Economical Insurance Group

Economical Insurance Group Reviews

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Karen Gavan
10 Ratings

    Moderate experience overall, must be able to handle stress well

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    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Waterloo, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Technical Analyst in Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at Economical Insurance Group full-time (less than an year)


    Good managers and team mates, solid pay, employee benefits were good


    very high stress due to company restructuring

    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Economical Insurance Group Interviews

Updated Dec 9, 2014
Updated Dec 9, 2014

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    Commercial Underwriting Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Ontario, CA
    Anonymous Employee in Ontario, CA
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    The whole qualifying process with Economical has been quite upsetting or even humiliating. There was the telephone interview, a lengthy personality assessment test, two different typing tests, one Q & A interview digging out how you dealt with difficult former co-worker(s), or difficult situation based on real experiences from previous insurance companies, etc.etc.. They required three references too.

    I achieved my CIP designation and I have more than five (5) years of experience working as a Commercial Underwriting Assistant. They didn't even ask to see my CIP certificate. They turned me down!! I asked why, they only provided a blanket statement!!

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Training Top 125 (#6), Training, 2012

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Headquarters Waterloo, Canada
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Private
Industry Insurance
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

The Economical Insurance Company is one of the last mutuals left in Canada. Founded in 1871, the company provides property and casualty policies to individuals and businesses from more than 15 offices in six Canadian provinces. Consumer policies include auto, home, property, and liability insurance; business lines include manufacturers, commercial liability, and farm insurance. The company operates as a group of member companies, one of which, Missisquoi Insurance, has been in operation since 1835. Group member The Mattei Companies underwrites commercial insurance in the... More

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