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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 104 GTE Corp. Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.9
Growth Opportunities
3.8
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.1
Way You Work
4.3
Work Setting
4.1
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Marketing Manager
in Los Alamitos, CA

"Insufficient opportunities to advance and grow professionally. Hard to make an impact on that organization, but a perfect place for non-performers."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Company was financially stable."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Don't, unless you are looking for a comfortable place to retire."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Everyone didn't care for results. Often they were buried in details, to cover up people's lack of experience and skills. I needed a place to spread my wings and experiment... in the end, to make a difference."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Go outside the industry and find people with proven track records and fresh ideas."

Major Account Manager
in Sacramento, CA

"Was a great employer, then they sold out to Verizon."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"I enjoyed being rewarded for your hard work with trips all over the world."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"I didn't have any."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't sell the company."

Senior Network Sales Engineer
in Tampa, FL

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Large stable company."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"So large, hard to have huge impact."

Member of Technical Staff

"GTE was great, wish they were still around."

Design Engineer

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Alcatel USA. I liked traveling and designing the spec package for Alcatel Network Equipment to be installed into CO Locations eastern region."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I would say that they would need very, very good customer and people relation skills. I would say 90% of this job is getting and forming good relationship skills with the various RBOC Central Office Engineers at all Verizon locations worked in. I would also advise to have good technical skills as well."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"I did not enjoy the way management handled some of the ways the detail design engineer had to complete certain aspects of there spec package. Pictures and C.O. location of equipment had to be better documented in order for a timely installation. Needed to have C.O.E. onsite mark our location."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I liked management and feel I would not have a suggestion, people that I worked for were very good."

Director of Production

"Excellent company."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Great environment, great people, great company."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Leaving."

Customer Service Analyst

"Now part of Verizon Wireless. Large and impersonal."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"I did whatever I wanted."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"No management worthy of the name."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"File Chapter 7."

dba
in Needham, MA

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Working in a Database Environment was my preference.The attitude and cooperation of coworkers was exceptional."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"The last minute jobs asked to perform at 4:25 by another section who never had their data prepared during normal hours. Yet, I always responded. I need to remind myself I need go home at closing time also."

Outside Plant Engineer
in Camarillo, CA

"GTE was an excellent place to work."

Cabling Technician

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Good people to work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be yourself."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"When control was lost GTE did not try to find jobs for the ones getting cut within the company."

Field Service Engineer
in McLean, VA

"GTE was a great stepping stone."

Retail Sales Manager
in Danville, VA

"A great challenging position."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Jointly set the goals, encouraged me to be creative in obtaining goals."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Loved it."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Look at individual capabilities."

Software Engineer

"Good company for that period of my life."

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"The work was interesting."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Lack of access to senior management."

Summer Intern
in Boston, MA

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Great people to work with, nice environment/facility, up-to-date equipment, great great great resources provided."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just present the best of yourself, be proud if you get accepted!"

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Absolutely NOTHING!"

Business Account Executive
in Albuquerque, NM

What do you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"I was good at it and I enjoyed working with my counterparts."

What don't you like about working at GTE Corp.?

"Purchased by Verizon."

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