|[November 19, 2012]
Progressive Makes G.I. Jobs' List of Top 100 Military Friendly Employers
MAYFIELD VILLAGE, Ohio --(Business Wire)--
insurance company Progressive is one of the nation's Top
100 Military Friendly Employers, according to G.I. Jobs. Each year,
the magazine ranks companies based on criteria such as long-term
commitment to military hiring, Reserve/Guard policies and veteran
G.I. Jobs compiled the list from more than 5,000 entrants. Only
companies with more than $500 million in revenue were eligible to
compete and only 2 percent made the top 100 list.
Progressive selected from more than 5,000 entrants.
Offering 100 percent differential pay to active-duty Reservists and
continuing medical benefits for active-duty Reservists and their
dependents helped Progressive earn a spot on this year's list.
5 percent of our workforce are former members of the military.
J.C. Jones, Progressive's compensation and benefits director
recognized again by G.I. Jobs' as one of the country's Top 100 Military
Friendly Employer is a huge honor and a reflection of our commitment to
the military. We work hard to attract military veterans to our company
and appreciate their tremendous contributions to our success."
"We look for people who take pride in their work, have a desire to
challenge themselves and have a proven ability to think strategically.
Those characteristics are often found in the men and women who have
chosen to serve in the military."
Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2012, The Progressive Group of
Insurance Companies (collectively, "Progressive Insurance") makes it
easy to understand, buy and use auto
insurance. Progressive offers choices
so consumers can reach us whenever, wherever and however it's most
convenient for them - online at progressive.com, by phone at
1-800-PROGRESSIVE, or in-person with a local agent.
Progressive offers insurance for personal and commercial autos and
trucks, motorcycles, boats, recreational vehicles and homes. It's the
fourth largest auto insurer in the country, the largest seller of motorcycle
insurance and a leader in commercial
auto insurance. Progressive also offers car
insurance online in Australia at http://www.progressiveonline.com.au.
Founded in 1937, Progressive continues its long history of offering
shopping tools and services that save customers time and money, like
Name Your Price®, the Snapshot Discount®, and a
concierge level of claims service.
The Common Shares of The Progressive Corporation, the Mayfield Village,
Ohio-based holding company, are publicly traded at (NYSE:PGR).
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