

  8. Hat-trick of winners has HSBC smiling

    Posted Oct 30th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... in insurance and investment products, as well as banking services, with a corps of customer relationship and financial planning managers numbering around 1,000 to assist their customers with planning ...

  9. A good image will attract the right staff

    Posted Jun 18th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... and culture at the Australian-owned life insurance and financial planning firm MLC (Hong Kong). He will be one of the speakers at the seminar. 'It's an employer value proposition. If your ... with more than 200 full-time staff and 800 agents, recently embarked on its own employer branding 'journey', as Mr Birman put it. The insurer has been established in Hong Kong since 1994 ...

  10. Wow factor wins over new recruits

    Posted Dec 11th 2004, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... of Insurers to sell insurance and investment products. From a career point of view, they can advance quickly from the level of financial planning executive to manager, depending on how they perform ...




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