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Aflac's "Now Hiring" Message is Driven Home on Carl Edwards' No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion This Weekend

Friday, October 14, 2011

Aflac's "Now Hiring" Message is Driven Home on Carl Edwards' No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion This Weekend09:48 EDT Friday, October 14, 2011With Available Positions in 580 Markets Nationwide, Aflac Spreads the Word via "Now Hiring" Paint Scheme in North Carolina NASCAR RaceCOLUMBUS, Ga., Oct. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac (NYSE: AFL), the No. 1 provider of supplemental and guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States will be running the "Now Hiring" paint scheme for the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion to be driven by the current Sprint Cup point leader Carl Edwards during this Saturday's (Oct. 15) race in Concord, N.C.The "Now Hiring" design is part of a national recruitment effort to attract potential Aflac agents as part of its independent sales network, offering candidates the opportunity to manage their own businesses with an unlimited earning potential.  Aflac is focusing its "Now Hiring" awareness campaign in the more than 580 markets nationwide where positions are available, driven by the increasing market demand for supplemental insurance. Aflac provides its sales agents with world-class training combined with all tools an agent needs to succeed, whether they are looking to make a change in their career paths or seek out a new opportunity."Being an active part of the independent sales agent network for Aflac is the definition of work-life balance and by making your own schedule and being your own boss -- it's what many would call the 'American Dream,'" said Tom Giddens, senior vice president and director of sales at Aflac. "Now more than ever people are realizing that they need supplemental insurance -- and this may be the best time ever to become part of our team. All you need is the passion to help others, an entrepreneurial spirit and like Carl Edwards -- the drive to succeed."For more information about a sales career with Aflac call 800-292-9242 or visit www.JoinAflac.com.About AflacWhen a policyholder gets sick or hurt, Aflac pays cash benefits fast. For more than 55 years, Aflac insurance policies have helped provide a safety net and have given policyholders the opportunity to focus on recovery, not financial stress. In the United States, Aflac is the number one provider of guaranteed-renewable insurance. In Japan, Aflac is the number one insurance company in terms of individual insurance policies in force. Aflac insurance products provide protection to more than 50 million people worldwide. For five consecutive years, Aflac has been recognized by Ethisphere Magazine as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies and by Forbes magazine as one of America's Best-Managed Companies in the Insurance category. In 2011, Fortune magazine recognized Aflac as one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For in America for the 13th consecutive year. Also, Fortune magazine has included Aflac on its list of Most Admired Companies 10 times. Aflac Incorporated is a Fortune 500 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AFL. To find out more about Aflac, visit aflac.com or aflacenespanol.com.*Aflac agents are independent agents and are not employees of Aflac.(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111014/CL86280 )(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100423/CL92305LOGO )Media Contact:Susan BringasPainePR for Aflac213.996.3768 susan.bringas@painepr.comSOURCE Aflac