Affiliates & Partners

Promoting, strengthening, and continuing to help be the #1 resource.

CareerPlug

Proven hiring software to help you hire the right people faster.

Technology

Access to a variety of technology solutions and tools to make your agency more efficient.

Marketing Resources

Make it easier to market your agency as a member of PIIAC and IIABA.

Other Resources

Find all the resources and links you need!

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Find Experienced Staff Today

The Right Way to Make the Right Hires

CareerPlug provides an easy-to-use system that automates many of the tedious, manual steps of the hiring process. The built-in evaluation tools help you confidently identify, evaluate, and hire the right person.

PIIAC members receive a free basic CareerPlug account that comes with a branded careers page, pre-built job templates, and a configured hiring process. For greater success, you can upgrade the free account to a paid Pro subscription at an exclusive partnership rate of $595/year for unlimited job postings to top job boards including Indeed, ZipRecruiter, GoogleJobs, Facebook Jobs, etc., and use of personality assessments.*

*For first location. Additional fees apply for additional locations.

Branded Careers Page

Pre-Built Job Templates

Configured Hiring Process

Exclusive Rate for PIIAC Members

and many more. . .

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Agency Valuation & Perpetuation Consulting 

89% of agency owners do NOT know their Fair Market Value. Are you one of them? PIIAC members receive a FREE 30-minute consultation with Carey Wallace with Agency Focus.

Customized consulting is also available, and includes:

Agency Operations

Compensation Strategy

Transition Planning - Clients & Future Owners

Agency Goal & Budgeting

Cashflow & Risk Analysis

Carrier Strategy

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People, Process, and Prosperity for your Business

PIIAC has partnered with BBSI to offer PIIAC members a 15% discount on the services provided by BBSI. BBSI offers payroll, HR, risk, and business consulting services and workers’ compensation designed to help you and your business prosper.

To get started with BBSI or to learn more about their resources, contact BBSI or visit their website. Let them know you are a PIIAC agency member.

How can BBSI help your agency succeed?

Payroll

Human Resources

Risk & Safety

Recruiting

Business Strategy

Retirement Benefits

Workers’ Compensation

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Find Experienced Staff Today

Hire Your Dream Team!
Gain qualified pretiring talent matched to your specific job needs.

PIIAC members receive a one-time 50% discounted set up fee.

Fill staffing needs when you can’t find the talent, whether part-time or full-time

Save on hiring, training, managing, overhead and turnover costs

Generate operational efficiencies and drive growth

and many more. . .

Marketing Resources

TrustedChoice.com

As a member of PIIAC, your agency receives a basic profile on TrustedChoice.com, allowing you to receive referrals of real consumers shopping for insurance. With an Advantage Subscription, your agency will be more visible on TrustedChoice.com, resulting in more referrals.

Learn more about Advantage Subscription

Marketing Reimbursement Plan

Trusted Choice will reimburse portions of expenses incurred by PIIAC members who have cobranded their advertising and marketing materials to include the Trusted Choice logo.

Learn more about the Marketing Reimbursement Plan

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Agency Nation

Agency Nation resources help push traditional insurance marking into the past with insights, events and hands-on courses that get real results.  Agency Nation will teach you how grow your business using digital marketing.

Learn more about Agency Nation  

Trusted Choice Brand Resources

As a member of PIIAC and IIABA, you have access to free, sharable marketing content.  Trusted Choice has also created ad campaigns that can be customized for your agency.

Access Content to Share

Access Ad Campaigns

AVYST eForms Wizard

eForms Wizard can dramatically improve the submission process and ensure you have everything you need when meeting with your client.

eForms Wizard Bronze Subscription is free for PIIAC members.

ACORD Forms

ACORD provides the standard forms used by the insurance industry and are now available in a variety of formats.

PIIAC/Big ‘I’ Members with less than $50 million in annual revenue will receive a free EUL.

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The Leading eSignature Solution DocuSign enables you to have your clients electronically sign documents from almost anywhere. DocuSign helps you streamline processes, reduce cost, increase efficiency, and reduce E&O exposure while improving your ability to serve your customers.

The standard plan includes:

Multiple Users

Basic Fields

Mobile App

Integration with Dropbox & Google Drive

Personalized Branding

Big “I” Members save up to 20% on DocuSign Products - New accounts only

Ask An Expert

When you have a tough question, our experts are here for you.  If you can’t find your answer in the Research Library, we have volunteer experts who can answer, or find an answer, to your questions.  Ask an Expert is a Big “I” Members resources. If you are a Big “I” Member, sign in to ask your questions or search the research library.

Educate Your Agency

As the state’s largest provider of insurance agent continuing education classes, PIIAC strives to have the right resource connections to help further your knowledge and career. From Agency E&O Risk Management to the highly acclaimed CIC and CISR programs, your Association is committed to being the source for all your insurance education needs.

Errors & Omissions Insurance to Protect Your Agency

When you know you have the best agency E&O Protection, you can focus on growing your most important asset – your business. As a member of PIIAC, we can offer you quotes for your agencies E&O through our exclusive relationship with Westport and Utica.

Rough Notes Advantage Plus.

A Sales & Risk exposure evaluation tool you can afford.

Rough Notes Advantage Plus, formerly the Big “I” Virtual Risk Consultant (VRC) is a trusted insurance knowledge base platform available at a member exclusive discounted price to Big I members. Quickly get the information you need to understand your customers operations and exposures while identifying appropriate coverages. Gain access to the resources your agency needs, such as E&O checklists, sales and marketing tools, proposal language, plus training and development support. Big “I” members receive a $200 discount.  Use code IIABA.

How does Rough Notes Advantage Plus Help?

  • By helping to understand exposures of businesses in more than 650 different industries, including recommended minimum coverages.
  • By allowing the creation and printing of comprehensive questionnaires to collect the information necessary to complete ACORD applications.
  • By providing a comprehensive list of coverages with succinct definitions to enhance understanding at the point of sale. 
  • By offering important customer file documentation in the form of a comprehensive checklist of coverages offered, accepted, rejected or not applicable which is signed by the customer and stored in the file.