More than 100 people likely to be hired by progressive by September end


More than 100 people likely to be hired by progressive by September endProgressive auto insurance has been named one of Austin’s top workplaces by Austin American-Statesman. Hence, people who are looking forward to having a rewarding career must consider Progressive. It is the fourth largest auto insurance company throughout the nation and is presently going to fill at least 101 positions in sales, claims, and service. These are new vacancies at the Austin contact center and would be filled up by September end. In the month of May, Progressive had announced that it would be hiring around 65 customer service representatives in Austin.

These new entrants will be in charge of selling policies, answering customer queries, and helping customers to file claims following car accidents. There are a number of positions that require bilingual representatives who are fluent in both Spanish and English. These positions require at least two years’ post-secondary education and two years’ work experience in any customer service atmosphere.

John Hoppes, national recruiting director, Progressive, stated that they were looking for highly energetic customer-friendly people who will do their jobs earnestly and find innovative ways to solve problems as well as meet customer needs and demands. In exchange for this, candidates would be offered a work culture that will embrace innovative ideas and risk taking abilities, and will offer perks such as flexible schedules, on-site fitness center, business-casual dress code etc.

Now, candidates would be offered paid training, which may sound exciting to those who wish to make a career as a licensed insurance representative.

Some of these positions also offer other flexible scheduling options like an opportunity to work for four days in a week with 10-hour days and take three days off, instead of working the regular five-day week. Other than the regular benefits such as dental, vision, medical, life insurance etc., employees at Progressive will also enjoy bonuses based on performance, on-site fitness center, child-care subsidy, maternity services, parenting resources, tuition assistance, as well as a casual dress code.

Progressive offers a number of choices to customers and it is easy to reach them online or contact a local agent. Apart from being the fourth largest company in the nation, it is the largest motorcycle insurance seller as well as leader in auto insurance. It offers insurance coverage for trucks, boats, motorcycles, homes, recreational vehicles etc. Customers can save huge sums of money with the help of shopping tools and services that are offered by Progressive. Now, people can look forward to joining Progressive and being part of the company.