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Allstate Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Jul 17, 2014

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No Offer

Positive Experience

Very Easy Interview

Claims Adjuster Interview

Claims Adjuster
Woodridge, IL

I applied online and the process took 1+ week - interviewed at Allstate in July 2014.

Interview Details – Honestly, it was a very pleasant and easy interview. I spoke with two gentlemen who were the heads of the liability claims department, and they were both very easygoing and cool. Although Allstate is a huge company, the demeanor of everything was laid-back. Both of the men took a "we have to ask you these silly questions because it's a job interview" approach, but they still ask many questions that are less robotic and more individualized. They made nearly everything about the position clear. I really liked that they told me what the other recent hires were like - it gave me an idea of how my qualifications matched up with those who are entry-level college grads like me. I only interviewed yesterday and am waiting for a call back, but regardless if I get an offer, it was a very simple interview that increased my confidence and the appeal with working for the company.

Interview Question – None were difficult. They were all customer service related. How do you handle stress at work, how do you handle an unhappy customer, have you ever dealt with a big change at work, etc.   View Answer


No Offer

Negative Experience

Easy Interview

Leadership Development Program Interview

Leadership Development Program
Northbrook, IL

I applied online - interviewed at Allstate in May 2014.

Interview Details – I got an email the day after submitting my application online with an invitation for a phone interview. The phone interview took place about a week later. It consisted mostly of me talking about my leadership and work experiences during college. The interviewer praised my leadership abilities and experiences, only for me to receive an email the day after saying I was no longer being considered for the program.

Interview Question – Questions mainly about leadership experiences during college   Answer Question


No Offer

Negative Experience

Average Interview

AskHR Interview

AskHR
Northbrook, IL

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 1 week - interviewed at Allstate in June 2014.

Interview Details – I saw an opening online for a entry-level HR position at Allstate and applied. A few days later I got a call to schedule a phone screen and it was pretty straight forward. She asked questions about my resume and then we scheduled an interview for me to come in and meet the team. I loved the place. The interview went great and I had a lot of great questions but at the very end they said "we actually don't have anything open right now but we MIGHT call you in three weeks." I was confused because they had a job opening up online. 3 weeks goes by and I don't hear anything so I emailed all three people that I spoke with for interviews and not a single one responded to me. RUDE!

Interview Question – A lot of customer service related questions   Answer Question


No Offer

Positive Experience

Difficult Interview

Entry Level Financial Analyst Interview

Entry Level Financial Analyst

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Allstate.

Interview Details – The company itself has a great reputation and the people are kind and helpful. They have great communication during the hiring process as far as the interview and what you will be doing. You'll meet with team members to get an understanding of their work well as the manager.There are of course the resume questions as well as the standard behavioral to compare everyone.

Interview Question – AAll of the questions were pretty fair. The most difficult was to "Name a time when you created a process/function to improve something." It can be school, work, volunteerism, etc.   View Answer


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Easy Interview

Data Scientist Interview

Data Scientist

I applied online and the process took a day - interviewed at Allstate in June 2014.

Interview Details – Per the interviewer, Allstate is currently expanding its big data group, hoping to double its size by hiring another 20 data scientists this year. They are hiring all levels of data scientists.

The interviewer was friendly and professional, and asked about experience with various big data platforms and software. He indicated they are particularly interested in people with experience with Python and Hadoop.

Interview Question – None of the questions were particularly difficult or unexpected; the interview was straightforward and did not contain a technical component (except for asking about experience in various statistical languages/programs). The most difficult question for me, however, was what experience I have had in business/industry, since I have none. (All my experience is an academia.) Based on the interviewer's tone and subsequent questions, I believe that answer took me out of contention for the job.   Answer Question


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Average Interview

Catastrophe Modeling Interview

Catastrophe Modeling

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at Allstate in March 2014.

Interview Details – First screened interview was on the phone with HR. Asked questions fairly specific to my resume. Had a follow up phone interview after, expanding upone the first interview with an emphasis on technical abilities.

Interview Question – They asked me to apply the exact steps I took to solve a multi regression model I created.   View Answer


No Offer

Neutral Experience

Claims Adjuster Interview

Claims Adjuster

Interviewed at Allstate

Interview Details – I first got the email to set up an interview. In the email it gives you hints on how to answer the interview questions (phone). During the interview process they do seem to throw curve balls at you.

Interview Question – Name a time that you and a coworker did something that you were not supposed to do.   View Answer


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Claims Adjuster Trainee Interview

Claims Adjuster Trainee

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Allstate.

Interview Details – I first put my application in online. I applied 3 times overall:

1.) The first time, I put in my application and I was sent an email about 3 weeks later saying that I hadn't been chosen.
2.) The second time, I put in my application and I was emailed to set up a phone screen. The phone screen wasn't too hard and I was given an online assessment to take. I passed it with flying colors, but I was passed up for an in person interview.
3.) The third time, I was given an in person interview with two HR representatives. Their office manager was on vacation and I'm going back next week to speak with them and shadow with a current Claims Adjuster.

An overall positive experience.

Interview Question – They ask a lot about your weaknesses or decisions you would have made differently in your current position.   Answer Question


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No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Senior Financial Analyst Interview

Senior Financial Analyst
Northbrook, IL

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Allstate.

Interview Details – Pre-Screen thru email. With understandable questions relates to the job skills and behavioral skills relate to you pass position and what can you offer for the new position.


No Offer

Positive Experience

Average Interview

Claims Adjuster Interview

Claims Adjuster

I applied online and interviewed at Allstate.

Interview Details – Process takes 2-3 weeks. First received a call for a phone interview, after passing that, I received an online test in my e-mail. After passing that I waited a week and the recruiter sent my file to the local Allstate office. They requested an interview, interview was in person with two managers, asked 4 scenario questions, discussed resume, shadowed a current co-worker for an hour, then met with the owner. Waiting on feedback.

Interview Question – Scenario questions - Tell me about a time when.....   Answer Question

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