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Verizon New York Reviews

Updated April 9, 2017
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  • The people whining about work/life balance need to get over it (in 330 reviews)

  • There is no work-life balance there (in 85 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Analyst"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Senior Analyst in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company with, great opportunity to grow and management that pushes you to learn more so you can excel in other areas.

    Cons

    I don't have any downside to working there.


  2. "First job but a fast learner"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Verizon Wireless Retail Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Verizon Wireless Retail Sales Representative in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I need the experience and to help my family pay rent so they can survive in life and live like a human instead of struggling

    Cons

    I don't know any challenges at the job yet buh i will deal with it and willing to do extra

    Advice to Management

    Just give an example and I will be good


  3. "system tech"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Install, Repair Tech in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Install, Repair Tech in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    lots of work and opportunities to advance. Unlimited training.

    Cons

    none that I can complain about. equal opportunity employer


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  5. "Verizon"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, HR support, diverse workforce

    Cons

    Stagnant development opportunity, limited career trajectory, insular workstreams

    Advice to Management

    Increase career development paths


  6. "Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    401k 6% match, huge variety of work experience available, 8 personal days, some telecommuting jobs.

    Cons

    Constant efforts to reduce workforce and relocate/transform; waning of benefits. During strikes, required to replace strikers for 12-15 hour days, 6-7 days/week in hostile environment (with OT pay unless you work those hours in your own job);

    Advice to Management

    Trust employees to perform well under flexible work arrangements.


  7. "Admin Assistant/HR"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Contractor - Human Resources Department/Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Human Resources Department/Administrative Assistant in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Verizon as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Reputation. , the position was tailored from my previous employment and experience

    Cons

    Length of contract/Not long enough

    Advice to Management

    NA


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Rewarding but very political"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Marketing in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary
    Good people
    Remote work possibilities
    Benefits are comprehensive and competitive

    Cons

    Politics
    Shifting organizational goals
    Poor downstream communication


  9. "Top-Heavy"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Verizon as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Alot of free food, friendly co-workers

    Cons

    Unless you're a VP or above, the company makes it clear that they will not invest in your growth unless you're a favorite of the higher level executives. Inadequate pay gaps, freelancers performing jobs that are not project-based stay on for way too long without becoming staff.

    Advice to Management

    It would be wise to invest in people below the Director level to enhance company retention rates and overall company morale


  10. "Overall - Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Verizon (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Talented people all around, people development focused.

    Cons

    Very small portfolio outside of the Americas

    Advice to Management

    Invest in APAC


  11. "Business Operations Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager -Performance Assurance in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Manager -Performance Assurance in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Customer care, your given the ability to make decisions that matter, work with great leadership and your paid excellent compared to most companies in the telecommunications industry

    Cons

    Working with the union associates and union staff can be challenging, depending what level of management you are you have to work weekends and later tours.

    Advice to Management

    Must learn to balance work life with home life or life outside of working hours


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