I read in one of the posts there is going to be a Town Hall in May......is it true and what could they possibly say to lift moral.
Topics regarding layoffs at State Farm Insurance
Tippy red stockings used gaslighting and manipulation to gain control. Now that he has it the culture is poisoned with a sense that this behavior is acceptable. Beyond his inability to lead outside of what can be measured his concept of large staff... read more
The Farm tanked in the latest JD Power survey!!! Hold on to your hats, fellow claims folks. Tippy is going to blame us and make our lives Hell!!!
0 Just Curious, I came back and worked for SF temporarily in 2017 after Hurricane Harvey and Irma. It was under a program called The Retiree Assist Program. Retirees were brought to Winter Haven and Jacksonville and utilized for approximately 2... read more
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/state-farm-announces-2018-financial-results-300804705.html State Farm Bank® – Net income in 2018 was $35 million and total assets for State Farm Bank, F.S.B. were $16.9 billion as of year-end 2018. Comparable... read more
I guess the SF metric stuff has made it to Business Lines. According to my friend who is a Specialist, management has sent the Sales Leaders a memo to rank the BUS from 1-5, about sales, etc. So nice they let the SL rank the Specialists and yet the... read more
What's going on in Estimatics? Footprint in proximity lessened further? Retirees being replaced?
Just curious, because someone was fired in my area for performance reasons and I can't remember the last time that happened. People can joke about dead-weight slackers, but it appears to me that there has been a fundamental mind shift and people are... read more
Surely I thought State Farm would make the top 100 fortune companies to work for!!! Better check the top 500 https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/100-best/2018
Shangri-La is over!
Concordville S---s! I cant wait till this place closes and a mall is build! Shut it down!!!!
A lot of rumors company-wide suggest the Bham office is on the shortlist and can expect an announcement this year. Can anyone confirm this? The building is basically half-empty so it wouldn't be a surprise. Morale is in the toilet and a lot of people... read more
Goodbye, State Farm.
I have been to 2 companies,previously before joining State Farm that have some changes. The first company I was with made a series of changes, but when the changes started to hurt the company brand, they cancelled the changes and took a hard look to... read more
Rumor is an Enterprise announcement is coming 2/11 - 2/13. Anyone hearing the same thing? Accelerating office closings?
I'm a Claim Specialist, and discovered WCapW32.exe is suddenly running actively on my workstation. My understanding is that the QM components of Verint are broadly active in para-professional call centers only. So does anyone know if this changed? I... read more
How is the mood of proximity appraisers across the country? I know SF is working constantly to eliminate the positions and at the same time putting everyone against each other with weekly metrics reports that only encourage high volume not quality... read more
Where do you see us five years from now? If you were to be a new employee, would you stick around or look somewhere else?
Chatter of this being assessed is increasing. Any insight?
I heard they over extended themselves with these hubs in trying to attract millennials.........I think they were short sighted, who idea were the hubs
Here is my brief background. I used to work at State Farm at a claims operation center. I worked in injury for a year. I worked for the company for nine years. I do have family members that work at State Farm. I quit working at State Farm for the... read more
How is everyone doing? Current working conditions? When does your area shut down? Your plans? I’ve been gone for awhile but feel for those left behind. Is it still so intense in Claims? Points? Pending?
I see a lot of people on here forgetting the real issues facing employees at SF. Late 2017 free water cups in the corporate cafe were discontinued, and replaced with an overpriced alternative lacking the quality of the cups of the past. It’s a new... read more
Background: I worked for the Farm for about 10 years, and left voluntarily almost 4 years ago. Headhunter found me, i interviewed, and have an offer. Would be about 20% bump in total comp. would require a long commute and eventual relocation assuming... read more
Restructuring at State Farm seems to has left a similar good old boy and way way many new Technology Managers who really other than micromanage and treat the analysts and support like high schoolers or a basketball team member. Maybe its their... read more
When I saw the insane number of contractors being onboarded I knew it had zero chance of working. So many were brought in a new category for logging time called "Waiting for Work" was invented. They also caused BloNo school administrators headaches... read more
https://www.chicagobusiness.com/insurance/state-farm-cutting-illinois-auto-rates-second-straight-year Wonder what this means for everybody? The company struggling?
SF traded quality service and experience for metrics set up for factory work and the company and its customers are paying a high price.
Does anyone know of capacity in Atlanta/Dunwoody and Dallas? Heard Dunwoody is at capacity.
It's nothing but a rumor at this point but an agent I know was recently in some meeting where an executive staff member reportedly stated that the company acknowledged that they have lost way too many experienced claims people both in auto and fire... read more
I found this site and was catching up. I think I left right at about the top. I was forced into a IT program called CDE being told it was 10 times bigger than the ECS Enterprise Claim System. I noticed when that started the old SF was gone. tables vs... read more
Any word on closing of BOC? Rumor there is a 3 year contract with building, landscapers and maintenance with option to renew. Specifically subrogation.
Is there another sight people are using to discuss issues at S.F as this one is getting very weak, or maybe everyone is happy now.
What is the latest with the bank? More stable? Any other rumors about any more movement of jobs from Bloomington?
If any of you have walked around Corp South lately, you will notice most of P and R buildings are empty. Half of other floors are empty. They reconfiguring other floors to spread out cubicles to take up floor space and make the floor appear fully... read more
Are there any discussions about the Winterhaven office doing any "transformations" or shut downs? I'd really like to leave the corporate world in Bloomington but am concerned about SF's stability.
of the the most dangerous places to live in Illinois. Bloomington was 10.......Peoria was 7 AND Chicago was not in the top 10. Source of graphic:WEEK-TV Now SF can get down to hiring some real talent......just like the managers that still work there... read more