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Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan Reviews

Updated November 13, 2017
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  1. "Claims"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    Great group of people work at MFB.

    Cons

    The culture has political leanings.


  2. "Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    The company seems to care about the growth and well being of their employees. It definitely has a family feel to the company, things don't seem so transactional.

    Cons

    The company seems to give promotions to people that aren't as qualified. Advancement is very hard with this company.

  3. "Associate Technical Support Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Associate Technical Support Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Associate Technical Support Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, supportive middle management

    Cons

    Resistance to change, low receptiveness of input in upper management

    Advice to Management

    Promote good employees within before hiring new people


  4. "Insurance Sales"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Started with a base salary plus commission

    Cons

    after 1 year they taper off the salary

    Advice to Management

    better training


  5. "Associate AMD Rep"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    They are very open to new ideas.

    Cons

    The salary is below market.


  6. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Agency Owner
    Current Employee - Agency Owner

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great local company, great compensation plan, management that cares

    Cons

    Too much agent turn over


  7. Helpful (1)

    "underwriting"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time

    Pros

    friendly people and management, good work life balance, encourage personal development courses

    Cons

    stuck in old ways, small annual salary increases, understaffed, average benefits compared to past companies

    Advice to Management

    get with the times: telecommuting, flexible work hours, better technology, better retirement and vacation time

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Disappointed"

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    Former Employee - Response Center Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Former Employee - Response Center Analyst in Lansing, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good hours and good starting pay for entry level.

    Cons

    Management does not recognize good talent. I believe I was passed over for positions that I was trained for due to my age.

    Advice to Management

    Take a good look at those who are leaving and ask why.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Decent Job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan part-time

    Pros

    Small team and nice coworkers

    Cons

    Little opportunity for professional growth, advancements, or promotions


  10. "Great Company to work for!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Lansing, MI
    Current Employee - Claims Adjuster in Lansing, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Farm Bureau Insurance of Michigan full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Management Team is supportive and encourages continuing education
    Pay level and expectations are good for the position

    Cons

    There are some office politics
    There is a lot of nepotism


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