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A great company to work for

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

I have been working at Verizon

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

team oriented work force, benefits very competitive, wages are competitive

Cons

upper management at times profit oriented

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  1. Helpful (1)

    The pay is ok, but they expect you to work long hours, with multiple deliverables; all of which are "high" priority.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Specialist in Silver Spring, MD
    Current Employee - Specialist in Silver Spring, MD

    I have been working at Verizon

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    There used to be many pros to working at Verizon. However, now the only pros are if you are a non-management employee. Management is treated like slaves. One positive - 50% match to your 401K.

    Cons

    If you are management, they no longer pay into your pension. Management is constantly being laid off. Organizations have an ongoing quarterly objective to reduce their number of management employees by 10%. In the past five years, over 50,000 management employees have been laid off. It is amazing how they keep this information from going public. No one wants to get promoted, because they know it will only mean having no life and more stress. The company has changed dramatically over the past 10 years. They used to treat management with respect. Now they consistantly give management the short end of the stick because they are giving everything away to non-management/union employees. However, with the state of the economy, they are being offered packages to leave the company.

    Advice to Management

    Retire! You are out of touch with your corporate objectives and your employees.

  2. Helpful (1)

    Meh...

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - OUTSIDE SALES in Tampa, FL

    I have been working at Verizon

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    OK coworkers...looks good on resume

    Cons

    Not a fan of management. Benefits were less then steller

    Advice to Management

    Too big, be nimble

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