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Updated Apr 4, 2014
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Insurance Producer Interview

Anonymous Employee
Seattle, WA

I applied in-person and the process took 5 days - interviewed at State Farm in February 2013.

Interview Details – Went into local office, and asked for job. Local agent was extremely supportive and payed for the licensing. Interview process was two in office meetings. Normal questions about past, and where you want to be in the future.

Interview Question – none. State Farm does want to promote new hires to agents after a few years, so I would bring up being an agent to your employer. The current agent gets a referral commission for new agents, so it is in both your best interests.   Answer Question

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Systems Analyst Interview

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Interviewed at State Farm

Interview Details – I had one HR interview and one on-site interview at State Farm HQ with the hiring manager. The HR round was about my work experience and I was asked some generic questions such as why I was looking for a new opportunity etc.

The on-site technical interview was a breeze. All the questions were based on my previous experience and was asked to talked through some of the projects I worked on.

Interview Question – Nothing that I can remember. All questions were easy and straightforward. No tricky questions.   Answer Question

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Claims Associate- ILR Interview

Anonymous Employee
Tacoma, WA

I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Farm in December 2013.

Interview Details – Initial application submitted, then contacted to complete a competancy test (Basic data entry and typing speeds). Contacted after to let me know I had passed the test, and was then called to do a phone interview. The entire process took about 3 weeks. Training started about 3 weeks later.

Interview Question – Most of the questions for the interview were basic "When was a time when you [blank]" or "Explain a time you had to work as a team to complete a task and how did it go?" kind of questions. Nothing difficult.   Answer Question

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CRC- Customer Reponse Center Interview

Anonymous Employee
Richardson, TX

I applied online and the process took 6 days - interviewed at State Farm in April 2014.

Interview Details – Applied Online March 25
Returned Disclosure Agreement March 26
Completed Assessment March 27
Received Competitive Screening Result March 31st, due to it being done over the weekend
Received Phone Interview April 3
Received Offer Same Day

Interview Question – Usual STAR behavioral question, Nothing off putting   Answer Question

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Team Staff Interview

Anonymous Employee
Boulder, CO

I applied in-person and the process took a day - interviewed at State Farm in January 2011.

Interview Details – I was initially introduced to my agent by a friend of mine and she needed some help with administrative work. I came to the office and we had a relaxed interview where she asked about myself and my past experience.

Interview Question – None   Answer Question

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Training Interview

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Richardson, TX

I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at State Farm in September 2013.

Interview Details – I had two telephone interviews, one conference call with two recruiters and a face-to-face.

Interview Question – Too many pauses between the two members of management or repetitive questions due to one being in AZ and one TX.   Answer Question

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Underwriting Service Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 4 months - interviewed at State Farm.

Interview Details – I applied for a couple positions, and received an email requesting that I take an online test. The test was fun--some analytical questions, some data entry stuff--and wasn't a bunch of that "are you a sociopath" stuff. A little while later I got an email saying I "scored competitively" on the test and would be contacted further if selected for an interview. About a month after my initial application, I got an email to schedule an interview for a month in the future--so two months after I applied. The email included helpful stuff like a detailed job description and information about the type of questions they planned to ask. At the interview, there was a short presentation with three other interviewees, giving more details about the position, and then we split off with individual interviewers. The woman I interviewed with was really nice, and did her best to make it a positive experience for both of us. Afterward, I was taken to a room to wait for a while. My guess is that "yes" candidates were taken to the "holding cell" (where we talked to a current employee, who was also super nice; she told us about continuing education and her experience with advancement) and "no" candidates were thanked and sent on their way. Then we were taken to talk to a guy from HR, who told us we were going to receive a provisional job offer. He also gave us a bunch of information about benefits and what to expect from our first few days. The only frustrating part about the process was how long it took--two months from application to interview, then two more months before the job's start date.

Interview Question – I didn't really have any difficult questions, so I don't have anything helpful to say here. Sorry! Just typical interview stuff.   Answer Question

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Unlicensed Office Assistant Interview

Anonymous Employee
Chicago, IL

I applied through other source and the process took a day - interviewed at State Farm in December 2013.

Interview Details – My employer actually detected that I previously worked at State Farm based on how I had a strange assortment of Mutual Funds policies. I was a state to state transfer and he was following up on the transfer. He offered me a job, asked me my future career goals, if I wanted to become licensed, ran over my previous qualifications, and then asked my availability.

Interview Question – Determining my timeline of employment. I think my situation isn't too normal but I was asked how long I wanted to work for the company.   View Answer

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Customer Service Interview

Anonymous Employee
Atlanta, GA

I applied online and the process took 6+ weeks - interviewed at State Farm in October 2012.

Interview Details – It was a two part interview. First you meet with someone face to face. They try to get a feel for you as a person and see how well you sound.If they like your perfessionalism and tone you will than go to the second round of the interview process. At that point you will be asked questions that would make you the best person for the job. Sell yourself with all the atributes you have that would go wel with the company.

Interview Question – Tell me a time where you went above and beyond for a customer   Answer Question

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Customer Service Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 2 weeks - interviewed at State Farm.

Interview Details – Interview was conducted over the phone. Asked the general questions and whether you read over the material provided before the interview. Very simple

Interview Question – Must read the material, other than that nothing was difficult to answer.   Answer Question

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