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Insurers Anticipate Staffing Increase Over the Next Year Despite Recruiting Difficulty: The Jacobson Group

Most insurers (68 percent) plan to increase staff during the next 12 months, while only 5 percent anticipate a reduction in the number of employees, according to the Semi-Annual U.S. Insurance Labor Market Study by The Jacobson Group. Overall recruiting …

Progressive Insurance Plans to Hire 6,400 New Employees By Year’s End

Progressive Insurance is embarking on a hiring spree. The insurer said it intends to hire up to 6,400 new employees across the country during the remainder of 2021. The Mayfield Village, Ohio-headquartered company with $42 billion in revenues said it …

GEICO Looks to Add 500 Employees in Georgia

Middle Georgia’s largest private employer says it’s trying to hire another 500 workers. GEICO, the Maryland-based insurance company owned by financial conglomerate Berkshire Hathaway, says it’s trying to add the workers at its Macon office. The Telegraph reports most of …

Ohio’s Encova Insurance Begins Virtual Internship Program

Columbus, Ohio-based Encova Insurance is moving forward with its summer internship program in Columbus, Ohio, and Charleston, West Virginia, with virtual training and onboarding of 22 interns. Currently, about 90% of Encova’s associates are working from home. At least to …

Financial Services Provides Plenty of Jobs – from Coast to Coast: Opinion

There were 755,436 people working in financial activities in the New York metropolitan area last year, more than twice as many as in the next-biggest area for such jobs, metro Los Angeles. But this amounted to just 8% of New …

Progressive Embarks on Hiring Binge: 10,000 People in 2019

Insurer Progressive said it expects to hire more than 10,000 people in the coming year to support its growth. Positions will include IT and analyst roles, corporate functions, customer care and claims roles. The Ohio-headquartered company has grown more than …

Buffett’s Geico to Open Service Center in Lenexa, Kansas, Create 500 Jobs

Business icon Warren Buffett plans to open a new Geico Insurance service center that will bring 500 jobs to Lenexa, Kansas. The Kansas City Area Development Council said in a news release that the center will open in August and …

Insurance Council of Texas Hosting ‘Speed Interview’ Student Recruiting Event

The Insurance Council of Texas (ICT) in July will host what the association says is its largest student recruitment event ever held for insurance and risk management students. ITC’s 3rd Annual Speed Interview and Network Session takes place on Thursday, …

Sioux Falls, S.D., Sees Drop in People Working Finance, Insurance Jobs

The finance industry has lost hundreds of workers in the past three years as health care and retail companies continue growing their workforce in the area. The Argus Leader reports that finance and insurance companies employed just under 14,000 people …

AXA to Add 550 Positions to North Carolina Location

Insurance company AXA plans to add 550 jobs in Charlotte, N.C., over the next five years, nearly doubling its local workforce. North Carolina officials announced the move May 9 after approving state tax breaks that could be worth nearly $12 …