This week's employer spotlight is with Michigan Farm Bureau Family of Companies. We asked Dave Vering some questions about working within the company.
WHAT MAKES YOUR COMPANY A GREAT PLACE TO WORK?
The people and the opportunity for career growth. You can truly make a difference in the company from day 1. This is the best company I have worked for during my 30-year career so far. People really care about each other and that message starts from the very top with the leaders of our organization.
DESCRIBE THE CULTURE OF YOUR COMPANY.
Family oriented, work/life balance focused.
WHAT MAJORS DO YOU HIRE?
Most majors fit into our job requirements.
WHAT SKILLS AND/OR EXPERIENCES DO YOU LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES?
Innovative, Collaborative/Team Player, willingness to pursue job related training and/or professional designations.
DO YOU OFFER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMS?
Yes, Claims, Underwriting, Marketing, IT, Agricultural Rotational Summer Internship Program, Actuarial.
DO YOU HAVE ANY OPEN POSITIONS YOU WOULD LIKE TO HIGHLIGHT?
All current open positions are posted online at https://careers-michfb.icims.com/
WHAT IS ONE PIECE OF CAREER ADVICE YOU WOULD GIVE LCC STUDENTS?
Find a mentor and get to know as many people as possible in the organization you start with.