Category Archives: Insurance Industry

I find problems before they occur

For many people, getting an insurance policy is pretty straight-forward. You have something you need insured, you call an agent, he or she takes your application, calculates your payment, the company issues a policy and presto! You’re insured. That works in some cases, but in many others – especially farms and businesses – it’s more […]

Lesson learned: Insurance a noble profession

I was extremely nervous on my first day at American Family Insurance. I’d never been in a workplace as big and intimidating as National Headquarters. As I walked through the doors for the first time, my heart raced. I smiled and shook hands with my new boss, Dan, creative development manager. I’d never had any […]

Continuous learning important to insurance careers

As an intern here this summer and as a current college student, I expected to see degrees on office walls around American Family. I’ve noticed framed degrees in all disciplines, from law to MBAs, from small colleges and large universities. But I’ve also noticed many documents for CPCU designations and IIA certifications. Even in HR, […]