Career Advice

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How to make continuing your professional development a year-round priority

Progressive’s Business Leader of Talent Acquisition Neil Lenane shares why professional development is important and tips on how you can constantly grow

4 min read

Take a break: Tips to reset and bring your best to work

Self-care tips to help you reset and bring your best self to work

4 min read

Ask a Recruiter: Tips for setting up your profile on job networking sites

Hear a recruiter’s tips for maximizing your exposure on job networking sites by setting up a profile that’ll get you noticed

4 min read

How to prepare for a technical screening

Following these tips can help you ace the tech screening portion of an IT interview

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Ask a Recruiter: How to be confident in an interview

Nervous about an upcoming job interview? Hear a Progressive recruiter’s top 10 tips for being confident in an interview

4 min read

Career development tips remote workers should know

Keep your career trending in the right direction while working from home

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Ask a Recruiter: Can educators switch careers to insurance?

Hear a recruiter’s thoughts on whether an educator’s skills could help land them a job in insurance

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How to write a good resume that will get you noticed

Resume writing tips to help you successfully land a job interview

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3 Reasons why insurance is a good career

Looking for a place to build a career? Look no further than insurance

3 min read

How to successfully network

Boost your career with these networking tips

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How to identify and highlight your transferable skills

Know what they are and how to use them to impress recruiters

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What to look for in a company

Find a company you can commit to by looking for these qualities in an employer

3 min read

Workplace mental health benefits

Learn what to look for when researching a company’s benefit package

3 min read

How to choose a mentor

A 30-year Progressive employee shares her secret for finding a professional mentor

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How to change careers

How one employee went from waiting tables to providing HR support at Progressive

3 min read

How to prepare for a job interview

Here’s a checklist to help you prepare for your next job interview

2 min read

Contact center jobs can lead to opportunities

An unexpected first step can lead to the career of your dreams

3 min read

Dos and don’ts of applying to Progressive

Haven’t heard back about your job application? Here’s what you can do

3 min read

What to do when you didn’t get the job

How to move on and prepare for your next job opportunity

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How to prepare for a video interview

Display your skills and interests in your next video interview

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Starting your career at Progressive

Leveraging learnings to progress your career

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Finding a job that speaks your language

How a Classical Language degree led to an unlikely career in IT

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A Claims role leads to lifelong career fulfillment

How a social worker turned claims rep became an analyst

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Leading from the heart

Balancing faith, family, marriage, and motherhood in the insurance industry

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Applying a growth mindset for career success

IT manager’s passion for learning takes her from Pakistan to Progressive

4 min read

Leap of faith leads to fulfilling career for new mom

How a career change changed my life

3 min read

From military personnel to civilian professional

How to navigate the interview

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5 things to consider when applying to a job you’re overqualified for

Don’t let your experience count you out

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Is tech right for you?

An inside look at a digital front-end developer role

3 min read

5 actions to take to succeed in your new role

How to make a smooth transition

2 min read

Take control of your career. Here’s how!

Be ready when opportunity arises

4 min read

A recruiter’s guide to your best interview answers

Good, better, best responses to interview sample questions

5 min read

A recruiter’s guide to job searching

Use job boards and social networking sites to your advantage

5 min read

Want to be truly happy in your next job? Follow these 4 steps

Focus your job search on roles that will make you successful & happy

3 min read

Know the tech at each step: A guide for today’s job seeker

Get familiar with the tech you'll encounter in the interview process

5 min read

Phone interviews: Answer the call to a new career

Learn the best practices for phone screen interviews

3 min read

Take that feedback…and make it work for you

How interview feedback can lead you to career success

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Five tips to ace your next virtual interview

Your virtual interview is your chance to show why you want the job

2 min read

4 best practices for working from home success

How to support an organization & keep a healthy work-life balance

2 min read

Stop holding yourself back from opportunity

A fulfilling career starts with an open mind

4 min read

Questions you should be asking when interviewing

Focused and open-ended interview questions could help you secure the job

3 min read

Interview buzzkills are common. Avoiding them is easy

Don’t let interview buzzkills ruin your chances for getting the job

3 min read

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