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Assurant Overview

New York, NY
10000+ employees
1978
Company - Public (AIZ)
Insurance Carriers
$5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Assurant (NYSE:AIZ) is a global leader in risk management solutions, helping protect where people live and the goods they buy. Millions of consumers count on Assurant’s innovative products, services and support for major purchases like homes, cars, appliances, mobile ... Read more

Company Updates

  • We're excited to announce the official opening of our state-of-the-art Atlanta Tech Support Center in Georgia to continue innovative support service for the Connected Living and IoT sectors. The facility includes a fully-functional smart home environment and will add 300 new jobs in the next few years.

    Tech arm of insurance company Assurant adding 300 jobs in Gwinnett

    A $6 billion-a-year insurance company plans to hire about 300 workers in Gwinnett, part of the company's efforts to bulk up its technical wing. Assurant Inc., which currently has more than 2,000 employees in metro Atlanta, on Wednesday officially opened a tech support center in Duluth, a facility which will expand in the next few years from its current 35-person staffing, according to Michael McElroy, director of technical support operations for Assurant.

  • “At Assurant, we believe in fostering an inclusive culture that values voices from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives.” - President and CEO Alan Colberg

    We are excited to announce we have been recognized as a 2020 Women on Boards Winning ‘W’ company for 2017 for having 20% or more women on our board.

    2017 Gender Diversity Index Key Findings | 2020 Women on Boards

    Since 2011, the 2020 Gender Diversity Index (GDI) has tracked the number of women on the boards of the 2010 Fortune 1000 (F1000) list of companies as a baseline of comparison. We report our findings and compare progress on this same group of companies from one year to the next looking at company size, state and sector.

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Assurant – Why Work For Us?



Assurant, Inc. helps people protect what matters most to them. We provide specialty protection products and related services to safeguard against risks. With a strong commitment to service, sophisticated technology and an array of flexible tools, we build solutions to meet customers’ needs.

Living Our Values Matters.

Our Core Values

Four enduring values guide the way we support our customers and work with one another: Common Sense, Common Decency, Uncommon Thinking and Uncommon Results.

Our Purpose

Our employees in 17 countries uphold our common purpose: To help people protect what matters most to them.

What matters most to you? Assurant helps our clients protect and support the major purchases people make. Things like their homes, cars, appliances and phones. But we understand what matters most. It’s not the things we protect. It’s the millions of people we serve.



Loving Your Job Matters

At Assurant, employees are the heart and soul of our company. Our work environment fosters teamwork and collaboration. We provide ways to make meaningful contributions, learn and develop professionally. We encourage creativity and innovation. The more our employees succeed, the better we are able to serve our customers.

As a Fortune 500 company and a member of the S&P 500, Assurant's businesses offer a variety of products and services that provide opportunity and peace of mind -- but it is our people that set us apart. By listening to what our clients want and truly understanding what they need, Assurant employees develop innovative, customized solutions to help our customers meet their goals and protect them from unforeseen risks.

By working at one of our offices, you will be part of a thriving organization that offers a wealth of opportunity for career growth. We have established a tradition of encouraging employees to focus on their own professional development. Our fundamental belief is that when people have the opportunity to thrive and grow, we all benefit – the person, the business and our customers. If you are interested in discovering all the possibilities Assurant has to offer, then we can bring out the best in you.

Rewards & Benefits

Assurant values our employees. We provide a range of competitive and equitable compensation and benefit programs to support their well-being.

Health & Well-being

Employees can choose from a range of Medical, Dental and Life Insurance coverage options. A variety of wellness programs are available to support healthy lifestyles. Additionally, Assurant provides Disability Insurance, Basic Life, Basic Accidental Death & Dismemberment and Short-Term and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Retirement Savings - 401(k) Plan

Assurant offers employees the opportunity to save for retirement through a 401(k) Plan. After completing 30 days of service, employees may contribute up to 50 percent of their eligible pay to their 401(k) Plan on a pre-tax basis, after-tax basis, or a combination of both. Assurant matches 100 percent of every dollar contributed to the 401(k) Plan, up to 6 percent of eligible pay.

Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Assurant’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP) allows employees to purchase shares of Assurant, Inc. stock at a 10 percent discount with funds contributed through after-tax payroll deductions.

Professional Development

Assurant encourages employee development. A variety of internal courses, workshops, special projects, coaching and mentoring programs are available. External educational assistance through tuition reimbursement and other professional enrichment opportunities help make continuous learning the way we work at Assurant.

Volunteering & Matching Gifts

Assurant offers employees a paid day off each year to volunteer. We also organize special volunteer projects in the hometowns where we operate. The Assurant Foundation extends the generous spirit of our employees with dollar-for-dollar matches of personal contributions to qualifying charities, up to a total of $1,000 per calendar year for each employee.

Work/Life Balance

We strive to provide a work environment that encourages work/life balance. Options, depending on job responsibilities, include flexible work schedules, telework, job sharing and part-time employment.

Our Company Culture

Assurant CEO Alan Colberg shares his views about corporate culture. Visit Fortune.com to learn more.

You can also watch our video “Assurants Commitment to Inclusion” where he discusses the importance of inclusion to our success.



Embracing Differences

Everywhere we operate, our goal is to attract, hire and retain a diverse mix of talented employees who bring our values and purpose to life. We value differences in experience and perspective. We seek out individuals with varied backgrounds from all segments of society to serve our customers and clients around the globe.





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    Management is very engaged and active. The work is always challenging.

    Cons

    The workload is not always consistent.

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Assurant Photos

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Assurant photo of: CEO & President Alan Colberg thanking employees for hard working assisting customers in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma
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Assurant Interviews

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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Assurant (Atlanta, GA) in December 2012.

    Interview

    Had one interview with the accounting manager and I got my response in 2 weeks. One of managers concern was to make sure that I was a good fit. The atmosphere was relaxed

    Interview Questions

    • Mostly Bank reconciliations and Cash management. The manager wanted to know my confidence level and if I was able to explain some of the duties to show that I had experience indeed.   Answer Question
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Assurant Awards & Accolades

  • North American Candidate Experience Awards, The Talent Board, 2014
  • 50 Top Performing Insurance Companies, Ward Group, 2014
  • America’s 50 Most Trustworthy Financial Companies, Forbes, 2014
  • Best Employers for Healthy Lifestyles(Gold Winner), National Business Group on Health, 2014
  • Leadership in Community Service and Corporate Social Responsibility, Communitas Awards, 2015
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