Allstate Holds Virtual Job Fair to Attract Agents, Financial Advisors

Online Job Fair Aims to Recruit Financial Services and Sales Pros

Jun 10, 2010, 16:05 ET from Allstate Insurance Company

NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Allstate Insurance Company is hosting their annual virtual career fair on Tuesday, June 15, with a focus on attracting professionals interested in starting their own business in a recession-resilient industry.

Allstate sees an opportunity in the current economy to attract mid-career, mid-level managers with financial or sales backgrounds to own and operate their own business and represent the insurer as exclusive agents or personal financial representatives.

"We're seeking people who have a combination of entrepreneurial spirit and superior customer service to represent Allstate," said Stephen Scholl, assistant vice president of human resources for Allstate. "In our effort to attract the right people to represent the Allstate brand, our virtual career fair gives candidates the opportunity to have live chats with recruiters, set up a phone interview and submit their resumes."

Allstate's online recruiting event will feature "virtual booths" representing Allstate regions across the country. Representatives will be available for the online job fair between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. CST to answer questions from prospective candidates about the opportunities and careers available.

Allstate is unique among insurers because its agents own the economic interest in their business. Agent candidates need a minimum of $50,000 of liquid capital to invest in their agency. Interested candidates can visit www.becomeanallstateagent.com or by calling 1-877-711-1006.

Allstate is also seeking experienced financial services professionals to serve as personal financial representatives. Candidates must currently have their FINRA 6 and 63 Licenses and can learn more at www.becomeanallstatefinancialrep.com.

The Allstate Corporation (NYSE: ALL) is the nation's largest publicly held personal lines insurer. Widely known through the "You're In Good Hands With Allstate®" slogan, Allstate is reinventing protection and retirement to help more than 17 million households insure what they have today and better prepare for tomorrow. Consumers access Allstate insurance products (auto, home, life and retirement) and services through Allstate agencies, independent agencies, and Allstate exclusive financial representatives in the U.S. and Canada, as well as via www.allstate.com and 1-800 Allstate®

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