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Mutual of Omaha (Insurance)

Private Banking - Financial Services 1000+ Employees Headquartered in Omaha, NE

Brief History:
  • Founded in 1909
  • Achieved $1 million in premium income in 1920
  • Premiered Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom in 1963
  • Recorded $1 million in daily benefits in 1967
  • Employs more than 5,000 people

Mutual of Omaha s philanthropy is built on more than 100 years of making lives better within the local communities where we live and work. Community involvement has become part of the underlying concept of why we are in the insurance business -- to be there to help in times of need. Over the years, Mutual s charitable giving has evolved into our current Philanthropy Focus program.

Through grants, in-kind donations, and associates who volunteer their talent, time and energy, we fulfill the program's mission across four areas of focus.

We invite you to explore Mutual of Omaha s spirit of community through past and present involvement that extends our philosophy and mission. If you re a local-area non-profit or community organization requesting resources, we welcome you to apply for support.

Benefits

The benefits you'll enjoy at Mutual of Omaha include:
  • Insurance coverage for you and your family
  • Financial benefits like a generous 401(k) plan and reimbursement accounts
  • Paid time off with vacation, personal time and paid holidays
  • Tuition reimbursement .

Career Opportunities

New Life Insurance from Mutual of Omaha Offers Flexible Options, including Choice of Simple Application or a
Larger Death Benefit

Omaha, Neb. – (May 31, 2007) Mutual of Omaha’s new Guaranteed Universal Life insurance (GUL) provides consumers with affordable guaranteed protection, plus options that include two different versions of the plan – one with simplified issue and one offering a larger death benefit.

Mutual of Omaha’s GUL Express provides an option for clients who want quick approval with minimal underwriting requirements. The application process is simplified and qualified applicants can lock-in a death benefit up to $250,000. No lengthy health inquiry is needed and underwriting decisions can be made in a matter of days.
Mutual of Omaha’s GUL Complete is designed for consumers who want a larger death benefit, $100,000 or more. Full health underwriting is required and the lifetime guaranteed death benefit premiums are very competitive.
Both versions offer the flexibility to design a plan that meets a customer’s unique needs. Simply select the face value, the term of guaranteed coverage (as little as 20 years or as much as an entire lifetime), and the length of time you wish to pay premiums.

In addition to tax-free death benefits, Mutual of Omaha’s new GUL plan also offers several options that set it apart from other products, including:

Accelerated Death Benefit for Terminal and Chronic Illness – available at no additional cost on both versions, this rider pays the living benefits by accelerating a portion of the death benefit to help pay for expenses from a terminal or chronic illness.
Guaranteed Insurability – this rider allows you to increase the death benefit at specified times, regardless of health status. This is especially valuable to younger consumers whose coverage can expand as needs grow. Best of all, it is included at no additional cost on the GUL Express. It is optional for the GUL Complete.
The following chart highlights how consumers can use several of the other plan features to develop a customized protection package:

Option
Description
Possible Uses

Dial-a-Guarantee
Reduce the guarantee coverage period and lower the payments
30-year-olds could dial back from lifetime coverage to a 40-year term knowing that their death benefit needs will be reduced when they enter retirement.

Dump-In
Transfer a sum of money into the GUL plan, thereby reducing the overall premiums needed to meet the guarantee period.
Transfer the cash value from an existing non-guaranteed plan into a new GUL plan tax-free.

Short-Pay
Select the number of years you want to make premium payments.
Customers make larger payments during their working years so they do not have to pay premiums after they retire.

Catch-Up
Retain your guaranteed coverage if you miss a payment.
Customers who miss a payment because of emergency expenses, or for whatever reason, can make it up later and still retain their original guarantee.


For more information on Mutual of Omaha’s new Guaranteed Universal Life insurance and how it can provide consumers with affordable financial protection plans, visit their Web site at www.mutualofomaha.com.

Mutual of Omaha is a full-service, multi-line provider of insurance and financial services products for individuals, businesses and groups throughout the United States. Founded in 1909, Mutual of Omaha and its affiliate companies manage assets in excess of $18 billion and are ranked among the Fortune 500.

Vision

TO BE THE KIND OF COMPANY THAT OUR CUSTOMERS VALUE, PEOPLE ADMIRE AND OUR COMPETITORS ENVY.

We are currently working toward cascading goals in the following areas:
  • Profitable Growth
  • Greater Market Share
  • Customer Loyalty
  • Financial Discipline
  • Accountable Workforce

People

Which way is your career headed? Sometimes it’s hard to tell which way your career is going. Sometimes the ins-and-outs and ups-and-downs of career-building leave you going nowhere. If that has happened to you, it's time to get a new sense of direction with a career a Mutual of Omaha.
We want people who demonstrate enthusiasm, experience, and professionalism. A variety of satisfying and rewarding positions are available that offer the opportunity for career growth.

Culture

Mutual of Omaha is a solid, family-oriented company, built around one simple idea: providing “no limits, no boundaries and nothing but opportunity for our associates to grow both personally and professionally. We continue to improve systems and work processes as we strive to maximize productivity and achieve all possible efficiencies without compromising our commitment to customer service. Our efforts to diversify our business mix position us as a leader in the rapidly changing financial services marketplace. Mutual also is one of the largest private employers in Nebraska with more than 5,000 employees. By choosing a career with Mutual of Omaha, you ll be in good company. Read what these associates had to say about what it s like to work at Mutual. Alec, an Information Systems Engineer, said, “I like Mutual of Omaha because I'm able to work as part of a relatively small team while still having the resources of a large corporation. My team's friendly, supportive atmosphere helps to make my job fun, and allows me to see how my individual efforts contribute to my team s success. Mary, a Lead Reimbursement Analyst, said, “Mutual of Omaha offers a friendly, pleasant environment to be in each day - every day. The Company focuses on the people who work here and stands beside them through many of life's challenges.

College

The primary focus of Mutual of Omaha s Information Services (I/S) Internship Program is to offer hands-on, enriching experiences to college students. With support and coaching from experienced I/S professionals, students have the opportunity to develop their technical abilities, problem-solving skills, business experience and ability to communicate effectively.

Who's Eligible?

College students majoring in a computer-related field. Candidates should have completed his/her sophomore year or be in the second year of an associate s degree program. Proficiency with Windows and Microsoft Office is preferred.

What's Involved?

A career in I/S offers exposure to a variety of systems, programs and languages, which means you obtain valuable experience and exposure to the latest technologies.
Languages: JAVA, VB, C, C++, COBOL, SAS and SQL.
Databases: ORACLE, DB2, IMS, Sybase and Lotus Notes
Online Platforms: IMS DB/DC, CICS and CMS
E-Commerce Activity: Internet, Intranet, Extranet, Virtual Private Network, Firewall Enterprise Resource Planning: Implementation, Development, Multi-tiered Architecture, Project Management

Diversity

Mutual of Omaha has long celebrated and valued diversity. Our commitment to diversity has become part of our corporate culture and helps define the way we do business.

Mutual of Omaha s Diversity Mission Statement summarizes our commitment:

We will continue to build a corporate culture that respects and values the unique strengths and cultural differences of our associates, customers and the community.

To put our mission into action, we have identified five key objectives that we are working to achieve:
  • We will recognize the diverse needs and backgrounds of our customers and do business in a way that is comfortable and welcoming to them.

  • We will endeavor to recruit, hire and develop a diverse workforce

  • We will provide an environment that enables associates to do their best work, free from harassment or discrimination.

  • We will support community programs that encourage inclusion, equality and fair treatment.

  • We will utilize the products and services of minority- and women-owned vendors.

Products

Mutual of Omaha is a progressive insurance and financial services company providing a diverse range of top-quality insurance products and services. Our culture is plainly derived from our Midwestern roots – we are strong, caring and keep our promises; promises that are supported by every person in our organization.

We promise to provide financial security to our customers, allowing people to care for themselves and their families in difficult times, creating investment and savings opportunities, helping make their lives easier.

We promise to remain a solid, family-oriented company that’s reliable, trustworthy, knowledgeable and caring, committed to outstanding service to our policyholders.

Mutual of Omaha is ready to help our customer’s cope with life’s changes and challenges by providing solutions to support their goals and dreams. From comprehensive major medical plans to life insurance, financial services and investment options, we can help them achieve financial security for a lifetime. A significant advantage enjoyed by our Companies’ representatives is that our multiple product lines cover several major market areas meeting the needs of our individual consumers, families and businesses.

  • Life Insurance

  • Critical Illness Insurance

  • Long-Term Care Insurance

  • Medicare Supplement Insurance

  • Disability Insurance

  • Hospital Income

  • Direct Insurance

  • Investments

  • Annuities

  • Worksite Plans