With headquarters in Bexhill in the United Kingdom, Hastings Direct is an insurance company that provides insurance in a variety of ways: via offices, by telephone and also online. The company’s full title is Hastings Insurance Ltd and they provide insurance cover for vehicles, homes and services such as breakdown cover, personal accident and legal cover. Hastings Direct was founded back in 1997 by David Gundlach and Andrew Bowen and it is now one of Britain’s fastest growing insurance brokers. This could be good news for school leavers, students and graduates looking for jobs and careers in the insurance industry.
Hastings Direct have a goal to ‘protect 1 in 10 by 2020’ so the company are always on the lookout for dynamic members of the team who can help them reach that goal. Hastings Direct careers are in many fields since the company is growing. As you might expect, there are roles within Hastings Direct for those who want to work in customer services and also as insurance claims advisors. Also, directly related to insurance careers, Hastings Direct jobs for more experienced staff could be as insurance analysts and management.
A whole host of other careers could be available in Hastings Direct, too. IT careers and HR, for example. Operations and finance could be other areas to specialise in. These are all types of jobs that school leavers and students could eventually do as well as graduates. Hastings Direct appreciate how difficult it can be for young people to get part time jobs and full time careers when they have little or no previous work experience. For this reason, they offer full training and development for staff for customer facing roles so they can get the best out of your talent. Some training can also lead to nationally recognised qualifications.
If you are looking for jobs and careers with Hastings Direct, the company offers young people the chance to do placements. Students can do internships, example, looking at analytical and research tasks. For graduate Hastings Direct careers, the company runs a graduate programme for those with passion for mathematics, analytics and statistics. And for school leavers and those looking to get professional qualifications in roles dealing with customers, it’s possible to do an apprenticeship with the option of further study, afterwards.
So, as you can see, there could be lots of options available for young people of all specialisms and backgrounds. Hastings Direct offices are in Bexhill, Newmarket and Leicester. The company also has an office in Gibraltar, too, so there could be an opportunity to do some work overseas for those looking to go abroad.
For those interested in Hastings Direct jobs and careers, at whatever level, the company has a full careers section on their website and current job vacancies are advertised there. There is also information about the Hastings Direct application process and a list of benefits and rewards that come with Hastings Direct careers. Applications for graduate careers, sandwich placements, paid internships and summer placements are also invited via the website.
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