Category: News

Jackson National Teaches Recruiters, Colleges and Technology Professionals the Value of Working in Financial Services IT

To develop IT professionals with skills that met the firm’s needs, Jackson ($120 billion in assets) began intern and training programs. The insurer was subsequently able to identify schools, such as Michigan Tech in nearby Houghton, Mich., whose [computer science] students were better trained and of a high quality in terms of their intellectual abilities, attitude and work ethic… [read more]

The Use of Visual Aids in Risk Communication Gets International Attention

Assistant Professor of Psychology Edward Cokely and colleagues have published on risk literacy as communicated through the use of graphs and other visual aids. The work has received the attention of several European and American newspapers and websites. One of the publications earned a Best Paper Award by the American Psychological Association… [read more]