Acuity to hire 100 in 2020
Acuity announced that as a result of strong business growth, it plans to hire 100 employees in the next year. The insurer has increased its staff by nearly 50 percent over the past seven years.
“Because of Acuity’s continued success and expansion, we have been able to provide rewarding jobs for more and more people. From high school or college graduates seeking entry-level opportunity to experienced professionals looking to take on new challenges, Acuity is an employer of choice in the insurance industry.” – Joan Ravanelli Miller, General Counsel/Vice President – Human Resources.
“We are increasing our staff not just to respond to our strong growth, but as an investment in our future. We need to have all the resources in place to serve a growing customer base and to fulfill our mission of rebuilding shattered lives, propelled by innovation, grounded in relationships.” – Ben Salzmann, Acuity President and CEO.
Acuity has grown throughout its operating territory at a rate that eclipses the rest of the insurance industry, doubling its top-line revenue in the past eight years. Recently, the company completed a $250 million expansion of its Sheboygan headquarters, increasing total building space to over 1.2 million square feet in anticipation of continued staff growth. A 250,000-square-foot, 700-plus stall parking structure, and 41,000-square-foot recreation center featuring three multi-purpose courts and an indoor running track are also under construction with completion scheduled for early 2021.
Acuity has earned recognition as a great place to work, including being named to Forbes’ lists of America’s Best Mid-Size Employers, Best Employers for Women, and Best Employers for Diversity. The insurer was also named to Forbes’ list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2019, ranked at #2 in the state of Wisconsin. In addition to providing employees competitive salaries and professional development opportunity, Acuity offers many work-life balance benefits, including flex scheduling, work-from-home, generous health insurance benefits, an aggressive company 401(k) contribution, and more.
The insurer will hire staff across all areas of its operations, including processors, underwriters, programmers, technical support staff, analysts, claims professionals, loss control representatives, field staff, maintenance staff, and others.