Allstate

Customer Service Representative - Unlicensed - Allstate Direct (Remote - Home Based Worker)

Posted on Apr 27 Northbrook, IL 273 views

The world isn’t standing still, and neither is Allstate. We’re moving quickly, looking across our businesses and brands and taking bold steps to better serve customers’ evolving needs. That’s why now is an exciting time to join our team. As a leader in a corporation with 83,000 employees and agency force members, you’ll have a hand in transforming not only Allstate but a dynamic industry. You’ll have opportunities to take risks, challenge the status quo and shape the future for the greater good.

You’ll do all this in an environment of excellence and the highest ethical standards – a place where values such as integrity, inclusive diversity and accountability are paramount. We empower every employee to lead, drive change and give back where they work and live. Our people are our greatest strength, and we work as one team in service of our customers and communities.

Everything we do at Allstate is driven by a shared purpose: to protect people from life’s uncertainties so they can realize their hopes and dreams. For 89 years we’ve thrived by staying a step ahead of whatever’s coming next – to give customers peace of mind no matter what changes they face. We acted with conviction to advocate for seat belts, air bags and graduated driving laws. We help give survivors of domestic violence a voice through financial empowerment. We’ve been an industry leader in pricing sophistication, telematics, digital photo claims and, more recently, device and identity protection. We are the Good Hands. We don’t follow the trends. We set them.

Hours/Compensation

 

Start Date:

June 24th, 2021

Schedule

: Majority of shifts are Tuesday-Saturday (off Sunday and Monday).  Shift start times are between 1pm - 3:30pm (Central Time) 

First Phase of Training

(approx 4 weeks

):

 9 AM to 5:30 PM CST Monday - Friday

Compensation: $16.00 per hour

(shift differential available for qualifiying shifts)

This position is not available for California, New York, Alaska, and Hawaii residents

Job Description

Allstate Direct is growing our virtual workforce and we are looking for customer-centric, charismatic, talented individuals who thrive in a collaborative and challenging environment. Customer Service is committed to delivering an effortless, efficient and personalized customer experience.

It is Allstate's goal to support our customers how, when and where they want to be served.  As a result, it is critical that all our team members can commit to a flexible work schedule that includes weekends and holidays.  Schedules are subject to change due to business need.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support our Customers by delivering an effortless and personalized experience
  • Active listening, showing interest, compassion and displaying empathy for the customer.
  • Demonstrate accuracy in processing changes to customer policies based on the information provided.
  • Ensure first call resolution and customer satisfaction on all transactions.
  • Work in a dynamic “virtual" environment


Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 1-2 years of customer service experience, call center experience a plus
  • Be proficient in multi-tasking on the computer, phone and chat rooms to support customer requests.
  • Excellent listening /communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Flexibility with changes to business requirements (ie: shift and weekend work schedules)
  • Established experience in work from home environment experience a plus


 

NOTE: This role will

not

require a new hire to obtain a Property and Casualty insurance license

Working Environment

We are committed to leveraging technology to enable home based work in combination with our traditional call centers.  Qualified candidates will need a dedicated work space and must meet internet access standards for consideration.  As a commitment to our customer and employee experience hardware is provided (computer and peripherals).

 

Standard Technical Requirements



  • Home Internet service must be stable.
  • 50 Mbps Download and 5 Mbps upload internet service packages
  • Access to hardwire (plug-in) ethernet/network cable to your modem/router during your shift.  
    • Wifi connection is not allowed
    • Cannot use satellite, hotspots, MIFI devices, wireless AC wall plug-in extenders, repeaters, boosters and/or pods
  • Space for Desktop equipment and 2 monitors – Allstate will provide all equipment


 

Information Security requirements



  • Minimum Requirements – (summary, not all inclusive)
  • Established or Dedicated Work area at home, ensuring:
    • No one can see your screens, keyboards or Allstate documents
    • Area is located where no one can overhear your conversations
    • Free from potential hazards affecting equipment (e.g. pets, plants, water, etc.)
    • Workspace is not vulnerable to theft
    • Free from distractions


The candidate(s) offered this position will be required to submit to a background investigation, which includes a drug screen.

 

Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands®.



 

As a Fortune 100 company and industry leader, we provide a competitive salary – but that’s just the beginning. Our Total Rewards package also offers benefits like tuition assistance, medical and dental insurance, as well as a robust pension and 401(k). Plus, you’ll have access to a wide variety of programs to help you balance your work and personal life -- including a generous paid time off policy.

 

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Allstate generally does not sponsor individuals for employment-based visas for this position.



 

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