Career Advice

How to stand out from the crowd

The Lloyd's market is extremely competitive and if you're hoping to pursue a career in the industry you need to make sure you stand out from the crowd. So, how can you do this?

Some suggestions:

  • If you have a connection in the Lloyd's market, ask if they are able to help you get some work experience at a managing agent or brokers. This can really help strengthen your CV and will give you an invaluable insight in to the areas you might like to work in if you join the market.
  • Apply for summer internship roles to the managing agency, brokers and the Corporation of Lloyd's (information will be available on the company's website). You will gain great experience and knowledge through an apprenticeship - use it as an opportunity to network and make contacts in the market...they may come in useful when you're applying for a job.
  • Apply for work experience in general insurance companies - experience within the insurance industry as a whole would be advantageous.