Verizon Reviews

Updated July 27, 2015
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Verizon President & CEO Lowell McAdam
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Pros
  • Great pay and benefits with this company (in 194 reviews)

  • This creates a good work/life balance for those who can manage it (in 90 reviews)

Cons
  • If you are looking for work life balance (in 94 reviews)

  • New Wireless upper Management doesn't understand wireline (in 88 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (9)

    Great place to work!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Lake Mary, FL
    Former Employee - Manager in Lake Mary, FL

    I worked at Verizon

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Competitive salary, great benefits, excellent working environment.

    Cons

    job relocations, individual management feedback


  2. Helpful (1)

    Verizon FiOS

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Verizon

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great company with uncapped growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Frequent reorgs which can be counterproductive sometimes.


  3. Helpful (2)

    Senior Analyst / Team Leader

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Team Leader and Senior Analyst in Fredericksburg, VA
    Former Employee - Team Leader and Senior Analyst in Fredericksburg, VA

    I worked at Verizon (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I developed excellent leadership and technical skills at Verizon. It was a great experience.

    Cons

    It is a gigantic company, so there were RIFs often.

    Advice to Management

    Stop off-shoring and keep experienced talent in house.


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  5. Good Benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Verizon

    Pros

    great benefits to offer employees

    Cons

    extreme and challenging work loads


  6. Finance

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great compensation packages and beneifts.

    Cons

    Lack of work life balance

    Advice to Management

    Develop a focused strategy and commit to it.


  7. Helpful (1)

    Manager - Project/Program Management

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blue Ridge, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Blue Ridge, GA

    I worked at Verizon (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary and benefits were very good

    Cons

    Continual downsizing to the point that it became very difficult to deliver excellence


  8. Helpful (1)

    Verizon ERP Portal

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Test Coordinator in Richmond, TX
    Current Employee - Test Coordinator in Richmond, TX

    I have been working at Verizon (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent company to work for and talented group of people.

    Cons

    Excessive amount of meetings occurs on a daily basis.


  9. Systems Consultant

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Consultant in Tampa, FL
    Former Employee - Systems Consultant in Tampa, FL

    I worked at Verizon full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, nice bonus, good wages, flexible scheduling. Ability to work from home. Technologies are current.

    Cons

    Long hours, very demanding, short staffed. Constant layoff bring the moral down.

    Advice to Management

    Need more staff to perform the daily tasks. Teams are over worked and tired. Way to many layoffs all year.


  10. benefits galore

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Columbia, SC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Columbia, SC

    I worked at Verizon

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits are beyond expectations!,401k plan company match dollar for dollar

    Cons

    If you can deal micromanagement then this company would work for you. The turnover rate is very high

    Advice to Management

    Try to realize and understand that employees actually make the company as good as it is...with that being said, the respect level needs to be better


  11. System Administrator

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Systems Administrator in Baltimore, MD
    Current Contractor - Systems Administrator in Baltimore, MD

    I have been working at Verizon as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    good to be notified of all the current job openings

    Cons

    Its bad not to know what job opportunity is out there.

    Advice to Management

    Involve lower level workers in decision making.



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