Progressive will employ 150 more people in Colorado Springs in 2011

Progressive auto insurance will be holding job fairs in Colorado Springs, in order to hire 150 more people before the end of the year and are looking for individuals seeking a rewarding career within the industry. The insurer has been named the 2011 Best Company to Work For in Colorado by Colorado Business Magazine, and has also recently been recognized on the Military Times EDGE Best for Vets 2011: Employers list. It is the fourth largest auto insurer in the United States. Progressive will be hosting a number of career…

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Women have significant growth potential in insurance industry

Though women remain notably outnumbered by men in property/casualty insurance, industry experts and veterans are saying that there is tremendous potential for women in this business. Trindl Reeves, principal of Barney & Barney has been working within the California insurance community for more than 22 years, and has been recognized for her work in assisting women executives with professional growth. Reeves explained that women have a number of qualities that make them a suitable fit for insurance business successes. She gave examples that women are capable of empathizing with the…

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