At Progressive Insurance, 90 percent of employees say their workplace is great.

EMPLOYEE RATINGS

     

This review is based on 1153 employee surveys, with a 90% confidence level and a margin of error of ± 2.38. It was published on Aug 23, 2017. 618 Visitors

What Employees Say

I am given the resources and equipment to do my job.
94%
 
Management is honest and ethical in its business practices.
92%
 
I'm proud to tell others I work here.
92%
 
People celebrate special events around here.
91%
 
Management is competent at running the business.
91%
 

What They Do

We asked Progressive Insurance to explain what they do. Here is what they had to say.

Progressive provides insurance for personal and commercial autos and trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles, and homes. Home insurance is underwritten by select carriers, including American Strategic Insurance Corp. and subsidiaries (ASI), our majority owned subsidiaries.

About this Company

Website: www.progressive.com Industry: Financial Services & Insurance
US Headquarters: Mayfield Village, Ohio, 44143 US Sites: 396
Major Locations: Riverview, Florida, 33569; Austin, Texas, 79744; Colorado Springs, Colorado, 80921; Phoenix, Arizona, 85040; Rancho Cordova, California, 95670 US Employees: 33,116
US Revenues: $23,400 million Worldwide Revenues: $23,400 million
Employees Worldwide: 33,116 Corporate Structure: Public
Stock Symbol: PGR Founded: 1937

Mayfield Village Campus II collaboration area

Perks and Programs

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

  • Innovation Services: Specifically designed to challenge ourselves, this program/department consists of three areas: Business Innovation Garage, The Action Factory and Edison. The Business Innovation Garage is an internal think-tank for innovating products and services staffed by technology professionals who rotate in and out from our own IT group. The Action Factory is a series of one-day sessions that accelerate discussions of business problems. Lastly, Edison is a way for us to crowd source employee ideas in an online community based structure where all employees can weigh in and decide what ideas move forward for more exploration.
  • Keys to Progress: Each year, more than 100 veterans and their families get the keys to newly refurbished vehicles as part of Progressive's annual Keys to Progress® program. In partnership with the National Auto Body Council (NABC) and several other organizations, the vehicle giveaways takes place on Veterans Day at Progressive's Service Centers, one-stop facilities where Progressive handles claims and coordinates repairs for customers. Progressive is working together with local NABC member body shops to recycle and donate vehicles that have been involved or recovered in a claim. They've been fully restored for the veterans as an extension of the NABC Recycled RidesTM project.
  • Speaker Series: Employee resource groups host monthly and quarterly speaker series that bring in outside speakers for professional development, networking and personal growth. Our Young Professionals Network recently hosted Karen McCullough, who spoke about attracting and retaining millennial talent in the workforce.
  • Courage at our Core: An awareness initiative that focuses on courage as being at the heart of our core values. With a video, traveling art exhibition and series of speakers, the program conveys the importance of having courage to offer new ideas, report bad news, raise concerns and voice disagreements in the workplace.
  • NEW Learning Circles: Development program through our Network of Empowered Women that connects women from different business areas, varying tenure and job levels every other month. With set topics each session, they can share experiences and put together plans for their development. An example would be a session that focused on creating and promoting your own personal brand.
  • Corporate Art Education: We have a broad scope of educational programs and events done in conjunction with our art collection throughout the year. All are designed to reinforce the collection's purpose which is to encourage open-mindedness to what is unfamiliar and different. One event is the Art of Giving campaign which raises awareness for a community organization and the healing nature of art.
  • HealthyU: Education and incentive programs available to employees across the company that promote healthy lifestyle. Incentives include weight loss rebates, fitness center rebates and educational tools. Educational tools range from in person seminars that can also be live streamed in our locations across the country and web based courses.
  • Progressive Insurance Foundation: Employees have the opportunity to contribute to charitable organizations of their choice, and have the company match up to a certain amount per person.The heart of The Foundation is our Matching Gift program. When Progressive employees make monetary donations to qualified, tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organizations, our company makes a percent matching contribution through The Progressive Foundation. Qualified, tax-exempt organizations include civic, cultural, educational, environmental, health care, human services and religious organizations.
  • LGBT+ Allies Unite: Company wide campaign with a goal of helping people understand what being an ally to the LGBT community means, and what actions they can take to make Progressive a more welcoming and inclusive work environment.
  • College Intern Experience: Our intern program for current college students gives hands-on experience in our technology, analyst and accounting business areas to interns. Along with interactions with company executives, interns are given project work that impacts company initiatives.

COMPENSATION BY THE NUMBERS

100% Match of employee’s 401(k)/403b contribution up to 6% of salary75% Company-paid health coverage for employees
75% Company-paid health coverage for dependents 66% Company-paid health coverage for part-timers
20 hours Weekly hours required for part-timers to receive health insurance $2,000 Maximum Tuition Reimbursement

COMPENSATION PROGRAMS

  • 401(k) or 403b Program
  • Restricted stock units
Fitness Center in Cleveland, OH

WORK-LIFE BALANCE BY THE NUMBERS

17 days Paid time off after one year of full-time employment 10 days Paid time off after one year of part-time employment
17 days Paid sick days after one year of full-time employment 10 days Paid sick days after one year of part-time employment

WORK-LIFE BALANCE PROGRAMS

  • Flexible schedule (6% use it)
  • Telecommute option (22% use it)
  • Job sharing (0% use it)
  • Compressed work weeks (2% use it)
  • Subsidized On- or Off-site Fitness (100% have access)
  • Medical facilities (at some locations)
  • Onsite Amenities (Fitness classes, personalized training sessions, massages, flu shot clinics, mammography screenings, ergonomics, lactation rooms, cafetria with fresh food and salad bar, onsite farmer's market, fresh garden, employee organized fitness groups - such as running groups, large fitness events like monthly 5k runs, one day healthy seminar, employee resource groups)

FAMILY CARE BY THE NUMBERS

60 days Job-protected maternity leave (including FMLA/STD) 60 days Job-protected paternity leave (including FMLA)
$10,000 Adoption benefit60 days Job-protected parental leave for adoptive parents (including FMLA)

FAMILY CARE PROGRAMS

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

HEALTH INSURANCE COVERS

  • Mental health care
  • Alternative treatments (such as acupuncture, homeopathy, or chiropractic)
  • Fertility treatments

Community and Environmental Impact

$4,028,695 Philanthropic donations in last year $3,931,313 Total company-matched employee donations in last year
Director of Corporate Facilities Leads environmental impact team Self-Conducted Environmental impact audit
Yes Recycling program Yes Locally-sourced food program

Diversity

  • 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: Under-represented racial/ethnic minority groups; Women; Lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender employees; Disabled employees
  • Medical care covers gender confirmation surgery
Cafeteria

DEMOGRAPHICS

 
Foosball table in cafeteria

How to Get Hired

We asked Progressive Insurance 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 look for passionate, driven individuals who enjoy a collaborative environment, value strategic thinking, embrace diversity of thought and approach, like to challenge themselves and aren't afraid to ask questions or push the envelope to reach that next step. Successful employees at Progressive thrive in a high-energy, inclusive culture that expects engagement regardless of role. They are proactive, adaptable and constructive while also taking on the responsibility of upholding respect and honesty in the workplace. 

What can prospective employees do to get your attention?

Finding ways to connect with Progressive outside of the traditional application process can always help you stand out. Take the extra step to get to know us through our social media presence, website or sites like Glassdoor. Use that information to build relationships and network. For example, connect with recruiters who recruit for an area you are interested in on sites like LinkedIn. Or, find out what upcoming events we may be hosting or participating in, and you can meet us face to face.

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

We're always looking for candidates who have a passion for helping others.  In our claims offices across the country, we look for entry-level and seasoned Claims Adjusters to join our team. We also have six major customer care call center locations (Cleveland, Tampa, Austin, Phoenix, Colorado Springs, Sacramento) where we hire Inbound Sales Reps and Customer Service Reps.  Additionally, tech and analyst roles continue to be a focus for us.  We work with big data, so we're always looking for data scientists, data analysts and statistical analysts.  We're also always evolving our technology to find better more efficient ways to satisfy our customers needs. So, we hire Systems Test Engineers, Systems Engineers and Software Developers. 

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

Visit our website to learn more about what it's like to work at Progressive, and for a list of job opportunities: www.progressive.com/careers. We also have a social presence on sites like Glassdoor (https://www.glassdoor.com/Overview/Working-at-Progressive-Insurance-EI_IE546.11,32.htm), Twitter, Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/progressive/) and LinkedIn (https://www.linkedin.com/company/progressive-insurance/). 

hiring Outlook

6,000 Forecasted positions to fill in coming year 12% Job Growth
24 Average applicants per opening 271,714 Total job applicants
18% New hires by employee referrals 42% Openings filled by current employees
386 Recent graduates hired 8% Voluntary turnover for full-time employees
10% Voluntary turnover for part-time employees
* All figures refer to 12-month period prior to reporting, unless otherwise noted.

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