The economy — we are told — is booming. Business for at least one insurance company is booming as well. Progressive says it is growing. Rapidly.
Its personal auto, commercial auto, truck, motorcycle, boat, recreational vehicle and home business has gone up 50% in the last three years. Revenue in 2018 hit $30 billion.
The growth is so rapid that — this year — Progressive will need to hire 100,000 people to fill IT and customer service and sales positions. Lori Niederst handles human resources for Progressive. She said this is the biggest hiring event in company history.
“We are excited to add hardworking talent to our team who are interested in a career with Progressive,” she said. “For decades, we’ve been developing people who started in jobs like these into successful business athletes who rise to our leadership ranks. ”
Over half of the 100,000 jobs will be located in what Progressive calls “campuses” around the country. They’re in the PIA Western Alliance cities of Sacramento, California. And Phoenix, Arizona and in Austin, Texas, Cleveland, Ohio, Colorado Springs, Colorado and Tampa, Florida.
Others will be in 250 field claims offices. Some of the new hires will work from home.
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