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Burns & Wilcox
Assistant Specialty Insurance Underwriter was asked...15 November 2013

Why do you want to work here

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Umm I don't anymore

I went through the same hoops with this company and location 3 mos ago. I took the assessment online, completed an English paper(lol), and met with the Branch and Office manager for almost 2 hrs. They told me I didn't meet the qualifications for the Assistant Specialty Insurance Underwriter position, even though I have more experience than the Office manager. I'm sooooooo glad I didn't get the job. Less

Questions on experience, current & past employment, questions about knowledge of sales and customer service, career goals

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Advised that I knew a lot about customer service but still needed to learn about sales Less



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I can speak english, german and some spanish


Why Justworks?

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Why an underwriting role?

R-T Specialty

additional insured questions, coverage questions, processing questions, discussed the surplus lines broker process.

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I answered all questions to the best of my knowledge. There were some coverages/processes I was not familiar with. Less

Burns & Wilcox

When was a time that a customer was not happy with their service, and how did you deal with it?

Liberty Mutual Insurance

What is your nationality Why you move here to North Carolina from New York What the difference living here in Charlotte VS New York

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I am mixed race I relocated for my children Living in New York vs Charlotte Charlotte is more of a slower pace New York is fast paced Less

National Indemnity Company

If there was a company who, in 5 years, had one accident costing $1 million and a company who, in 5 years, had 4 accidents every year costing $2,000, which premium would be higher?

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The latter. The $1 million accident was a one-time accident while the latter is a consistent set of values. Less

National Indemnity Company

Which of the following do you think is the higher risk? A dump truck or a limousine?

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The dump truck is a bigger vehicle and is utilized more often than a limousine. Bigger vehicles are inherently more dangerous because they take up more of the road and can cause the most damage. Limousines are typically utilized 2-3 days of the week while dump trucks are utilized ~5 days a week. Less

Skyward Specialty Insurance

None, I was hired as an Assistant Underwriter, though the jub function changed over the time I was ther and really was more of and underwriter that did underwriting assistant job function.

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Do not work here. You will be doing underwriting and pricing of accounts, without getting paid to be an underwriter. Less

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