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Issue 7 CONTENTS FEATURES FOR A CHANGE 10 TIME Find out more about the accreditation move to IT Sligo and the changes ahead of it IS ELEARNING? 26 WHAT Amy Martin explains the principles of eLearning and it's effectiveness EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE 32 THE Why taking on an apprentice should be your next move WORDS HURT 44 And online means that it's visible to everyone THINKPIECES DISTRIBUTION DIRECTIVE 22 INSURANCE The 6 things you need to know before COVER STORY KNOWLEDGE WORTH SHARING Available now at Autumn / Winter 2018 CPD Series 12 the October 2018 deadline THE CHANGING FACE OF INSURANCE PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT Why a career in insurance isn’t what you think it is YOU WANT TO BE AN EXPERT? 40 SO, Why being a genius is not as important as you may think. YOUR EXPERIENCE 42 REINFORCING Why taking an insurance qualification isn’t just for new entrants CAREERS 42 26 talking about? We've got you covered. WHAT NOT TO DO NEXT 36 HIRING? Why employers need to sell themselves at interview just as much as the candidate • 44 hours of face-to-face lectures across 5 regional locations • CPD eLearning available on Connect, with new modules added regularly • NEW FOR 2018: 2 webinars with economist Jim Power, new formats and new venues To book online go to or contact our events team on 01 645 6666 or [email protected] HANDY GUIDE TO OFFICE SPEAK 30 YOUR Ever sit in a meeting with no clue what people are LEAVE 38 MATERNITY What members need to know before they go on maternity leave BONUS 10 ON OFFER THIS AUTUMN 46 WHAT'S The latest offers as part of our Bonus programme Issue 7 • September 2018 • The Insider 3