❔Total Questions : 12

⏱ Duration (mins) : 15

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When hiring an Underwriter, there are several important qualities and skills to consider. Look for candidates with a strong analytical mindset and attention to detail. They should possess excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to assess risks accurately. A thorough understanding of insurance policies, regulations, and industry guidelines is crucial. Candidates should have strong mathematical and statistical skills to analyze data and make informed decisions. Effective communication and interpersonal skills are important as they may need to interact with clients, agents, and other stakeholders. The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines is essential. Additionally, candidates should demonstrate a high level of integrity and ethical conduct. Proficiency in computer software and data analysis tools is desirable.

Skills to Assess
  • Analytical Skills Senior
  • Critical Thinking
  • Communication Skills
  • English
  • Leadership
Related Roles
  • Underwriting Specialist
  • Insurance Underwriter
  • Senior Underwriter
  • Commercial Underwriter
  • Risk Analyst

Skills assessed in our quiz

Analytical Skills Senior

Tests the candidate's ability to work with complex data and information to solve problems. This may include evaluating their proficiency in areas such as data analysis, critical thinking, problem-solving, and statistical analysis and the ability to identify trends, patterns, and relationships in data.

Critical Thinking

Tests the ability to analyze complex problems and evaluate multiple solutions using logic and reasoning. This includes the ability to identify assumptions.

Communication Skills

Tests the ability to communicate effectively with team members, clients, and stakeholders. This includes proficiency in written and verbal communication, active listening, and conflict resolution.


This skill block evaluates the proficiency in the English language, including grammar, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also tests the ability to communicate effectively in both written and spoken English.


It is designed to measure an individual's leadership and management skills. This tool aims to evaluate how effectively a person can lead and manage a team in different situations. It may cover a range of topics, such as communication skills, conflict resolution, decision-making, delegation, motivation, and goal-setting.

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Video Interview Questions

Here are a list of suggested interview questions to ask candidates who have successfully completed the screening quiz:
Question 1

Can you describe your experience in underwriting and how you assess risks in insurance policies? How do you determine appropriate coverage and premiums?

Question 2

How do you stay updated with changes in insurance regulations and industry guidelines? Can you provide an example of how you have adapted your underwriting practices in response to regulatory changes?

Question 3

Can you discuss a challenging underwriting decision you had to make and the factors you considered before making the final determination? How did you handle any conflicts or disagreements that arose from your decision?

Question 4

How do you handle a large volume of underwriting requests within tight deadlines? Can you explain your approach to prioritizing and managing your workload effectively?

Question 5

In your opinion, what are the key qualities or skills that make an Underwriter successful, and how do you embody those qualities in your work?

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