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Farmers Insurance Group Reviews

Updated June 24, 2017
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  • Work/life balance goes away during busy periods (i (in 62 reviews)

  • Upper Management has unrealistic expectations of the work load and out of touch with how WC differs from other lines of business such as auto (in 58 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (5)

    "Farmers IT"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Director in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - IT Director in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Farmers Insurance Group full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great company with great people. There is a clear line of sight to the customers as well as to executive leadership. The company is focused on Customer Experience as well as Employee Engagement. What more can you ask for?

    Cons

    Like many companies there is a "Global" entity that prevents you from doing certain things.

    Advice to Management

    IT is doing well. Keep doing what you're doing.


  2. "Claims"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environment, nice break rooms.

    Cons

    Long commute if you live in downtown phx


  3. "Good way to be introduced to the insurance industry."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Farmers Insurance Group full-time

    Pros

    Relaxed work environment. If you work hard you will succeed.

    Cons

    Contract issues. Lack of training.

    Advice to Management

    Give your producers more freedom with carriers


  4. "Senior Service Advocate"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Farmers Insurance Group full-time

    Pros

    Great Benefits, great people to work with.

    Cons

    Terrible promotion structure, executives do not consult teams performing the work before making decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Make promotion structure better and do not execute decisions before knowing the impact on the people performing the work.


  5. "Great people;location is somewhat far"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Surrounded by great people who love their jobs, and they are eager to answer your questions.

    Cons

    Woodland Hill is too far from central LA, and driving there is inconvenient.


  6. "Great place to work!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager II in Woodland Hills, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager II in Woodland Hills, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Farmers Insurance Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Fast-paced
    - Great work-life balance (40-45 hours per week)
    - 401k is higher than average
    - Great people to work with

    Cons

    - Departments are somewhat silo'd, but working on enterprise collaboration
    - The structure of having the management company and exchanges be separate companies is convoluted


  7. "I worked at Farmers for 1 year and did not have a great experience."

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    Former Employee - Insurance Agent
    Former Employee - Insurance Agent

    I worked at Farmers Insurance Group (More than a year)

    Pros

    1 week training school that was helpful.

    Cons

    Not enough hands on training and very little compensation help. Commisions were all taken back from me.


  8. "sales rep"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    great work environment to be in.

    Cons

    low pay compared to competitors.


  9. "Great appreciative business user culture but IT organization in turmoil"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Computer Systems Consultant in Woodland Hills, CA
    Former Employee - Computer Systems Consultant in Woodland Hills, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Farmers Insurance Group full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great and appreciative business users

    Cons

    IT Management in turmoil and lot of new unskilled and uneducated brought in who do not understand the business processes or culture.

    Advice to Management

    In IT hire new Management with enough technical and IT education and Experience


  10. "Claims representative"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Claims Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Claims Representative in Los Angeles, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Farmers Insurance Group full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility, Work from home, independent

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations . Managers have no concern for heavy unending workload

    Advice to Management

    No surprises


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