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Verizon Reviews

Updated November 24, 2014
Updated November 24, 2014
2,494 Reviews
3.3
2,494 Reviews
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Pros
  • The best thing is the pay and benefits that start on your first da (in 191 reviews)

  • If your a mgmt employee there is a good deal of work life balance (in 81 reviews)


Cons
  • Lack of work/life balance attribute to high absenteeism across the company (in 91 reviews)

  • Management cannot do their jobs due to idiotic Upper Management fiascos (in 86 reviews)

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  1.  

    Great company to work for and met a lot of wonderful people there.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staff Clerk in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Staff Clerk in Philadelphia, PA

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

    Pros

    Company pays well and has excellent benefits.

    Cons

    Not enough administrative/office opportunities in PA.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Involve the employees who are actually doing the job more when making decisions on process changes.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Awesome place to work at

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager in New York, NY

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

    Pros

    High Income. Awesome environment

    Cons

    Parking. No parking lot. So we have to pay for parking daily in downtown

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Great environment to work. Great income. Would love more career path opportunities

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Nice opportunity and staff.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Oak Brook, IL
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Oak Brook, IL

    I worked at Verizon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fun team environment. Worked on projects that supported phone usage on aircraft.

    Cons

    Subsidiary of former parent company was disbanded.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

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  5.  

    Account Manager

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

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

    Pros

    Very good business opportunities and good solid management team to work with.

    Cons

    At times, company to large to be responsive to many issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keeping training as a requirement for account management team members.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 6 people found this helpful  

    I made lifelong friends, received 100% tuition assistance, and developed my Customer Service expertise from the best.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Verizon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The pay, benefits, and the strong friendships. Training and coaching is of top quality.

    Cons

    Long hours and working weekends.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Superior

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Tulsa, OK
    Current Employee - Billing Analyst in Tulsa, OK

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    This company has high values and benefits

    Cons

    Life, work, and balance is sometimes a challenge.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Enjoyed working for Verizon

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Consultant in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Systems Consultant in Philadelphia, PA

    I worked at Verizon full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Weekly pay check, great benefits with low premium, union

    Cons

    constant rumors of downsizing, union, distance traveled to work

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Good Experience

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Verizon as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Verizon definitely is a great company to work for. They are always connected to their employees through web casts and keeping in touch via live chats during meetings. Verizon focuses on the total development of the individual as well as the team. They are always showing options for further career growth and development. I believe that having the chance to work for such an amazing organization will definitely enhance your career and pave the way for more challenging and rewarding opportunities.

    Cons

    There are no cons here.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  10.  

    Project Manager/UAT

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in Cary, NC

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

    Pros

    I was part of the business that I knew would help the overall business in the long run. Great at working with you on a work-life balance.

    Cons

    Small group that was already busy enough.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Verizon

    Pros

    Company has great benefits; good bonus and health care

    Cons

    IT is considered as a commodity. Most of the development work is done offshore

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