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    Worked with the retirement plan product.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at The Standard

    Pros

    The grad school reimbursement was the best I ever heard of and there were no strings attached to the benefit like many firms have in place.

    Cons

    I enjoyed working there and left on good terms but felt the commitment to that business line was always lacking. Their bread and butter is insurance and you knew it.

The Standard Interviews

Updated 12 Sep 2014
Updated 12 Sep 2014

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    Mortgage Loan Processor Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at The Standard in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    Applied for the position that I found on an online job board. It took about 5 weeks to get a call back and the interview was set for a week later. Went in to their Hillsboro office building. It was nice and the atmosphere was quiet, only a few people walking around. I was interviewed by the man who would be my supervisor, another supervisor, and their boss. The interview lasted for about 35 minutes and there were not too many surprises. After the interview, I followed up with 'Thank you' emails to the two supervisors who gave me their cards. Got a call a week later with an offer.

    Interview Questions
    • Nothing out of the ordinary. The one question I hadn't prepared for was "Give a ratio of how you like to work. Independent, with your head down. Or being interrupted and talking to other people."   View Answer
    Negotiation Details
    No negotiation.
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

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Website www.standard.com
Headquarters Portland, OR
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1906
Type Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industry Insurance
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year

Standard Insurance hopes to set the standard for life and disability insurance providers everywhere. Standard Insurance underwrites group and individual insurance products (branded as The Standard), including short-term and long-term disability, life, and accident insurance, and group dental and vision benefits. For employers, Standard Insurance provides plan administration tools and absence management services. It is the backbone of StanCorp Financial Group's insurance division, which insures more than 6.8 million employees through some 31,000 employer group policies. It... More

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