At Reliance Partners, 98 percent of employees say their workplace is great.



This review is based on 56 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 3.45. It was published on May 24, 2017. 5881 Visitors

What Employees Say

I'm proud to tell others I work here.
People celebrate special events around here.
People care about each other here.
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
People here are willing to give extra to get the job done.

What They Do

We asked Reliance Partners to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Reliance Partners is a full-service insurance agency offering sales and service of commercial insurance products. The company is focused on several industries, most notably the transportation insurance space. This includes trucking, 3PL, freight forwarding, and warehousing insurance.

About this Company

Website: Industry: Financial Services & Insurance
US Headquarters: Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37402 US Sites: 3
Major Locations: Birmingham, Alabama; Victoria, Texas US Employees: 57
US Revenues: $3.2 million Worldwide Revenues: $3.2 million
Corporate Structure: Private Founded: 2009

Reliance Partners has been awarded:

Best Small Workplaces 2017 (ranked 4)

Best Small Workplaces 2016 (ranked 21)

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Perks and Programs

We asked Reliance Partners to share a few programs they feel really capture what's unique about their workplace. Here is what they had to say.

  • Health & Wellness Reimbursement: We have a program to reimburse employees incrementally for gym expenses based on utilization by the employee (number of visits per month).
  • Technology: We have incentives for employees as they progress through their advancement road map where they can earn the ability to receive company issued technology.
  • Sales & Service Contest: We run contests throughout each month for sales and service relative to different benchmarks and goals.
  • Quarterly Bonus Incentives: We have quarterly incentives for our customer service team directly tied to several different KPI's.
  • Intramural Sports: Reliance Partners has active intramural teams for kickball, soccer, basketball, and golf.
  • Fantasy Insurance League: Think fantasy football, except for insurance - We utilize this to motivate sales reps and create a fun competition among our different sales teams.


100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 4% of salary50% Company-paid health coverage for employees
40% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 50% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
30 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance
Work Perks


18 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment Set days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment


  • Job sharing (4% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Onsite Amenities (Free food Wednesday's, massages, dry cleaning drop-off, happy hour on Friday, snacks, drinks, happy hour on Friday)


60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 10 days Fully-paid maternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)5 days Fully-paid paternity leave (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)*
5 days Average length of paternity leave new fathers take60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)*
10 days Fully-paid parental leave for adoptive parents (does not include personal vacation or paid time off)
*Employees are required to use all their personal paid time off before taking parental leave. All employees are eligible for parental leave benefits.


  • Lactation room(s)
  • Paid sick leave to care for a child or relative

Community and Environmental Impact

8 hours Paid time off to volunteer $12,000 Philanthropic donations in last year
Vice President Leads environmental impact team Yes Sustainable commuting program
Yes Recycling program Yes Locally-sourced food program


  • Vice President is responsible for the success of formal recruiting and retention diversity goals
  • Written policy prohibits discrimination based on (at a minimum) age, disability, race/ethnicity, religious beliefs, gender and sexual orientation
  • Formal programs (such as resource groups, mentorship, networking, or other affinity groups) support professional development for: Women

Leadership Diversity


Workforce Diversity




How to Get Hired

We asked Reliance Partners for some inside information on how to get hired at the organization. Here is what they had to say.

What key characteristics tell you a prospective employee will be a great fit for your company?

We are looking for self-motivated individuals who have an entrepreneurial side and are ready to join a fast growing and always evolving company. Some of the skill sets we must commonly find in our prospects include: Ability to multi-task Outgoing Motivated Driven Team-oriented Bilingual (a major plus)  

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Follow-up is everything in our interview process. We love to see how much candidates want to be part of our team. The ability to write a simple thank you or sending a short email goes a long way.

Are there any positions or types of candidates you are particularly focused on hiring in this coming year?

We are looknig for additional bilingual candidates to join our sales and customer service teams,

What should interested candidates do to find out more and get started?

Visit our website and contact today

hiring Outlook

30 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 97% Job Growth
6 Average applicants per opening 200 Total job applicants
90% New hires by employee referrals 2% Openings filled by current employees
7 Recent graduates hired 2% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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