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Farmers Insurance looking to hire for positions in Caledonia; career event to be held Saturday, March 26

Caledonia, MI (March 22, 2011) – As the opening of the new Farmers® Insurance facility in Grand Rapids approaches, the company is continuing to grow and support the communities of West Michigan with great career opportunities.

“There are a number of sales and service positions that need to be filled due to our continued growth and expansion,” said Kelly Snyder, Manager, North America Talent Acquisition for Farmers. “We are absolutely looking to fill those positions with residents from the West Michigan area.”

Those interested in learning more about the career opportunities are invited to attend an open house job fair on Saturday, March 26 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., at the Farmers Insurance facility located at 5600 Beech Tree Lane in Caledonia. Attendees are encouraged to bring resumes as onsite interviews will be conducted with hiring managers.

The full-time positions include both degreed and non-degreed openings and possible incentive pay for those with Spanish-language bilingual skills.

Customer Service: Customer Service Agents needed within our Claims, Billing or Agency Support departments.

Sales: Paid training to become a licensed agent within our sales team. Inbound/no cold calling. Salary plus bonus potential.

Interested individuals are also invited to apply online for these positions by visiting www.farmers.com/careers and clicking on “Corporate Careers”.

Farmers Insurance Group of Companies is the country's 3rd largest insurer of both personal lines passenger automobile and homeowners insurance, and also provides a wide range of other insurance and financial services products.  Farmers Insurance is proud to serve more than 10 million households with more than 20 million individual policies across all 50 states through the efforts of over 50,000 exclusive and independent agents and nearly 24,000 employees.

Farmers is a trade name and may refer to Farmers Group, Inc. or the Farmers Exchanges, as the case may be.  Farmers Group, Inc., a management and holding company, along with its subsidiaries, is wholly owned by the Zurich Financial Services Group. The Farmers Exchanges are three reciprocal insurers (Farmers Insurance Exchange, Fire Insurance Exchange and Truck Insurance Exchange), including their subsidiaries and affiliates, owned by their policyholders, and managed by Farmers Group, Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information about Farmers, visit its Web site at www.farmers.com or at www.Facebook.com/FarmersInsurance.

Media contact:

Luis Sahagun
818-584-0574
luis.sahagun@farmersinsurance.com

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