59. 5 Ways to Find Quality Candidates Without a Recruiter

Agents Growth Academy

Sep 15 2022 • 20 mins

Jim Schubert hosts this episode of Agents Growth Academy to share five great ways to find candidates without breaking the bank on recruiters. Listing all positions on your website, incentivizing your staff, asking your partners for help, creating a video advertisement on social media, and embracing work from anywhere are all proven methods at AGA headquarters. By implementing even a few of these strategies, you're sure to see an increase in the quality of your applicants.

3 Key Takeaways

  • You can find quality candidates without using a recruiter or at least lower the cost of recruiters by utilizing the other five resources your agency already has to offer.
  • Embrace remote working in your agency. There are multiple benefits of expanding your horizon to candidates across the US.
  • Incentivize your staff in a way that matters to them. Don’t be too cheap, but pick a sum that you feel comfortable with.


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About Jim Schubert

Jim is the CEO of Southern States Insurance, one of Georgia's largest independent insurance agencies. He is a nationally recognized author and podcast guest contributor appearing in Insurance Journal, Independent Agent Magazine, Insurance Business America Magazine, Best's Review and Applied Systems.

Jim is a passionate advocate for small business owners, entrepreneurs and independent insurance agents. He loves sharing ideas about agency growth, digital marketing, and the lost art of human interaction.

Jim is also the creator of Agents Growth Academy, an online resource for insurance agents and agency owners who want to take their growth to the next level. And when he needs to take a clarity break, he is either behind a camera lens in the great outdoors or teaching aspiring shutterbugs how to take beautiful nature photography at Schubert Photography.