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  • Hartford Courant
    May 28, 2019

    The apprenticeship partnership between Capital Community College and The Hartford is in its third year. The Hartford’s Claims Apprentice Program combines paid on-the-job training, classroom work and tuition assistance made available from various sources, including federal money. John Kinney, chief claims officer at The Hartford, said apprenticeships “bring a more diverse talent to our workplace.” The insurer’s claims operations employ 7,000 employees nationally.

  • FOX Business
    May 10, 2019

    On Mornings With Maria on May 10, our Chairman and CEO Christopher Swift and Shatterproof CEO Gary Mendell encouraged employers to help end stigma around addiction, provide education about opioids, and take action on the opioid crisis.

    April 23, 2019

    When John Kinney, The Hartford's chief claims officer, recalibrated his staffing goals five years ago, he wanted his workers to represent the customer base they serve. Working closely with the human resources and learning and development departments, The Hartford created an apprenticeship program in Connecticut, the success of which has allowed the company to install several more of the programs around the country.

    April 10, 2019

    The Hartford participates in the U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL's) registered apprenticeship program. Capital Community College in Hartford, Conn., where Martin majored in management, is among the schools around the U.S. the company partners with to offer an insurance-specific curriculum. Students in the programs at colleges The Hartford partners with graduate with no college debt. 

    February 6, 2019

    You remember how hard it was when it was time to take the car keys away from Dad. Here’s an even tougher question: How far away are you from the same fate? You could be closer than you think. 

  • Community College Daily
    February 4, 2019

    John Kinney, chief claims officer at The Hartford, has seen many changes during his 22 years in the insurance industry. He believes one of the most dramatic shifts that has occurred over the last decade or so has been the rise in customer expectations. Employers across a wide variety of industries say the so-called “soft” skills such as problem solving, critical thinking, communication and collaboration have grown in importance as rapid advancements in technology have

    January 31, 2019

    There is plenty of opportunity for insurers in the product liability market as emerging technologies and products bring previously unimagined risks. More than ever, underwriters must be intimately acquainted with evolving technologies and with their customers’ and prospective customers’ changing risks and coverage needs. The upshot: “Carriers are becoming more specialized in order to meet the unique needs of their customers,” says Lane Schaffer, head of General

  • Inside Edition
    January 16, 2019

    The Hartford recently launched its new Ability Equipped program to significantly improve access to adaptive sports and provide adaptive sports equipment for youth and adults with disabilities across the country. Abby Duffy, one of the first recipients of the Ability Equipped program, participated in an interview to share her story as a blind skier and what it meant to receive new adaptive equipment from The Hartford.

  • Leaders Magazine
    January 7, 2019

    The Hartford's Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Susan Johnson participated in an interview with Leaders Magazine focusing on the company's diversity and inclusion strategy, as well as the important role employees have in creating an inclusive culture.

    December 25, 2018

    For volunteers with non-profit Hands on Hartford, the gift of giving and good cheer can go a long way for someone in need in Hartford. A plate full of food and some smiles were offered on Bartholomew Ave. Serving Christmas dinner has been a foundation for the non-profit which was founded in 1969. In addition to the meal, gifts were donated by The Hartford, and with the help of a local school, toys are put under the tree for kids that spend their Christmas morning at the kitchen.