Proximity employee and trying to figure out how to discuss with TM who is insistent that overtime worked is not compensible if it wasn’t pre approved , and at best that it should be comped with time off later. This seems to be a labor law violation... read more
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Drones and pattern recognition software will handle all hail claims. Tipstein said so in a video on YouTube. They one he did with the Allstate dude.
Newest EOM catchphrase.....seems like we caught it and made failure our b--ch.
They were both sharp guys. The writing is on the wall for estimatics. 2 years at most till we are completely eliminated.
You would think if a hub was taking over work they would consult the subject experts before handing it off to trainers with no experience, a TM with no experience and new employees. Especially if said work was complicated enough to need years prior... read more
Can anyone in Tacoma, or anyone who knows what’s going on out there provide me with any information about the 250 jobs State Farm is supposed to move to Bloomington? I am trying to sell my house and haven’t had any luck at all thanks to the large... read more
Hi everyone, I know this has been asked before, but I didn’t bother to read. I’ve been banking my PTO for a while for a little extra cash when I’m out in August. Will that money just be added to my final paycheck then? Thanks in advance.
39% approve of Tipsord. Now that is impressive SF!
What does it say about a company if an employee who has been here for nearly two decades is praying to be laid off?
Worth a read, since I know a lot of those affected by latest layoffs are in this age bracket. Losing a job in midlife: How to prepare and bounce back when downsized near retirement... read more
Date received 6/29/18 LWIA 15; North Central 3 State Farm 1 State Farm Plaza Bloomington, IL 61710 82 additional layoffs on 8/31/18 3 State Farm Plaza Bloomington, IL 61791 298 additional layoffs on 8/31/18 Total layoffs – 380
I am a CA in auto and for the past few months I have become suspicious of some of my callers. I’m sure there are many “mystery callers” but out of the 30 caller I get a day, I can recognize two women’s voices and one gentleman by their voice and also... read more
I’m curious as to how many ambulances are showing up at the hubs each week. Any means of us getting stats? Seems almost daily at Cityline in Texas hub. Is this also a frequent occurrence in Georgia and Arizona too?
A few weeks ago employees went to a meeting where it appeared SF admitted they had been to “rigid”, and were going to attempt to go more “to the middle”. This was to all take place within the next 8 weeks. Have not seen any changes yet. Has anyone... read more
Any amateur with some basic internet research skill can see this company is fucl
Yesterday we received notification that starting Monday July 9, 2018 we would no longer have access to CTL's as a resource as they were either let go or reassigned as CS. Is this happening everywhere or is Tacoma just special?
There are good caring employees in the call center-the problem is that we are not allowed to take the time to take care of the customer. We are told "we are not a concierge service" the customer needs to take care of it on their own--push customer... read more
When the purging of older employees started? I had been with the company for twenty three years. Got wrote up once my last year! It was over some bs interaction I had with a lazy csa, but I digress. Did you have empathy for us? Did you see the... read more
What is the likelihood of administrative services layoffs in the second half of 2018? What are your predictions?
Cutting ‘Old Heads’ at IBM: As it scrambled to compete in the internet world, the once-dominant tech company cut tens of thousands of U.S. workers, hitting its most senior employees hardest and flouting rules against age bias... read more
It looks like State Farm is getting ready to ramp back up the mutual funds line of business after a year-long hiatus. Makes sense in that the auto line continues to experience losses and the life line is suffering. What say you agents? Are you ready... read more
You will wake up. Until then, you're fast asleep in your ignorance and delusion.
Wow, reading this article about work life in Amazon warehouses eerily reminds me of our office life at the Farm. https://www.seattletimes.com/business/amazon/under-pressure-afraid-to-take-bathroom-breaks-inside-amazons-fast-paced-warehouse-world/
With everything that's been going on, I can't even get excited about Fourth of July. That says a lot about my mental state right now. I hate that State Farm is able to affect me so much that I can't enjoy one of my favorite holidays. Work should not... read more
Maybe this idea is way out in left field but does anyone else think paying seasoned employees who actually care about a company to work the customer call center and pay them more than what the normal pay is? Maybe, just maybe, if there's more... read more
Insurance provider State Farm plans to lay off 136 employees at its Earth City operations, according to a notice the company sent to the state of Missouri... read more
I have absolutely nothing against people here working on H-1B visas. I’ve known many great people over the years. How is it legal though for me and other citizens to lose our jobs in ET wave 2 when there are H-1B workers doing the exact same jobs... read more
Is apparently to go out of business. Watching it fall apart in not fun.
Hello. I’m an employee in a doomed office. It’s been over a year but no official QTD. I got an form in the mail to confirm my eligibility for COBRA benefits. Am I paranoid or did everyone get this?
Is there any idea how many from ET we’re offered positions that require relocation?
Given senior leadership decisions were a critical factor in the outcomes and performance of the company - how many analysts can they remove before they re-address the severely overdue senior cuts needed across the company? A very small percentage of... read more
Wave 2 employee here. Kept my job and am moving as are a few of my colleagues. Others were laid off in my area. Mixed bag and mixed emotions in IT. Lots of armed security. Heavy news being delivered to a lot of people today.
QTD date is 8/31 Involuntary severance is available If you get a job in another location you must decide by 7/5, move there by 8/8. 12 month incumbency for people with new jobs
What did I miss?
Any idea how many people remain in Wave 2 that didn’t get Wave 1 positions?
I wanted to post this today as I have seen a lot of what I would call "Non State Farm" way attitudes on here lately. A lot of this attitude is the real reason why we are falling short as a company, that is not how we started and not how we became the... read more
Play 2020 - if you haven't heard about SF"s plans to automate work and introduce artificial intelligence to replace human labor you may want to inquire about it a bit. Ask about how many job positions SF is planning to eliminate (a ton) and what... read more
Leadership in many areas are being selected to get jobs that analysts or claim reps were determined not to deserve. In L&D after first not being selected for leadership jobs, these same leaders interviewed against analysts who had not originally been... read more
I read some of these posts and especially some of the replies and wonder what exactly has happened. When did people who have no empathy or sympathy for others become a viable SF employee. SF used to be an employer of choice. Now they (and by they, I... read more