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Florida Governor Signs State Insurance Licensing, Workforce Development Bill

The Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA) is celebrating the passage of House Bill 1133, a bill it sponsored in cooperation with the Florida Department of Financial Services. Passed overwhelmingly by Florida lawmakers, the bill was signed by Florida Gov. …

Liberty Mutual to Bring 5K Jobs to North Texas Campus

Liberty Mutual Insurance expects to have 5,000 employees working at its new campus in the Dallas suburb of Plano by the end of 2017. The nation’s third-largest insurer told employees Tuesday about the new campus, the Dallas Morning News reported. …

Nationwide to Move 175 Jobs from Iowa to Ohio

Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has plans to move 175 jobs out of Des Moines, Iowa, to its Ohio headquarters. Company spokesman Eric Hardgrove tells the Des Moines Register the company’s home mortgage operations will be relocated to headquarters in Columbus, …

Farmers Looks to Add 85 Agency Owners Across Washington

Farmers Insurance is looking to grow its presence in Washington by adding 85 agency owners throughout the state. Candidates with a record of previous sales success, those with experience in the financial sector, and those who have recently entered into …

Answer Financial Inc. Opens Insurance Sales Office in Utah

Encino, Calif.-based Answer Financial Inc. will open a fourth office in Ogden, Utah. The office, adjacent to operations for sister company Esurance, opens this summer. The office is currently taking applications for sales professionals. Answer plans to begin training its first …

Recruiting Allstate in Colorado Will Pay for Refers

Under its effort to continue expanding across Colorado, Allstate says it will appoint 24 new agency owners in the state this year and it will offer to pay people for referring qualified candidates. Including support staff the expansion is expected to create at …

Former Basketball Star Bringing Insurance Jobs to Illinois

Earvin “Magic” Johnson will be a controlling shareholder of an insurance company that’s opening new offices in Illinois and creating about 200 jobs. Gov. Pat Quinn and Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced in a statement that EquiTrust Life Insurance Co. …

Major Insurance Exchange Company Expanding in Illinois

A major Illinois health insurance exchange has announced plans to double its workforce to serve those shopping for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. GoHealth LLC announced it plans to create 450 additional jobs by the end of 2013. …

Insurance Processing Center Bringing 600 New Jobs to Missouri

President Barack Obama’s health care reform is unpopular in parts of Missouri, but it is bringing 600 new jobs to the state. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that Virginia-based government contractor Serco Inc. will hire 600 people over the next …

Survey: Most Insurers Expect to Increase Revenues, Add Jobs in Next 12 Months

A new survey from insurance recruiting firm The Jacobson Group and consulting firm Ward Group shows the majority of property/casualty insurers are expecting to hire more staff over the next 12 months. The mid-year insurance labor market survey asked insurance …