How many out there have been terminated or forced into leaving/retirement before severance?
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Just FYI folks. All you leadership was conservative. Now the company is being operated by a vast majority of liberals. All about me! Look at bonuses and cost of marketing instead of focusing on the internal customer. I know! I had a claim consultant... read more
How are things in Irvine Claims? How many people left?
HR had an all employee meeting this week and their executives spent almost 10 minutes laughing and making fun of retirees who wrote letters about the retiree select a gift going away. I am fine with the decision to do away with the gift, but this... read more
I work at a different insurance company. In the past if we had issues with a State Farm claim handler not responding to multiples calls or emails (or if they just plain didn't know how to do their job) we could request a transfer to a manager right... read more
I just got off the phone with a friend's daughter who was in a car accident last weekend. The first thing that happened to her, was that when she called ILR they told her to file with the other company because the other person was at fault. She had... read more
Anyone have this?
How many years in row have we had the data integrity memo? You think that's because agents and their staff are showing high degrees of integrity? That's not happening from the low producing slugs. That's coming from the Ambassador crew. There's at... read more
Don’t get me wrong, I’m all up for new technologies in the business, but bringing IBM's Watson into the picture seems to me like not such a wise move, given the bad publicity Watson already has. My two cents, a lot of risk for SF and a very little to... read more
No help. No update, of how policy holders will be taken care of. Lack of communications, no one to answer my calls and answers. There is not even an update on the SF homepage after this major hurrricane in the Carolina's How sad I know people that... read more
Has anyone heard about another systems reduction before the end of 2018? Word has it another 400.
With all the changes we all are/will face what tactics, tools, and or behaviors have you found to be the most helpful?
We recently had a meeting and were told to expect renewal comp changing in the next 3-5 years, but higher first year comp, no comments on weather they are prepared for this type of transition since claims underwriting and basically everything else is... read more
Looks like our department of financial services trainers are shutting down as of 10/31. Who's going to fill the gap? First the FSA's, now the trainers? Will the Sales Leader's or AFS's fill the gap?
Hi, I’m being recruited for a bank job in Bloomington and I’m doing some digging into the financial results from the latest quarter. What the heck is going on there? Is it really a bank? What would I be walking in to? They have total assets of... read more
Has anyone who received the severance payout been denied unemployment?
Do this mean that some of our local location office are going to closing.
What kind of damage is the company facing with this storm approaching?
Wow since 7/14 the amount of work that ET has cranked out has been just amazing.. Its like we are sitting in a moden Day factory and widgets are popping off the assembly line.. So much straightforward guidance from MSO and leadership... Zero... read more
Wow, another take away by the company. What’s next?
Silent panic is running amok at Corp. They didn't need you before they need you now so, please come back...please, please, please.
Here is the link: http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-biz-state-farm-racketeering-accord-20180904-story.html So the farm is saying that they just want to pay some money to make it go away. That is a lot of going away money...
Over 80 people are being laid off as part of it. A State Farm office that employs 82 in New Hyde Park is slated to close at the end of November, according to the company and a state regulatory filing.v... read more
"Over the last few years we have achieved significant gains in our company's financial position at the same time that we have endured substantial challenges from within and outside our organization. We have never been stronger, but more needs to be... read more
Appreciate some of the advice I've read here. I recently left State Farm and there is a lot out there!! I would recommend, if you're able, to take a little time if you do leave. But it's different for each person. My background: was a strong... read more
Our CEO's son recently was promoted directly from manager to AVP. This is a brazen display of nepotism just in advance of an 8/31 QTD when hundreds more State Farmers will lose their jobs. You can question our CEO's competence, intelligence, and... read more
Anyone have inside scoop on what areas are coming up next for review?
I’m reading online comments from people who are upset over SF getting naming rights for the Atlanta Hawks’ arena. Can someone explain to me why? Isn't this just good marketing?
I’m a retired SF employee who recently had an auto claim. Was rear ended in Chicago and initiated the claim electronically. I have to say that I’m very pleased with the service I received. Had the repairs to the bumper done within a week, got a nice... read more
I’ve never seen a company spend so much time implementing bad policy. Our satisfaction numbers dropped at exactly the same time EOM was put in place. Now they’re saying they implemented it wrong......he guys that’s not it!!! It doesn’t work, quit... read more
They announce future office closures. 1.5 years later they give a closure date. Another year away. Rip off the bandaid already...what's the hold up? Stupidity? You expect anyone to believe it takes this long to implement your plans? Crazy thing is... read more
What's the saddest thing you have seen when it comes to the way we treat our customers? I was in an area that services annuities. This poor old lady called in. She was obviously confused about the financial product we sold her. She was sold an... read more
I'm considering going into agency with State Farm. I like the brand awareness, but from my research, I'm learning that the company is looking at consolidating all the contracts into one sometime in the near future. I believe this will create a... read more
Other day on my afternoon stroll I ran into Tipsey. Told him what a fantastic job he was doing. Work being processed at record pace, lowest premium since 1974, terrific employee morale, and the best customer satisfaction polls ever. Wait, yesterday... read more
Apparently some announcements are coming today? Does anyone have any details?
The nice thing about time is it waits for no one and that includes SF. Time will make liars and id--ts out of a lot of people. It will slowly eat away at floor that is currently holding all this up. The havoc created created so far will cause even... read more
Before the hub, I'm located at and work in ET, was full of people doing work(programming, testing, designing) at shared spaces. In the last couple of weeks those spaces have been replaced with people staring at the same email or discussing... read more
The managers had a meeting today and will give the employees the big “news” tomorrow! Hopefully it’s good news.