Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
8/18/2019
Job Category:
Human Resources
Human Resources Intern
(This job is no longer available)
GUARD Insurance Group | Wilkes Barre, PA
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Job Description

Overview

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies is currently seeking an intern to support the Human Resources department. As an intern you will be learning key fundamental business skills. You will be working in an incredibly fast moving business, and have the opportunity to make valuable contributions.

Responsibilities

* Work with Sr. HR Generalists to learn more about benefits administration, employee training, recruitment, and payroll
* Researching and collecting data for various HR initiatives
* Networking with external resources
* Preparing materials for benefits and new hire orientations
* Greet all visitors who enter the Human Resources department
* Complete common administrative tasks such as filing, faxing, scanning, and entering documentation into a database

Qualifications

We're looking for someone with a high energy level, friendly personality, and positive outlook! Prior experience working in an office or customer service-based environment is a huge plus. We would like the intern to be able to work part time through the fall and spring semesters and at least work 25 hours a week.

About GUARD Insurance Group

GUARD Insurance Group is the holding company for a number of affiliates that participate in various aspects of the insurance industry. We have also chosen to trade under that name. Our group includes four subsidiaries - AmGUARD, EastGUARD, NorGUARD, and WestGUARD - that write commercial insurance policies for small- to mid-sized businesses throughout our operating area . Two other GUARD affiliates provide support to our insurance companies, which ensures the delivery of a consistently high level of expertise and customer service. InterGUARD is a program manager that handles marketing, underwriting, policy issuance, compliance, premium collection, loss control, and claims on behalf of our insurers. GUARDCo coordinates a variety of activities related to claims and medical management, using the techniques of managed care. Together, these six affiliates give GUARD Insurance Group maximum flexibility in responding to opportunities within the marketplace without sacrificing efficiency or the quality of our product. Under the on-going guidance of our executive management team led by our founders, Susan and Judd Shoval, and Chief Executive Officer, Sy Foguel, we have worked to instill a corporate culture of innovation, growth, excellence, and superior service across the entire organization, hoping to create a unique "GUARD experience" that adds value above and beyond standard industry practices. Our "soldier" is intended to symbolize the protection and financial security provided to all of our clients. In May of 2007, GUARD Insurance Group became a wholly owned subsidiary of Clal Insurance Enterprises Holdings, Ltd. - providing additional resources that will allow us to pursue broader strategic plans for the future. Clal is Israel's largest insurance group and is publicly traded on the Tel-Aviv stock exchange with capitalization of $1.6 billion. GUARD is Clal's first investment in the insurance industry in the United States.