Auto-Owners Insurance
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Auto-Owners Insurance Careers and Employment

About us
There's more to Auto-Owners Insurance Group than the name implies. In addition to auto coverage, the company provides a range of personal property/casualty and life insurance products to more than 3 million policyholders. Auto-Owners Insurance Group operates through subsidiaries including Auto-Owners Life Insurance, Home-Owners Insurance, and Property-Owners – more... Insurance Company. Its Southern-Owners Insurance subsidiary offers property/casualty insurance in Florida. Auto-Owners Insurance also sells commercial auto, liability, and workers' compensation policies. Established in 1916, the company operates in 26 states nationwide and is represented by more than 6,000 independent agencies.

Geographic Reach


Auto-Owners operates 85 claims, underwriting, and marketing offices in its 26-state service territory. The company's largest markets are Florida and Michigan.


Operations


Auto-Owners' revenues come from insurance premiums, as well as investment income. The company's property/casualty business accounts for about 90% of revenues and 80% of profits, with the remainder coming from premiums and income from the life insurance segment.


Financial Analysis


Auto-Owners reported a 5% increase in net written premiums in 2011 to nearly $5.2 billion, primarily due to growth within the Auto-Owners Insurance, Auto-Owners Life, and Home-Owners Insurance divisions. Total revenues were some $5.7 billion, while net income was reported at $69 million.


Strategy


Auto-Owners is focused on growing its business by establishing strong relationships with independent agents and by diversifying its product offerings. The company has also expanded by adding sales and service facilities in new and existing markets. In 2011 Auto-Owners opened five new branch locations to handle claims in Ashville, North Carolina; Kennesaw, Georgia; Little Rock, Arkansas; Madison, Wisconsin; and Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The Little Rock location also provides underwriting. New construction that year included a backup data center in Traverse City, Michigan, and offices in Broomfield, Colorado, and Columbia, Missouri, to replace existing branches.
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What is it like to work at Auto-Owners Insurance?

3.7
Work/Life Balance
3.6
Compensation/Benefits
3.5
Job Security/Advancement
3.2
Management
3.4
Culture

What are people saying about the leadership at Auto-Owners Insurance?

85%
of employees approve of Jeffrey S. Tagsold’s performance as CEO
CEO Approval is based on 78 ratings
4.0
Great Company, but information silos persist
Written by Training Coordinator - Claims Education and Training Department (Current Employee) from Lansing on February 5, 2020
The best and worst part about this organization is the libertarian approach toward the work. There is variation in management philosophy and best practices between branch offices and regions.
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What do employees at Auto-Owners Insurance say about culture and work-life balance?

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4.0
A great place to work...
Written by Catastrophe Adjuster (Current Employee) from Forest, VA on February 17, 2020
This is a good, stable company to work for. One of the very few companies that still provides a pension. Although base salary is lower than the industry average, the multiple bonuses that are paid out throughout the year makes total compensation above average. Onboarding and training programs are very structured and helpful. Senior management has developed - more...
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What jobs are available at Auto-Owners Insurance?

Top work locations
4.7
Lakeland, FL
4.3
West Des Moines, IA
4.3
Broomfield, CO
4.1
Columbia, SC
4.0
Tallahassee, FL
Most popular roles
4.3
Policy Rating Technician
4.2
Business Analyst
4.0
Senior Claims Representative
4.0
Customer Service Representative
3.8
Claims Adjuster

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What did candidates say about the interview at Auto-Owners Insurance?

Interview experience
Based on 22 interviews
Favorable
Interview difficulty
Based on 22 interviews
Medium
Interview process length
Based on 22 interviews
About two weeks
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