Travelers Companies
3.3 of 5 567 reviews
www.travelers.com Hartford, CT 5000+ Employees

Travelers Companies Interview Questions & Reviews

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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Commercial Account Manager Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Alpharetta, GA (US)

I applied through a recruiter and interviewed at Travelers Companies.

Interview Details Very friendly; most questions deal with behavior and scenarios rather than skills

Interview Question – What is a misconception others have of you?   Answer Question

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Underwriter Trainee Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Philadelphia, PA (US)

I applied through college or university - interviewed at Travelers Companies in March 2014.

Interview Details First round interview, laid-back interview process.

Interview Question – Why underwriting?   Answer Question

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Senior Technical Specialist Interview

Anonymous Employee
Saint Paul, MN (US)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Travelers Companies in June 2010.

Interview Details Initial communication was via response email with a follow up screening interview over the phone. This was followed by two in person interviews on different days; one with a small group from the department (basically another screening interview) and another, later interview with a "committee" that asked very typical "situational" questions.

Interview Question – Please describe a situation in which you failed miserably and how you handled the failure.   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – There wasn't much negotiating. I was able to secure some additional vacation.

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Workers Compensation Adjuster Trainee Interview

Anonymous Interview Candidate
Sacramento, CA (US)

I applied online and the process took 4+ weeks - interviewed at Travelers Companies in February 2014.

Interview Details applied online got an interview two weeks later and had a man a woman interview me they didn't explain or describe the position or company they asked me off the bat to explain the position I applied for they the woman was very condescending continued to act like she wasn't interested and didn't know what I was talking about she wasn't even writing my answers down during the interview it sure if she was aware of the rude faces she was making....I was told I would no either way within two weeks didn't happen so I sent an email never was written back then received a denial letter in the mail a week or so after that

Interview Question – mostly behavioral and past customer experiences   Answer Question

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Director Interview

Anonymous Employee
Hartford, CT (US)

I applied through an employee referral and the process took 3 months - interviewed at Travelers Companies in June 2010.

Interview Details Multiple levels of screening. Phone interviews with Recruiter followed by HR manager, then typically one or two rounds of interviews with the candidate, with atlease one face to face interview. Typical interviews are 1x1, though I have seen panels in few instances.

Interview Question – Challenges related to manage competing project demands, stakeholder management and inefficient team dynamics   Answer Question

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Claims Customer Service Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee
Buffalo, NY (US)

I applied through college or university and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Travelers Companies in April 2010.

Interview Details 4 interviews all together, 1 phone 3 in person, with a 4 hour competency test for math, writing, listening, and problem solving skills

Interview Question – How would you calm someone on a phone call right after they experience the death of a loved one.   Answer Question

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Pricing Analyst Interview

Anonymous Employee
Hartford, CT (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 weeks - interviewed at Travelers Companies.

Interview Details Interviewed in fall of senior year at college for the PPDP. Phone interview with market analyst, 30 minutes. 2 weeks later, invited to final round on site in Hartford. Took 1 hour math/verbal test (SAT difficulty, not hard at all). Two 45 minute interviews after that. Then an hour at a restaurant for lunch with one candidate and 2 analysts. One more 45 minute interview after lunch, ended up being 1 hr. 15 minutes. Offer extended 1 week later via phone.

Interview Questions

  • What are some trends you have noticed over the past few years in the insurance industry?   Answer Question
  • If you inherited a gas station, what would your strategy be, immediately and then over time?   Answer Question
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Inside Sales Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied online and the process took 2 months - interviewed at Travelers Companies.

Interview Details pretty much dragged me through 12 different hoops to get the position then when i heard the yearly salary i pretty much knew i would not be with this company very long i just needed a paycheck while i'm in school and figured i would use their tuition reimbursement and move on after getting degree to a company that knows how to compensate.

Interview Question – who do i go to for resources?   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – no negotiation because they are cheap

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Insurance Service Representative Interview

Anonymous Employee
Dallas, TX (US)

I applied online and the process took 4 days - interviewed at Travelers Companies in March 2014.

Interview Details phone screening, 2 computer assessment tests and 1 in person interview

Interview Question – Standard behavior interview questions   Answer Question

Negotiation Details – still in process

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Director Interview

Anonymous Employee

I applied through a recruiter and the process took 4 months - interviewed at Travelers Companies in February 2010.

Interview Details Hiring process was very long, the internal coordinator messed up a lot of paper work which made the process even longer. Technical interview was difficult but nothing unexpected.

Interview Question – Can you introduce to me what double GLM model is ?   Answer Question

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