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Zurich Apprenticeship Week Summit lights path for high school students

More than 110 high school students learn of opportunities to fast-track a career without student loan debt at Zurich National Apprenticeship Week Summit.

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Zurich to host National Apprenticeship Week Summit

Chicago-area high school students will learn about opportunities to fast-track a professional career at Zurich National Apprenticeship Week Summit on Nov. 14

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Zurich welcomes Chicago nonprofits to SkillShare Summit

Leaders and staff from nonprofits in the Chicago area invest in their own development during a day of workshops led by Zurich employees

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Zurich again ranks among Forbes’ Best Employers for Women

For the second year, Zurich Insurance Group chosen as one of the top American companies in survey of over 60,000 employees on issues relevant to working women.

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Women leaders inspire with personal reflections on their success

A panel of distinguished leaders in the insurance industry inspired hundreds of attendees in the ballroom at RIMS Canada in Edmonton with personal tales of embracing career challenges, mentoring others and achieving a work-life balance.

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Zurich named one of Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces®

Achievers award recognizes Zurich as an employer showing leadership and innovation in engaging employees. Here are a few ways we’re doing that.

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Zurich earns spot in 2019 Diversity Best Practices Inclusion Index

Zurich North America recognized by Diversity Best Practices (DBP) for commitments to diversity in hiring, promotions, senior roles and more.

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Zurich employees promote diversity and inclusion in Chicago Pride Parade

More than 60 people from five states gathered to walk in the annual downtown event

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Apprenticeships take center stage at Washington, D.C., events

Apprenticeships and worker retraining were two key topics that Zurich sought to highlight at a roundtable discussion on June 12 in Washington, D.C.

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Zurich’s Jillian Walsh highlights apprenticeships on future of work panel

As the need for a skilled, diverse workforce increases, apprenticeships can operate as a “pipeline of talent” according to Jillian Walsh, Zurich’s Employee Experience and Culture Consultant.

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Zurich touts apprenticeships at RIMS

About two dozen insurance professionals gathered in the Global Studio at RIMS 2019 to hear Al Crook discuss how apprenticeship programs, like the one Zurich North America started more than three years ago, can help address talent shortages in the industry.

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Zurich named to list of best employers for veterans

For the fourth consecutive year, Zurich’s focus on hiring and supporting veterans has been recognized by Military Times by being named to the publication’s Best for Vets: Employers 2019 listing.

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Making a real community impact, virtually

Zurich North America is introducing “virtual volunteerism” as a way to keep remote employees engaged and to support the company’s community giving efforts.

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Zurich Insurance launches Cyber Security Apprenticeship to address growing demand for cyber security professionals

Combines real-world experience with classroom learning; Helps develop a highly-skilled cyber security workforce prepared to tackle threats of cyber crime.

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Zurich Insurance named to Forbes’ Best Employers for Women list

Independent survey ranks the multi-line insurance provider among the top 300 U.S. companies with more than 1,000 employees.

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Zurich North America joins Ellevate Network to expand professional development resources for Zurich employees

Zurich North America has joined the Ellevate Network, a leading network for professional women.

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Zurich North America continues to be an employer of choice for veterans

For the third consecutive year, Zurich’s focus on hiring and supporting veterans has been recognized by Military Times by being named to the publication’s Best for Vets: Employers 2018 listing.

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Zurich Insurance again named one of the Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives

Zurich Insurance has been named one of the 2018 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE).

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Zurich Insurance makes Forbes’ first-ever “Best Employers for Diversity” list

Zurich Insurance Group has been named to a list of “America’s Best Employers for Diversity” by Forbes magazine.

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Zurich Insurance named to Working Mother “100 Best Companies” four years in a row

Zurich North America today was selected by Working Mother magazine as one of the 100 Best Companies for 2017. It’s the fourth consecutive year Zurich has earned this honor.

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Zurich North America continues to be an employer of choice for veterans

Insurance provider moves up 4 places in Military Times Best for Vets: Employers 2017 list.

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Zurich Insurance named to Forbes’ Best Employers list for second straight year

Independent survey ranks the multi-line insurance provider among the top 500 U.S. companies with more than 5,000 employees.

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Zurich Insurance again named one of the Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives

Zurich Insurance has been named one of the 2017 Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives (NAFE).