On Friday, the January jobs report showed encouraging news for our economy as companies added 243,000 jobs, pushing unemployment down to 8.3 percent, the lowest since February 2009. State Farm Insurance reported that it has nearly 3,00 job openings across the United States and Canada. According to a statement the company says it is committed to innovative solutions for customers and policyholders which creates employment opportunities.

"As we continue to define our workforce to best meet our customers' evolving needs, we are seeking skills and talents from numerous diverse labor markets," said State Farm Vice President Human Resources, Mary Schmidt.

Named a top employer, State Farm is a family of insurance and financial services companies that together serve tens of millions of customers. Our business lines offer more than 100 products.

[ via PRNewswire ]

I received a Tweet that saying State Farm has over 100 job openings in Colorado:

State Farm has offices in all 50 states and three Canadian provinces. Current openings exist in:

  • Claims
  • Customer Service
  • IT/Systems
  • Underwriting