The Insurance Recruiter’s Playbook with Jacob Galecki


In this eye-opening episode of Awkward Insurance, hosts Dustyne Bryant and Ashley Fitzsimmons dive into the world of insurance industry recruiters with the insightful Jacob Galecki, Founder of Galecki Research Associates.

Unravel the mysteries behind recruiter niches and gain valuable advice on how to choose the right recruiter for your career journey. Jacob emphasizes the importance of seizing opportunities in today’s dynamic job market, where the days of lifelong company loyalty are fading. Discover why it’s crucial not to shy away from recruiter outreach and learn the key questions professionals should be asking to ensure a perfect fit.

Join us as we decode the nuances of navigating your career path in the ever-evolving landscape of the insurance industry.

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Jacob Galecki, Founder of Galecki Research Associates

Jacob Galecki is the Founder and Managing Principal of Galecki Search Associates, a professional and executive recruiting firm specializing in technical and analytical insurance talent.

Dustyne Bryant, MBA, CIC, CISR

Personal Lines Academic Director & Awkward Insurance Co-Host

Dustyne Bryant, is the Personal Lines Academic Director for The National Alliance for Insurance Education & Research. In her role, Dustyne collaborates with National Alliance faculty and industry colleagues to research and analyze Personal Lines segment trends, data, and coverage in an effort to deliver relevant and quality educational content to growing insurance professionals. 

Ashley Fitzsimmons, CISR

Director of Professional Development, Ohio Insurance Agents Association, Inc.

Awkward Insurance Co-Host

Known as the Beyonce of Insurance, Ashley has grown up in insurance. She has real life experience on the agency side – for nearly the last decade. She has had to overcome the same daily struggles and has personally researched and implemented many tools and programs to help her family agency run more efficiently.

Nine years spent as the fourth generation in a family agency located near Scranton, PA, obtaining her CISR designation, multiple speaking engagements across the country as well as being nominated the 2018 National CSR of the year has given her the knowledge and experience to help other agents thrive instead of just survive.

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