American General Life and Accident Insurance Company Brings Hiring Drive to Dallas . . . Leading life insurer offers unique experience for area job seekers

Dallas, Texas – American General Life and Accident Insurance Company (AGLA) will bring its national road tour—the AGLA Hiring Drive—to Dallas on October 3 as part of a bold new multi-year hiring initiative. The 10-day cross-country tour is designed to kick off AGLA’s Now Hiring Future Heroes campaign developed in conjunction with CareerBuilder®.
“AGLA has served the Dallas-Fort Worth area for nearly 100 years, and the Dallas local office currently leads the company’s Mid-South Region” says Gregory Carpenter, general manager of AGLA ‘s Dallas south office. “We offer excellent training and management support to all our agents to maintain our vibrant success and foster a positive workplace environment. We’re very excited about being a part of this new initiative to grow our sales force of full-time and affiliated independent agents.” he says.
Both entry-level and experienced candidates are encouraged to attend the AGLA Hiring Drive event in Dallas on October 3 and apply for positions to represent AGLA’s Quality of Life…Insurance® family of products. “People are invited to pick up information, drop off their resumes, register for door prizes, enjoy refreshments—and even bring the kids if they’d like,” adds Francis Goh, general manager for AGLA’s Dallas-Ft.Worth office.
The AGLA Hiring Drive tour bus will stop across from the Texas State Fair at Two Podners Bar-B-Q & Seafood, 1441 Robert E. Cullum Blvd. from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. AGLA representatives will also be on-hand before and after the event to assist job seekers.
“It is so exciting that, despite the tough economic conditions of the last few years, AGLA can make the statement that our company is strong. We have made marked strides in growing our sales force over the past few years, and we’re in a solid position to continue that significant growth,” says Jim Mallon, President and CEO. “This is a huge opportunity for anyone looking for a rewarding employment opportunity. Our affordable, innovative Quality of Life…Insurance has seen wonderful acceptance since it was launched five years ago. It’s a family of products that directly meet the multiple insurance needs of America’s middle income consumers and Main Street small business owners. The timely relevance and value of these products is evidenced by the fact that we have seen tremendous success in such a short time, in spite of the most difficult economic environment our country has faced in decades.”
Nationally, more than 4,000 sales agents will be added to AGLA’s workforce during the multi-year Now Hiring Future Heroes campaign.
During the national tour, a branded AGLA Hiring Drive Tour Bus will stop in 15 cities from Baltimore, Md. to Los Angeles, Calif. to solicit on-site job applications. The AGLA bus will stop in approximately two cities each day for 10 days beginning September 27 through October 6.
Through the AGLA Hiring Drive and the on-going Now Hiring Future Heroes campaign, AGLA seeks to hire both full and part-time agents to educate consumers on the Quality of Life…Insurance product. After an initial paid training period, compensation is commission-based with excellent bonus potential, a full benefits package, and tuition assistance for industry-related training.
In addition to a possible new career, job seekers will have an opportunity at each Hiring Drive event to speak directly with current AGLA sales agents and managers, enjoy refreshments, and register to win an Apple iPad.
“We want to make the job quest process fun and exciting, and at the same time show how AGLA can be such a rewarding place to work,” says Carpenter. “Our sales professionals in the Dallas area believe in AGLA and what we do. And our Quality of Life…Insurance product opens new doors for our agents.”
In support of the coast-to-coast road tour, AGLA local offices across the country will host separate AGLA Hiring Drive events in their cities beginning September 27th. Job candidates can learn more about the AGLA Hiring Drive, view a complete job description as well as a list of local offices locations, and submit their resumes at www.hiringheroes.com.
In just a few short years, Quality of Life…Insurance has become the leading product at AGLA. If an insured suffers a covered critical, chronic or terminal illness or condition, such as a major heart attack, invasive cancer or a stroke, Quality of Life…Insurance allows owners to accelerate their life insurance benefits before their death to pay for critical health care needs or to meet certain financial goals or obligations.
For more information about American General Life and Accident Insurance Company and Quality of Life…Insurance, visit www.agla.com.

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