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  • Pay and benefits also the best and began on day one of employment (in 580 reviews)

  • Great pay (a bit more for being bilingual) great benefits since day 1 (in 1488 reviews)

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  1. "Operations Specialist"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Operations Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Verizon offers very good benefits, and is a good place to work.

    Cons

    Verizon does not offer permanent schedules.

    Advice to Management

    Need to communicate with all employees in the same manner. Don't play favoritism with certain employees.


  2. "stand worker"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Prep Cook and Dishwasher in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Prep Cook and Dishwasher in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good employee and good environment

    Cons

    Good manager ,good employee and customer service

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  3. "Verizon Contract Management"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager, Business & Government Contracting in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Manager, Business & Government Contracting in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Verizon Wireless (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    good benefits and stability in the marketplace

    Cons

    no telework and reduction in force ongoing

    Advice to Management

    telework and flexible hours


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  5. "Laser focus"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    When focused and committed, this company can't be out executed.

    Cons

    The strong culture is being diluted by the need for evolution

    Advice to Management

    Evolution and strong cultures can co-exist -- take time and review what once made you great, operationally.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Experience Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Experience Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Experience Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Unlimited opportunity for advancement. Great training program. Cool environment to work and network. Great job for a student looking to gain a career in business and sales.

    Cons

    Work-Life Balance. There needs to be more growth opportunities and rewards for customer service reps and experience reps.


  7. "Great place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Finance Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company, lots of opportunities if you are mobile.

    Cons

    Beauracracy, can be difficult to advance past manager unless you are willing to move


  8. "Great place to work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Solutions Specialist in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, tuition assistance, satisfaction of helping others, potential of making really good money! Top performers can get promoted quickly!

    Cons

    It's retail so long hours and working on holidays is common.
    Just like any commission based job there are ups and downs!


  9. "Excellent company to launch your entire career"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Corporate/Government Account Executive in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Corporate/Government Account Executive in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Verizon Wireless full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Very inclusive corporate culture that rewards hard workers. Plenty of training and resources available to employees. A wide array of career opportunities open to just about anyone who wants to explore their potential in the retail, business, and government sectors. Verizon is an innovative, always evolving technology company that sets a solid foundation for employees of any background and skill level.

    Cons

    The company's zeal and credo for change sometimes alienates workers who don't conform quickly to new policies and sudden/over-night adjustments. There is a hard line in the "sink or swim" philosophy. There is no such thing as seniority (which may be a good or bad thing for some people) and seasoned, veteran employees have been known to be demoted or shown the door if target objectives were not met.


  10. "Sales Representative, Wireless Retail"

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    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Verizon Wireless full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    You will learn much about technology, sales process, interacting with multiple cultures, small businesses.You have excellent health insurance, dental and life insurance options.. 50 % off phone bill. You have on line learning that can lead to Project Mgr certification (100% cost covered), Microsoft learning, and they will assist with your education expenses in other fields. Can work schedule around other commitments. The 401K is very well managed.

    Cons

    Cannot sit, the management has removed chairs for staff and the floors are hard.You will be working weekends 3 out of 4, as well as Fathers Day, Mothers Day, Labor Day, day after Thanksgiving, etc.
    Mature market, the income has gone from 70-80K in 2005 to 50k with overtime. Use this as a time of learning while seeking a company in which you can build a career. Be advised that it is highly unlikely you can use retail as a means into another position, such as engineering, marketing, HR, etc. as the corporation does not use the retail division as anything but sales and customer service career. In 5 years I know of 1 individual , after years of attempts, to have succeeded. He used the tuition reimbursement to obtain his BS engineering degree in communication technology and worked the sales floor for over two years waiting for an interview which finally led to his landing a position.

    Advice to Management

    none, as they have highly paid consultants which has helped to make them market leader.


  11. Helpful (1)

    "Sales representative"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Representative in Washington, DC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Verizon Wireless full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The best thing was the discount.

    Cons

    The worst thing was the overtime.


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