Progressive Car Insurance to Hire More Than 900 People by the End of 2013

Offers Live Twitter Q&A with Recruiting Managers

Business Wire

MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--

In an economy that is still recovering, Progressive Insurance is hiring for more than 900 jobs across the country, from Sacramento, CA to its headquarters in Cleveland, OH. Positions include IT, Analyst, Legal, Call Center, Claims and Corporate.

Progressive is routinely recognized as one of Northeast Ohio’s best places to work according to the Plain Dealer, and nationally ranked as one of the 44 Healthiest Companies to Work for by Greatist.com.

Flexible work arrangements, including working from home and compressed work weeks; performance bonuses; a casual dress code; on-site medical facilities for employees and their families; and fitness centers are just some of the amenities that Progressive offers.

“At Progressive, we maintain a thriving company culture to help our employees grow and succeed,” said Christy Palfy, recruiting manager at Progressive. “We really listen to our employees and their needs – both personal with health and wellness programs, and professional with on-the job training – and as a result we attract the best and brightest in the country.”

Positions are currently available in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, Georgia, Arizona, Colorado, California and Ohio. Phone representatives will sell policies, answer customer questions, or help customers file claims after car accidents. The jobs require work experience in a customer service environment and a stable work history.

All positions offer paid training. In addition, employees also receive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits.

Progressive employees also enjoy:

  • aerobics, spinning and yoga classes, along with access to discounted Weight Watchers at select locations
  • quiet rooms for relaxation and meditation at select locations
  • a world-renowned contemporary art collection
  • potential bonuses based on company performance
  • parenting resources, such as a child-care subsidy and maternity services
  • tuition assistance; and
  • employee-organized running clubs at select locations

To find out more about available jobs at Progressive or to apply, visit http://jobs.progressive.com. To connect directly with Progressive recruiters, take part in an upcoming live chat session next week on Twitter where you can ask questions about job opportunities, Progressive’s culture and get basic tips on the job application process.

When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: 11am – 1pm (Eastern Time)
Follow: #PGRCareerChat

About Progressive
The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies makes it easy to understand, buy and use auto insurance. Progressive offers choices so consumers can reach it whenever, wherever and however it’s most convenient—online at progressive.com, by phone at 1-800-PROGRESSIVE, on a mobile device or in-person with a local agent.

Progressive also offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, as well as home insurance through select carriers. It’s the fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle insurance and a leader in commercial auto insurance. Progressive also offers car insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.

Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like Name Your Price®, Snapshot® and Service Centers.

The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village, Ohio-based holding company, trade publicly at (PGR).

Contact:
Progressive PR
Erin Vrobel, 440-395-0179
Erin_L_Vrobel@Progressive.com
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