Kary York is the President of Insurance Resourcing, an insurance recruiting an consulting company.  She has been a recruiter for over 20 years in the Pacific Northwest and specializes in a wide variety of insurance brokerage, carrier, and agency roles.

Contact her at info@insuranceresourcing.com or call at 425-298-0278.

How to answer the interview question: “Where do you see yourself in 5 years?”

“Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years?” With this question, the employer is asking you to gaze inside your crystal ball and predict the future. It would be nice if that were possible, but with the quickly changing economy, it is not.  This is also a veiled way for the employer to gauge your […]

How to answer the interview question: “Why did you leave your past job?”

  “Why did you leave your past job?” As a recruiter, I get asked this question about my candidate every time I submit a resume.  As an applicant, you can bet that 99% of the employers will ask you why you left your last position.  It’s is a difficult question; your integrity is on the line with […]

How to answer the interview question: “What is your greatest failure?”

  “What is your greatest failure?”  The dreaded question; this one is even touchier than the weaknesses question because you have to admit a failure, not just a weakness. Tips to Answer this Interview Question: This one requires you to prepare an example ahead of time. It should be work-related, but you can discuss a […]

How to answer the interview question: Tell me about your greatest success?

“What Is Your Greatest Success? Tips to Answer this Interview Question: Think about your work accomplishments.  What have you done that really made you a “game changer” for the company?  For instance, did you win a key piece of business, save a huge account, develop a new program, or mentor someone that turned out to […]

Roadblock #2: Skills needed to do the job versus years of experience

Let’s face it, in this tight employment market, finding a candidate that matches up to a long laundry list of “must haves” is like finding a needle in a haystack. The problem is that many employers are still trying to hire as if there were an unlimited supply of interested and qualified applicants. They get […]

Employer Blog: Road Block #3: The Screening Interview: Is it helping you or hurting you?

Here are some of the of the biggest complaints that I hear from good candidates when I ask them about screening interviews: They are poorly conducted and the screener is often late in calling or misses the appointment The screener does not have day to day knowledge of the job duties The screener asks random […]

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