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After a 'record-breaking year,' State Farm looks to hire 3,000+ across the country

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State Farm announced Monday it’s hiring thousands for positions across the country.

After what the Bloomington-based insurance company described as a “record-breaking year of growth,” it is looking to fill jobs in claims, customer service, sales, and underwriting. State Farm is looking to fill more than 3,000 full- and part-time jobs.

“We’re very excited to have these opportunities to offer for people in our various communities,” said company spokesperson Meta Mickens-Baker.

Like many companies, State Farm has made changes in response to the pandemic, said Mickens-Baker.

“Most of our workforce currently is working in a hybrid arrangement,” she said. The same will be true for many of the new positions the company is offering in locations like Bloomington, Dallas, Phoenix, and Atlanta.

Mickens-Baker said there are currently no plans to transition back to full-time, in-office work for most employees.

For workers who may need even more flexibility, State Farm is offering work-from-home opportunities in several locations around the country. Mickens-Baker said she hoped the flexible scheduling will help workers who left the workforce during the pandemic find their way back into the fold — especially parents.

“I would imagine that there would be some parents who would say that be a real good option for them to be able to manage their home and work life,” she said.

Sarah Nardi is a correspondent at WGLT. She rejoined the station in 2024.