Wednesday, October 5

Recruiting event to help hurricane victims get fresh start

KENNER – The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, the third largest auto insurance group in the U.S. and in Louisiana, is holding an all-day recruiting event at the Radisson Hotel New Orleans Airport, 2150 Veterans Blvd., Kenner, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 11, to help those displaced by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita secure claims representative jobs in Louisiana or in other states. Progressive operates about 450 claims offices in all 50 states and currently has 700 open claims jobs. For more information about the event, applicants can call 1-800-333-5650, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

In addition to claims representative jobs, candidates can apply for customer service and other positions during the event. Progressive currently has more than 900 other jobs available throughout the country.

Job applicants unable to attend the event may go to to apply online.

Juan Andrade, Gulf Region claims general manager, Progressive, said: “We have jobs open; people need work. We think we can make it easier for some people to get a fresh start.”

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