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MAPFRE Insurance
Commercial Lines Underwriter was asked...September 3, 2015

Typical behavior questions - nothing out of the ordinary

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Do not accept the offer. This is a very bad company to work for.

Be prepared with examples. It helps tell a story about your experiences.


What are you looking for in an employer?

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A sound Company that will provide ungoing job stability and career advancement

Acuity Insurance

Most of the questions revolved around the culture at Acuity or me as a person! Personality questions Favorite hobbies, asked about my family asked me about college, favorite classes and experience "What does an underwriter mean to you"

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What does an underwriter mean to you? "Underwriting is important for many reasons, you have to maintain the bottom line while also making sure you are doing what's best for your consumer. Underwriting is navigating that middle ground between black and white answers. Underwriting is also fostering a good relationship between agents and Acuity, making sure that our agents are happy! Less

The Hanover Insurance Group

What are you most proud of in your career

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basically you would bend it to meet their needs. for uw position, you are proud of relationship building and adding value to company at the same time. Less

FCCI Insurance Group

Are you comfortable meeting with insureds and producers in person to close deals and build relationships?

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I told them I had done so in the past and was ready, willing, and WELL ABLE to do so. Less


How will you describe the role of the underwriter

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A general knowledge of what underwriters do plus something about the future of underwriting. EY Global has some insights about the future of underwriting and how technology has caused the role to evlolve. Less

HUB International

What carrier markets are you familiar with?

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I gave a list of the carriers I am familiar with and also let them know which carriers need training on. Less


How would you handle a time when you're expected to take one stance and the agent wants you to do the opposite?

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It is important to remain flexible while keeping within department guidelines. Remember, you need to build relationships, not burn bridges. Less

Liberty Mutual Insurance

Why did I think i was a great candidate for the position

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my tenacity couple with my insurance background and education

The Hanover Insurance Group

Why should we hire you?

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basically, it is summary of all your skills and experienced and how they would benefit the performance in the position Less

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