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"Best in the Industry"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Southfield, MI
Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Southfield, MI
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Culture is described as "fast paced, performance driven". If you like to work hard, be given challenging assignments, excellent training opportunities and work for a profitable company that others want to emulate, then you will do well at Verizon Wireless.

Cons

Layoffs of dedicated, long term employees. If you aren't mobile, then you are not given much consideration for succession planning process. Trying to align processes between very profitable wireless business with struggling wireline business, which results in lower incentive payouts and profit sharing for all.

Advice to Management

Don't punish Wireless employees because some of the other parts of the business are retracting and not as profitable, i.e. Wireline.

Other Employee Reviews for Verizon Wireless

  1. "The longer you work in retail the worse it gets"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Representative
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon Wireless full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    The benefits are available starting day 1. The coverage has gotten pricey, but overall they are great. Nationwide company means that if you have to relocate you have a good chance of keeping your job..

    Cons

    Micromanagement at its worst. Commission structure is absolutely horrible. There is potential to make a lot of money, but only if you can keep up with the ever changing requirements to even qualify for a paycheck. There is also a lot of favoritism. If you want to promote from within you need to really be someone's best friend.

    Advice to Management

    Trust that the people you hire can do the job. Reward employees for achieving goals. Learn that telling reps how bad they are doing is not a motivator.


  2. "super cool, i loved this job"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Annapolis, MD
    Former Employee - Sales Associate in Annapolis, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Verizon Wireless part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    customers...friends, work environment, kindness, proximity

    Cons

    nil, nada, nope, nothing, no drama

    Advice to Management

    you guys were great


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