(BPT) - According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the 'Great Resignation' saw more Americans leave their jobs last year than
even in 2020. If you're one of the many Americans who recently left - or lost - your job, or if you've been searching for better opportunities, consider making a difference by helping others through an in-demand career. Celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, State Farm® is experiencing historical growth and seeking caring individuals - both with and without prior insurance experience - to fill thousands of vital roles.
Because this Fortune 50 company aims not just to recruit but to retain employees long term, you will find surprising benefits and levels of flexibility. Many positions offer work-from-home capability, in addition to competitive pay, access to tuition assistance programs and a welcome bonus.
Sound intriguing? Here are just some of the top reasons for considering a career with the U.S. insurance industry leader.
1. Making a difference
Insurance claims professionals often help people during the most difficult times of their lives. Whether due to a catastrophic event or natural disaster, people who have suffered losses to their home and property require empathetic service. Any experience in the field of customer service or helping others often provides the transferable skills needed, to include: the ability to listen, have patience and empathize with the customer and their situation. These roles are significant, in that they help make the lives of customers better, in situations when they need it most.
Are you bilingual? Employees at all levels are needed to help customers who speak Spanish, Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin and Korean.
2. Location, location, location
Because there are thousands of claims positions to fill nationwide, there's a good chance you can find a job near you. While most of the entry-level positions may be found near one of the company's hub cities in Atlanta, Georgia; Bloomington, Illinois; Phoenix, Arizona, and Dallas, Texas, there are also claims field positions available for experienced individuals at locations all across the country, including Colorado, Tennessee, Pennsylvania, Florida, Ohio - and elsewhere. If you have a background in the insurance or construction industries or you simply appreciate the rewarding challenge of helping people in the aftermath of severe weather events and other disasters, you may be able to find just the right location to suit your needs.
To explore all of the open possibilities in your area, visit Jobs.StateFarm.com.
3. Welcome bonuses
New claims hires will be eligible to receive up to $2,000 in tiered welcome bonuses during their first year of employment. This includes a bonus paid after 30 days, plus additional bonuses throughout your first year of employment.
4. Competitive pay
In addition to industry-competitive salaries, the company offers employees annual merit increases and incentive programs. Each employees' salary and incentive opportunities are regularly reviewed to maintain competitiveness. You will have opportunities to grow your salary over time and earn promotions, differentials and overtime where applicable. You may also earn special cash rewards for special contributions or exceptional accomplishments.
5. Tuition assistance
Have you always wanted to finish your degree or work toward an advanced degree to boost your career even further? State Farm encourages your personal and professional growth by providing comprehensive tuition assistance programs for continuing education.
Above all of these offerings, the company seeks and supports a diverse workforce, and considers everyone in the organization to be an important part of the State Farm Family.
'We're very proud of the recognition we've received for being an inclusive employer,' said Cheryl Logue, Talent Management Executive at State Farm. 'Acknowledgements such as AnitaB.org's Top Companies for Women Technologists, LATINA Style's 50 Best Companies to Work, Black Enterprise Magazine's Best Companies for Diversity, G.I. Jobs Magazine Top 100 Most Military-Friendly Employer and Disability Inclusion's Best Companies to work for, affirm that we are on the right track to ensuring that State Farm is a great place to work, for every single employee.'
Ready for a positive change? Kickstart a thriving career by visiting StateFarm.com/Careers.