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State Farm Intern

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Former Intern - College Intern in Irvine, CA (US)
Former Intern - College Intern in Irvine, CA (US)

I worked at State Farm as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Everyone is extremely nice and helpful. There are many aspects to the internship, you're getting a wide range of experience.

Cons

A lot of down time in the AFO. Not always busy.

Advice to Management

Mostly all are very helpful and go out of their way to give advice.

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    Insurance sales

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at State Farm full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    You knew what hours you would be working, coffee was always hot, most of the time you could find supplies. The only positive thing going for this place is that the customers were always upbeat and a joy to work with on their policies.

    Cons

    If you didn't produce sales, even in a down turned ecomony, you might want to start looking for work with another company or in another industry. Don't share ANYTHING you want to keep private, even when you think you know the person you are sharing it with "says" that it won't go any further. No place to advance if you are not kissing up to the boss.

    Advice to Management

    Learn how to work with employees. Stop the threats of being fired is you don't produce. This is not the way to "encourage" your staff when the economy is hard hit. For someone who says they know how to coach, I find it hard to believe that you seem to think you know how to treat your employees. If you coached a team like you treated your employees, you wouldn't have a team to coach. And 3 days paid vacation after the first year is not a benefit. That's a joke that will gets no laughs.

  2. Helpful (2)

    SF going to painful downsizing

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    Current Employee - Claims Team Manager in Bakersfield, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Claims Team Manager in Bakersfield, CA (US)

    I have been working at State Farm full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Family culture, nice people, work/life balance (in the right departments)

    Cons

    Company going through large downsizing. Jobs are moving to Bloomington, Dallas, Arizona, or Atlanta. Also, computers eliminating people. Agents and operations tend not to like each other.

    Advice to Management

    As you make the tough decisions, remember your employees

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