Become an Employee

Employment Process Summary

What to Expect


There may be small differences in the employment process between career areas and office locations, but the general process is the same all across State Farm.



1. Online Application


Register and Complete Required Fields

To apply for any job opening at State Farm, you need to complete an online application. The first step is to register. From there, just complete the required fields on the application. Everything you need to know is on our How to Apply page.


Communication Notice: If you electronically submit material to this web site, you are granting State Farm (State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and its affiliates) your consent to respond to your submission(s) and other communications related to your submission(s) using an automatic dialer and/or leaving a pre-recorded message. Calls will be made to the telephone number that you submit to State Farm through this web site. You are also giving your consent for State Farm to respond to your submission(s) by email at the address you use to contact State farm or that you direct State Farm to use.


Search Jobs and Apply

There are two ways to stay on top of State Farm job openings:

  1. Visit the Search Jobs page and enter your desired search criteria. Select the job you want to apply for from your search results and click “Apply Now.” You will receive a confirmation that your application has been successfully submitted. It will immediately be made available to the recruiter responsible for the posting.
  2. Set up a Job Search Manager alert in your online account. You’ll be notified by e-mail as soon as positions matching your criteria are posted.

2. HR Screening


HR Interview

If you're contacted by Human Resources for an interview, this may be a phone or face-to-face conversation. Be prepared for the recruiter to ask you questions with regard to your skills and experience. It's also an opportunity for you to discover more about State Farm and the position you applied for.


Testing

For some positions, general testing may also be part of the HR Screening process. If applicable, your Human Resources contact will provide all the information you need to help you feel informed and prepared throughout the process. Pre-employment assessments you may be required to complete are the State Farm screening batteries (SFsb) and SkilTrak batteries or Language Proficiency Assessment.



3. Hiring Manager Interviews


Hiring Manager Interview

If selected, an interview with the hiring manager comes next. This is a face-to-face, competency-based interview designed to gauge how well your skills and experience fit the job opportunity. You’ll also learn more about specific job responsibilities and the actual working environment.


Additional Interviews

The hiring manager may include other management in your initial interview, or you may be invited back to meet with others from the business function.



4. Job Offers


Contingent Job Offer

If selected, you’ll receive a contingent job offer. Pending successful results from a background check and drug test, your offer will be confirmed in writing.


Confirmed Job Offer

Your job offer will confirm the position, location, salary, start date, and reporting manager.



5. Your First Day


Welcome to State Farm Website

Once your job offer is confirmed and accepted, you’ll be given access to a special website just for new employees.


It’s designed to provide the information new employees want to know, and to help take the stress out of your first day on the job.


The Welcome website is a place where new employees can:

  • Find out what to wear, what to bring, and all that first day kind of stuff.
  • Learn more about benefits, pay, time off, and other employee programs.
  • Check out videos featuring State Farm employees and Company CEO Ed Rust Jr.

More Help

Joining a premier company with rich traditions and passionate associates should be an exciting time. To help ensure you feel prepared and confident for your first day, your Human Resources recruiter can lend a helping hand with any other questions or concerns you may have.


Reasonable Accommodation Assistance

If you need assistance during the application or hiring process to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time by accessing the Help pages of the online application or by notifying your State Farm contact.