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Allstate Overview

Northbrook, IL
10000+ employees
1931
Company - Public (ALL)
Insurance Carriers
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Working at Allstate

We’re more than insurance agents and claims representatives. We’re individuals with hopes, plans and passions. The biggest of which is helping people live smarter, safer lives. Doing so means continuing to re-imagine how we do what we do, the impact we can ... Read more

Mission: We are the Good Hands: We help customers realize their hopes and dreams by providing the best products and services to protect them from life's uncertainties and prepare them for the future.

LEADERSHIP PRINCIPLES: We empower every employee ... Read more

Company Updates

  • Allstate is proud to be named one of NAFE's 2017 Top 60 Companies for Executive Women! We work hard to maintain a company culture that supports and celebrates women. Read more: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQvSD

    Allstate Insurance

    ? Hall of Fame When women combine forces, they can enact real change. That's the idea behind the Power of Five program at this property and casualty insurance company, through which female senior execs help female managers upgrade their job skills and connect with key people and assignments.

  • Allstate is celebrating 10 years of Employee Resource Groups & our commitment to inclusive diversity. Follow the celebration on the Allstate Careers Instagram: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vI3I9

    Allstate Careers (@allstate_careers) * Instagram photos and videos

    We're not just another boring insurance company... and we're here to show it.

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Allstate – Why Work For Us?


Bringing good to life isn’t new to us. It’s part of who we are and the legacy we’ve been building since 1931.  From developing industry-leading policies to creating a cutting-edge catastrophe response team, doing good work is in our DNA.

Allstate's best-in-class products and services help provide innovative protection and retirement solutions to more than 16 million households nationwide. Our evolving business strategies and technology solutions, like Drivewise, QuickTrip and GoodHome, continue to reinvent the industry standard, helping our customers better protect what they have today and prepare for a brighter tomorrow.

To help our people thrive, we’ve created a culture that feeds big dreams, encourages collaboration, and treats everyone’s input and experience with respect. This is the place to do your best work, enjoy a balanced life, and use your energy to make good things happen in your community. 

Diversity is a hallmark of Allstate’s culture, and the benefits of an environment that supports inclusive diversity are clear. Allstate knows that inclusive diversity contributes to the satisfaction, creativity, innovation, problem-solving ability, engagement and community involvement of employees. We value the contributions and unique attributes that every individual brings to Allstate.   

We dedicate extensive resources to developing leaders at all levels, whether they have direct reports or lead by taking initiative. Employees have a wealth of resources at their fingertips ranging from company-wide learning opportunities to customized individual development programs.

Here at Allstate, every day is different, with new ideas, challenges, and rewards just around the corner—no matter which department you’re a part of. It’s an exciting place to build a meaningful career at any level. Learn more about how you can help us shape the future in one of these exciting areas:

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  • Our purpose is to help people restore their lives when the unexpected happens.
  • We offer a great training program and encourage each employee to lead and contribute.

 Continuous Improvement & Industrial Engineering

  • Help Allstate run more efficiently, with better processes and more streamlined workflows.
  • In our Continuous Improvement (CI) group, we conduct major diagnostic analyses and synthesize findings. As an Industrial Engineer (IE), we participate in strategic projects that influence core processes on a large scale.

 Customer Service & Support

  • Provide quality service for our Allstate customers and local agency partners.
  • Have the satisfaction of making a real difference in people’s lives, too!

 Data Science & Analytics

We are looking for data scientists, data engineers, business analytics consultants and data analysts to develop creative, data-driven ideas that will change the way we do business.

Finance & Investments

  • In Finance, we analyze and communicate financial results for key products and initiatives.
  • Our Investments teams dynamically manage a portfolio with nearly $80 billion AUM across multiple public and private asset classes.

Human Resources

  • Help us to attract, develop, engage and retain the best and brightest people in the business.
  • You will have the opportunity to directly shape the 22nd Century Corporation we are building.

Legal

Whether it’s managing risks, complying with laws and regulations, representing our customers in litigation, or resolving disputes, the Allstate legal team provides proactive advice and counsel.

Marketing & Corporate Relations

  • Tell Allstate’s iconic story and brings the voice of Allstate to life through strategic communication
  • Provide critical communications counsel to advance issues and initiatives important to our customers, consumers, agency owners, and employees

Product & Pricing

Directly drive the business decisions that shape the organization’s direction and profitability.

Sales

Help us develop the business policies, processes, and programs to help our 10,000+ Allstate agency owners and financial specialists achieve their goals.

Technology

  • Allstate’s strategy continues to put a growing focus on technology as we as we continue on our digital transformation journey.
  • We’re building innovative products, like Drivewise, QuickTrip, GoodHome and more, right here in our own labs.

 “Good Work. Good Life. Good Hands.”



What if your next job was more than a paycheck? What if you could do meaningful work that makes a difference in your community? When you choose an agency career with Allstate, you can do just that. Weather you open your own small business, are employed by an Allstate Agency owner as a licensed insurance professional or partner with an existing agency as a professional financial representative, you can help our 16 million customers and their families have the protection they deserve.

 

Allstate Agency Owner

Unlike other insurance agents, you earn an economic interest in the business you build. From the moment you open your doors, your hard work is just that, yours. You’re more than an agent — you’re an Allstate Agency Owner. 

Put your future in good hands

Unlimited earning potential, plus the backing of a brand that you can believe in. That’s Allstate.

A better bottom line

With no caps on what you can earn, the sky’s the limit for your bottom line.

No franchise or royalty fees

Unlike other small business opportunities, Allstate doesn’t require franchise or royalty fees to open an agency.

Build a legacy

As an Agency Owner, you own equity in the business. This gives you the freedom to sell to a qualified buyer or pass it on when you’re ready.

National brand has your back

One of the most recognizable brands in the country helping drive leads to your door.

Be a leader in the community

Do more than sell just insurance. Help make a positive impact on the local economy, from the staff you hire in your agency to the connections you make with other businesses in the community.

To hear more from real agents or to get started now, visit allstateagent.com.

Subject to the Allstate Exclusive Agency Agreements.


Allstate Financial Representative

Stop letting your hard work go to someone else’s bottom line. As a personal financial representative with Allstate, you’ll take the lead as someone customers can turn to for their life and retirement needs.

Build a relationship. Reap the rewards.

From day one, you’ll work closely with Allstate Agency Owners who have firsthand knowledge of customers’ needs. The deeper your relationship with your agency partners, the more access you’ll have to qualified leads and cross-sell opportunities with established customers.

A strong history of financial products

For more than 50 years, Allstate has been meeting customers’ life and retirement needs. From financial and retirement products to alliances with respected financial service providers, our broad portfolio can help you grow your business and meet the needs of customers.

Allstate offers a full range of financial products, including:

  • Life insurance
  • Full suite of life insurance products — term, whole life, universal life, IUL, VUL
  • Annuities (fixed, indexed, variable)
  • Mutual funds
  • IRAs
  • 403(b)s and 529s
  • LTC
  • Disability insurance
  • Workplace life and supplemental health insurance
  • Direct and National Financial Services (NFS) brokerage accounts

Ready to be in the business of you? Visit allstate.com/careers/personal-financial-rep.aspx.


Agency Staff

Put your compassion to work for others as a licensed insurance professional at a local Allstate agency. Join our team and discover how doing good for others means doing good for yourself.

A great opportunity

As an Allstate licensed sales professional, you’ll quickly realize the job is much more than just selling insurance.

  • Protect what people love
  • Make a difference in customers’ lives
  • Enjoy a job with growth potential that matches your own

No insurance experience necessary

We’ll help prepare you to get licensed for your career as an insurance professional.

To learn more starting a career with Allstate, visit allstate.com/careers/agency-staff.aspx.

The agency staff opportunity is not an employment opportunity directly with Allstate insurance Co.; but rather employment as a staff member with Allstate Exclusive Agents, who are independent contractors.

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    Pros

    Strong company culture
    Work/Life balance and flexibility
    Competitive salary

    Cons

    There are no major cons.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to promote and deliver on develop opportunities and growth

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Allstate Awards & Accolades

  • Top 25 Best Places to Work for New Grads 2016, Symplicity, 2016
  • Top 50 Companies for Executive Women, National Association for Female Executives (NAFE), 2016
  • Top 50 Companies for Diversity, DiversityInc, 2016
  • Elite 100, Decade Award, Business Innovation Award, InformationWeek, 2016
  • 40 Best Companies for Diversity, Black Enterprise, 2015
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