Safeco Interview Questions & Reviews
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- Popular Job Titles:
- Claims Adjuster (2)
- Associate Product Analyst (2)
- Property Claims Specialist I (2)
- Property Inside Adjuster (1)
- Customer Claims Professional (1)
- Business Analyst (1)
- Personal Lines Underwriter Trainee (1)
- Non Injury Liability Claims (1)
- Customer Service Contact Center (1)
- Claims Specialist (1)
- Internship (1)
- Market Development (1)
- Underwriter Trainee (1)
- Salesman (1)
- Scheduling Analyst (1)
- IT Specialist (1)
- Field Adjuster (1)
- Rater (1)
- Senior Financial Analyst (1)
- Warehouse Specialist (1)
- Casualty Specialist (1)
Property Inside Adjuster Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Safeco in December 2012.
Interview Details – One interview with two managers. 4 weeks later got a call and offer. The managers were both female which was a nice diversity change up. Very laid back environment and I felt right at home during the interview process.
Interview Question – name the worst trait. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – The money was so much more than expected that I was speechless by the offer and did not need to negotiate.
Property Claims Specialist I Interview (Positive Experience; Difficult Interview)
I applied through an employee referral and the process took 2+ weeks - interviewed at Safeco.
Interview Details – One on One, phone interview, recruiter involvement, test to pass, panel interview, detailed questions, thurough knowledge of the industry and customer service is a huge factor along with personality. Process is typically quick once past the recruiter and into the managment hands
Negotiation Details – No negs
Business Analyst Interview (Positive Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online - interviewed at Safeco in February 2012.
Interview Details – Surprisingly easy. I had two phone interviews and one in person with 4 interviewers. I did not receive a case study although I know others who did. Basic interview type questions of what have you been most proud of, what do you need improvement on, tell me about a project that...
One thing I thought was interesting was how HR bounced me around. I interviewed with 4 groups before landing a job. The responses from the first three interviews were "You sound great, but the hiring manager thinks you are better suited for a position in ___ group". I appreciated they kept trying with me even if it was disheartening originally.
Interview Question – What is something you regret from your professional experience. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – I regret I did not negotiate much. I was offered the highest end of the salary range described in the position review and thought that was the highest they could pay me. Overall, the process was very simple and friendly.
Field Adjuster Interview (Neutral Experience)
Interviewed at Safeco
Interview Details – The interview was fair, but the first hurdle was an online assessment that wasn't expected when applying. The manager and the supervisor were very affable
Interview Question – Why did you leave your last company Answer Question
Market Development Interview (Positive Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Safeco in September 2010.
Interview Details – Effortless, warm and welcoming
Interview Question – There were no difficult or unexpected questions. Answer Question
Negotiation Details – Quick and to the point on both sides
Casualty Specialist Interview (Neutral Experience; Easy Interview)
I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Safeco in October 2013.
Interview Details – 1. Received call from HR to set up phone interview
2. Phone interview with HR person. After completion, was asked to come for an interview in the office the next day.
3. Got call back confirming in-office interview.
4. In-office interview was with two different managers. Each had unique sets of questions from script. Each gave example of a situation that was complex, asked you to explain what you would do, step by step.
Interview Question – The hardest questions were about your background. View Answer
Negotiation Details – I tried to negotiate. They offered, i countered, was told to take or leave.
Property Claims Specialist I Interview (Negative Experience; Average Interview)
I applied in-person and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Safeco.
Interview Details – HR provides a thorough interviewing experience on par with all huge corporations. When you make it past their interview you then will be in front of the management that you will eventually work under. If you have a BS degree you are hired. A degree means more to this company than anything. No degree= no job even if you have been an adjuster for the past 20 years.
Interview Question – Why don't you have a masters degree? View Answer
Negotiation Details – here's what we are paying, take it or leave it.
Associate Product Analyst Interview (Neutral Experience; Average Interview)
I applied online and the process took 3 weeks - interviewed at Safeco in March 2013.
Interview Details – Applied online, got a request for an interview about a week later from a recruiter. 30 minute interview, pretty standard questions. About 2 weeks later, was contacted by the recruiter's intern to set up an hour long interview with 2 managers. This interview was more difficult as they asked more detailed questions about my experience but still behavioral based. Never heard back from anyone at company even after emailing to check on status, so
Interview Question – Tell me about a time you had a disagreement with a team member and how you handled it Answer Question
Very Easy Interview
Warehouse Specialist Interview (Positive Experience; Very Easy Interview)
I applied in-person - interviewed at Safeco in January 2011.
Interview Details – the interview process was quick and easy. the test was somewhat difficult.
Interview Question – would you want to relocate? Answer Question
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