BLOOMINGTON, Ill., July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- State Farm has placed third out of 25 companies on Working Mother's "Best Companies for Multicultural Women" list. State Farm moved up from 10th place in 2011.
Factors considered in the Working Mother evaluation included:
- Representation/Workforce Profile
- Hiring, Attrition & Promotions
- Recruitment, Retention & Advancement Programs
- Company Culture
"Multicultural women represent fifteen percent of our employee base and State Farm is proud to be recognized by Working Mother," said Annette Martinez, Vice President of Operations for Human Resources.
State Farm will also be recognized at the Working Mother 2012 "Multicultural Women's National Conference" in New York City on July 16-17, 2012.
Founded in 1979, Working Mother magazine reaches 2.2 million readers and is the only national magazine for career-committed mothers. The list was published in the Working Mother June 2012 edition.
About State Farm®:
State Farm and its affiliates are the largest provider of car insurance in the U.S. and is a leading insurer in Canada. In addition to providing auto insurance quotes, their 17,800 agents and more than 65,000 employees serve 81 million policies and accounts – more than 79 million auto, home, life and health policies in the United States and Canada, and nearly 2 million bank accounts. Commercial auto insurance, along with coverage for renters, business owners, boats and motorcycles, is also available. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company is the parent of the State Farm family of companies. State Farm is ranked No. 43 on the Fortune 500 list of largest companies. For more information, please visit http://www.statefarm.com or in Canada http://www.statefarm.ca.
SOURCE State Farm