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Updated October 20, 2018
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  • "Work life balance was sometimes not considered in some channels within the company" (in 462 reviews)

  • "some time will feel like no work life balance" (in 115 reviews)

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  1. "Telco company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon full-time

    Pros

    great company to work for and grow

    Cons

    large company. 200K employees. so HR policies are common for all categories of employees.


  2. Helpful (151)

    "Just got Hired at Verizon!!"

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    Current Employee - Fios Technician in Alexandria, VA
    Current Employee - Fios Technician in Alexandria, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Benefits and pay seem really good vacation days start day 1. Pretty good amount of training if you have some type of skill with technology

    Cons

    None so far. I just got hired so I'm stoked and it's been so long I had to leave a review because I've been reading them while going through this process hope it helps someone else out.

  3. "Pros outweigh the cons"

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    Former Employee - Manager, Security Operations in Irving, TX
    Former Employee - Manager, Security Operations in Irving, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, excellent training opportunities, great place to start a career

    Cons

    Limited promotion opportunities, unrealistic internal raise limits, difficulty maintaining high-performing teams due to contracted labor time limits


  4. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous benefits. Solid work environment, both facilities and co-workers.

    Cons

    Nothing much for this question.


  5. "I have loved working at Verizon and enjoyed the income."

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    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Aiken, SC
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Aiken, SC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great pay & benefits. The work is not hard you just have to be a go getter

    Cons

    Long hours, customer escalations, and changes in commission structure.

    Advice to Management

    It’s not all about the customers, it’s about the employees too


  6. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance and flexible hours

    Cons

    pay is on the lower side


  7. "Easy"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon full-time

    Pros

    Taking customer service calls is very simple.

    Cons

    Pressure to upsell from upper management.

  8. "Good Established Company with clear vision"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Verizon full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits package, free food, clear vision moving forward

    Cons

    Lots of old processes, management isn't great.


  9. "Inside Sales VBM"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashburn, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Ashburn, VA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    relaxed environment, monthly earning competitions

    Cons

    business is unchanging so a lot of unknowns

    Advice to Management

    communicate better the future plan for the organization


  10. "customer zone technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Verizon full-time

    Pros

    good benefits, good pay, overtime

    Cons

    no family time, constant changing management


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