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FAA Tells Boeing More Training For 737 Max Pilots May Be Needed

U.S. regulators have told Boeing Co. that pilots may require additional training to properly respond to emergencies on the 737 Max after airline crews failed to perform proper procedures in simulator tests. In a Feb. 19 letter to Boeing reviewed …

Boeing Backs Simulator Training It Once Resisted for Max Pilots

Boeing Co. is recommending that airlines put pilots through simulator training before they fly the 737 Max — a stunning reversal that is intended to reassure the flying public of the grounded jetliner’s safety after two deadly crashes. The shift …

Viewpoint: Scrutiny Undermines Argument that Cyber Insurance Encourages Ransomware

As the cyber insurance market continues to grow, it’s only natural to discuss its place in the battle against cyber-attacks, including ransomware, which has been a prevalent topic in recent months. Over the last several years, the cyber insurance market …

Mass Shootings Prompt Businesses to Train Staff on Warning Signs

NEW YORK — At a four-hour meeting last month, Michelle Abdow’s staffers got to experience some of the sights, sounds and even smells they could encounter if someone invaded their office and began shooting. Security experts and local law enforcement …

Retail Has Active Shooter Plans, But Training Hurt by Turnover

Most retailers have plans in place to deal with an active shooter, like the one that terrorized a Walmart Inc. store this past weekend in El Paso, Texas. But a hot job market has hit worker retention rates, making it …

As InsurTech Takes Over, Insurers Must Train the Humans that Remain

CHICAGO — As technology eliminates claims jobs through automation, insurers will need to build new skill sets for the employees who remain, speakers said during the second and final day of the Insurance Nexus Connected Claims Conference. Eric Brandt, managing …

One-Day Modern Consumer Training for Insurance Professionals Hosted by PIA of Michigan on Thursday, April 25th

Warwick, RI, 4/19/13 – Astonish, a leading digital marketing solutions and sales training provider for insurance agencies, encourages local insurance agency principals, CEOs, and presidents in Michigan and surrounding areas to attend a free one-day sales and marketing training event …

Astonish Announces Early Bird Pricing for Annual E-Agent Summit

Warwick, RI, 04/03/13 – Astonish, a leading digital marketing, technology, and training provider for insurance agencies and brokerages, is thrilled to announce early bird pricing for the upcoming E-Agent Summit taking place October 27-29, 2013 at the Red Rock in …

Astonish’s One-Day Modern Consumer Training Hosted by QQ Solutions on Thursday, April 11

Warwick, RI, 04/01/13 – Astonish, a leading digital marketing solutions and sales training provider for insurance agencies, encourages local insurance agency principals, CEOs, and presidents in Florida and surrounding areas to attend a free one-day sales and marketing training event …

Farm Accidents Focus of Mississippi Firefighter Workshop

A fire department in Corinth, Miss., plans a four-hour training session focusing on farming accidents. The Daily Corinthian reports the free program for first responders will be held Thursday at the Alcorn Farm Machinery-Home and Outdoor Show. The session will …