Allstate

The Allstate Corporation is a holding company of Allstate Insurance Company. The Company’s business is conducted principally through Allstate Insurance Company, Allstate Life Insurance Company and their affiliates (collectively, including The Allstate Corporation, Allstate). Allstate is primarily engaged in the personal property and casualty insurance business, and the life insurance, retirement and investment products business. It conducts its business primarily in the United States. Customers can access Allstate products and services, such as auto insurance and homeowners insurance through more than 14,000 Allstate agencies and financial representatives in the United States and Canada. The Company operates in four business segments: Allstate Protection, Allstate Financial, Discontinue...

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Northfield Township, IL
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34 Billion
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1. Why should we hire you?
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I have excellent Communication skills. I currently work as a Manufacturing Technician and I communicate well within the Team and at Team meetings. I am an Excellent team worker and work within a team every shift. I am a reliable person who arrives at work early and doesn't take any unneccesary days off. I am a Quick learner and I enjoy learning new processes E.g I work on any machine accross the spinning area with all machines being different. I am a dependable person who can be relied upon to complete tasks on time. E.g I completed It reports to meet deadlines.
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Ican look at a car and I know what kind of damage is involed.What is the next step without the computer telling me.
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I've been gifted with communication skills. I have experience as a member of teams and as a team leader. Given my math background I have an analytical, problem-solving mindset along with a learning mindset, I am at the company's disposal to mold for any position.
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With 20 years working on cars i.
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I have excellent communication skills and I am also a good listener. I work well with a team as well as on my own. I am reliable, punctual and detail oriented.
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2. What do you know about Allstate?
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I know Allstate Corporation is the Leading pubicly owned personal line insurance company. It is a Global company and was estabished in 1931.
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Allstate sells life auto and home insurance.
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Allstate are a global company who sell insurance.
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3. Explain how you would be an asset to this organization.
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I am a reliable person and arrive at work early and don't take any unneccesary days off work. I am an excellent Team worker and I have previously worked as a member of an IT team for two and a half years. I have excellent communications skills which i have developed at university by giving presentations for final year projects and I have strenghthened these skills at work by communicating within teams and within Team meetings. I have excellent Probem solving and Analtyical skills which I have developed at University by Completing final year projects. These skills have been furthured at work by complteting Reports and designing front ends for databases. I am a responsible person and I can be depended upon to complete tasks and meet deadlines. I am enthusiastic and Passionate about It and would like to demonstrate this at your organisation.
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I worked on cars so I can tell right away what needs to be done.I can see what is behide the damage with out taken it apart to get strated writen.
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I am able to follow directions clearly. I also love to learn new things and share my knowledge with others. I think in doing so I would be a great asset to develop my skillsets.
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I have a strong sense of urgency, I like to get things done.
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4. How would you build your supervisor's confidence about yourself?
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I would demonstrate my reliability by arriving at work early. I would demonstrtate my ability to work on my own Initiative by for example completing reports on time. I have excellent Communications skills and I communicate well within a Team and in Team meetings. I am an enthusiastic person and passionate about IT. I am a quick learner and have demonstrated this at work by my flexibility in working on any machine in the Spinning area with all machines being different.
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I not just do what I'm asked to do but try to do more. Not just doing the job to get by.
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Teamwork, Honesty along with Commitment and Dedication.
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DO everything they ask me to do ahead of schedule, be reliable.
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5. Are you willing to work overtime, nights, weekends?
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Yes, I currently work Shifts as I work as a Manufacturing Technician. My work rotates from Nights to days ands I Often work Overtime.
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Yes, I am very flexible with my schedule.
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6. Tell me about a time you have failed at a project in your life.
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I have always took my projects through to completion.
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Bodybuilding, started when I was 16, wanted to do a show, worked hard for a year but lost motivation and gave up.
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7. What is our current advertisement slogan?
8. If hired by us at Allstate, what would your career plans be with us?
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Become a great sourcer/recruiter. Also, become an agent some day? I have had a slight interest in becoming an insurance agent since I learned to drive and it might be fun to get into some day.
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9. Do you enjoy working with people?
10. When you look at a part that is damaged do you know what it is and what it does or where it goes?
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Depends on whether I have experience with it or not.
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11. Why do you want to work for an insurance company?
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I knew damage cars so I would be able to explain to the custmer in a way they would understand.
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Allstate is part of its communities and I want to join that alliance. Giving back is a wonderful thing. Allstate does that everyday with enriching their customers lives.
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Stable career.
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12. Tell me about the history of Allstate?
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Allstate was strated in the 1930's out of Sears. On June 30 1995 they became indenpent.
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Allstate strated in the 1930's out of Sears in chicgo. June 30 1995 it splite with Sears.
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Allstate was strated in the 1930's Chicgo out of Sears.
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Founded in 1931, went public in 1993, is an extremely diverse place to work.
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13. What continuous steps do you take to improve your experience and value of yourself?
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I am always looking to furthur myself. At work I have moved from a Operator to a Tier Two Technician. I am currently preparing for a ISEB software testing exam. I keep myself updated with the latest IT Applications and Technologies.
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I try to do the best job I can to help customers and coworkers.If I do that I will improve in all knew levels on and off the job.
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To work hard and to do the best job i am able to.
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The steps to improve would be joining this company.I worked on cars for 20 years and know what to look for when there is damage.
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Continue to learn on the job, learn from mentors, learn what not to do as well as what to do.
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14. What experiences do you have with other cultures? In other words, how have you prepared yourself to work in this global environment?
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I am prepared to use the necessary resources I have to offer to accomplish company goals.
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Yes that is not a problem. I currently work with other cultures and have previously interacted with other cultures.
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Working with a diverse group of people at dynomax.
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15. What was the very first product Allstate sold? Hint: Its not insurance.