Insurance company to hire 150 in our viewing area

COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) - With the downturn in the economy, many businesses are facing an uncertain future. But in the midst of dozens bankruptcies, one company is defying the odds.

Birmingham-based Liberty National Insurance wants to hire 5,000 new employees nationwwide before the end of January. 100 of those new jobs are available in Columbus and Opelika.

Apparently, the insurance industry is better off than most these days and Liberty National officials say now is the time to grow their company.

Founded in 1900, Liberty National offers life and supplemental health insurance. If you have at least a high school diploma, you can apply for one of the open positions in person at the company's Montgomery branch.

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