I applied online. The process took 8+ months. I interviewed at Verizon (Palm Springs, CA) in February 2009.
Basic telecom knowledge and basic electrical safety test, followed by an interview
HR contacted me and based on my education and experience I was offered pay one step below topping out (step 7 of 8). Typically a 4yr apprentice pay schedule with raises every 6mths until topping out.
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