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Farmers Insurance Corporate Careers

Sales Assistant

April - August 2019 • Lomita, CA

What I liked

I liked the experience of meeting new people and helping them find the best offer.

What I wish was different

That people wouldn't complain about a 3 dollar difference.

Advice

To always have patience. it might be hard but you never know what the other person is going through. Just be as patient as possible and don't take anything personally. Especially if it's over the phone.
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Insurance Marketing Intern

May - December 2019 • Norman, OK

What I liked

The staff was hardworking and goal oriented. My manager was very understanding and flexible with my schedule to accommodate for my classes.

What I wish was different

The job was more engaging with what I want to do with my career.

Advice

This job is for individuals who can stay organized and focused for many hours at a desk.
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Insurance Sales Intern

June 2019 • Antigo, WI

What I liked

I like that you get out what you put in with this position. If you're determined and disciplined and value hard work, you have the opportunity to get a lot out of being a sales agent working for commission.

What I wish was different

Not too much currently, I'm still in the education/introductory stages of this internship.

Advice

Don't be discouraged by any failures that you experience of the bat. Persistence is key.
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Data Analyst Intern

June - August 2019 • Aberdeen, NJ

What I liked

I loved the way I was able to take raw data and turn it into useful information. My boss was flexible and allowed me so many opportunities I would not have otherwise been offered.

What I wish was different

I wish I received a bit more formal training and practical knowledge throughout the experience.

Advice

Go in with certain pieces of information you want to learn and you will be allowed to explore.
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Agency Producer

November 2017 • Eugene, OR

What I liked

Great work environment

What I wish was different

Different industry

Advice

Great way to get sales experience, meet and get comfortable talking to people.
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Marketing Intern

June - December 2019 • Norman, OK

What I liked

I liked that they didn't expect a lot of experience from the start. They were willing to teach me everything I needed to know.

What I wish was different

I wish I could have been able to better earn bonuses.

Advice

Don't beat yourself up for not understanding everything. Insurance as a lot more details to it than you can imagine.
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Insurance Customer Service Representative

January 2018 - September 2019 • Tualatin, OR

What I liked

The opportunity for upward mobility is very feasible and that was great.

What I wish was different

Nothing, my experience was great overall.

Advice

To always be open to understand new concepts and to actually try. New experiences can be difficult and may take a while to adjust. It always works out in the end if you put your mind to it.
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Marketing Intern

June 2018 - November 2019 • Tempe, AZ

What I liked

I got to learn how to properly care in the service industry, handling phone calls, emails, conflict de-escalation, and many more skills

What I wish was different

I wish my boss and been more of a democratic leader as his authoritarian leadership style was detrimental to the organization

Advice

i would recommend that each person get brief experience with customer service
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Receptionist

December 2018 • Torrance, CA

What I liked

I like how I am able to have a flexible schedule and learn more about marketing and management.

What I wish was different

N/A

Advice

To be a receptionist you have to get out of your comfort zone and talk to clients and represent your companies costumer service.
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Product Management Intern

June - August 2019 • Independence, OH

What I liked

I really enjoyed my time, and I especially enjoyed getting experience using popular data analytics software like SAS, SQL, and Tableau.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Inside sales intern

May - August 2018 • Caledonia, MI

What I liked

Learning about the company and being able to be so hands on with every aspect of the job.

What I wish was different

Nothing.

Advice

Working in insurance is way more fun than you might think it is.
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