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It's changing a lot

Marketing Manager (Former Employee)
Irving, TX

ProsGood money
A lot of very smart, dedicated people to work with
Some interesting challenges, given the new technologies such as FiOS and FiOS TV.

ConsHang on to your seat, because there will be a layoff every 6 months.
The environment is becoming progressively more cut-throat and less collaborative. See above.
Current circumstances inhibit movement to new assignments.
It is likely you will get a new boss every year or two, which may allow little time to establish your value in their mind before the next rating peiod.

Advice to Senior ManagementRead Elie Weisel's "Night" as an allegory of how human behavior and attitudes change when (job) survival is the issue.

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    Overall, a decent job

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    I have been working at Verizon


    Pros: Overall, the benefits are great. They provide full medical, dental, and vision for my entire family at absolutey no cost to me. SInce the center… Cons: The first few years are horrible. Scheduling is based on seniority so you pretty much have to work the crap hours and every weekend for… Advice to Senior Management: The amount of favortism and unproffessionalism by lower management is… More
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    I worked at Verizon


    Pros: Corporation is positioned in several industries, wireless, Internet and content… Cons: Many parts of the Verizon portfolio are shrinking including wireline… Advice to Senior Management: Do a better job of assessing individual contributions to the success of… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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