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3.9
Average Rating
(based on 496 Verizon Wireless Review Ratings)
Company Culture
3.7
Growth Opportunities
3.4
People You Work With
4.3
Person You Work For
4.0
Rewards You Receive
3.9
Support You Get
3.9
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.9
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"After retiring from Verizon after 26.5 years, they contacted me for help with a data engineering problem and kept me on for the full length of the corporate guidelines would allow. The people I worked with and the respect given me by upper management were the primary drivers behind my remaining past the initial 60 day period of my contract."
Posted 6 years ago in Newbury Park, CA
Global Change Manager
in San Francisco, CA

"Excellent."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It was challenging and rewarding, and in the meantime, I had a great opportunity to learn new technologies and processes."

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

"Be prepared to contribute and be a team player. It is a very demanding place."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The commute time was long. Sometimes it could be stressful due to customer crisis situations."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stay on course. They have the priority right - customers first."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Implementation Manager
in Chicago, IL

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like working from home. I'm a technical person who likes technology."

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

"Look somewhere else. This company is not improving their market place."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I dislike the many layoffs, and degrading customer satisfaction. There is not much support anymore."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Stop RIFs (layoffs), and standardize the order processes with better automation."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Customer Care Coordinator
in Phoenix, AZ

"Great experience filling many different rolls within the company."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It is fairly rewarding, with excellent benefit packages and nice overall workplace environment."

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

"Ask lots of questions during your interview. There are many parts of the job descriptions that are now clearly outlined in the job descriptions."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I dislike high pressure to push customers into plans or products they don't need, instead of helping the customer with their problems and making them satisfied to where they want to purchase on their own."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Learn to boost sales by being customer centric, instead of sales centric. Balance the two."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Associate Director
in Basking Ridge, NJ

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It is an industry leader in the wireless industry, and a top class global organization."

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

"Make sure you have the desire to contribute your best."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It is a very big company with lots of layers of decision-making for the corporate strategy."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work, and keep leading the business to new heights."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Customer Care Representative
in Bellingham, MA

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"Coworkers are a pleasure to work with. I enjoy working with new technology. The product is something I believe in and I think is superior to the competition."

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

"Unless you love retail or have a high skill training to be in a corporate office, don't bother."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I dislike the hours, and working directly with the public. Also, there are few opportunities outside of retail."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have a better method of grooming and training store managers. Create a better culture in the retail outlets."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Senior Account Manager
in Baltimore, MD

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like the infrastructure, and the brand of the company carries a lot of weight."

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

"Be patient and persistent. It is a good company but some departments are a disaster."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The management team is weak and not held accountable. They get in the way."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They need to be less politically motivated and see the facts as they are, without relying on spin from managers."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Support Engineer
in Princeton, NJ

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like learning all the mobile technology on the market and how to set up and operate."

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

"Don't do it. The owner will not compensate you for your efforts."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The owner is a micromanager who can't manage a business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Quit being so cheap with your personnel, and get out of the store when customers are there."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Sales Consultant
in Atlanta, GA

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"Nothing, as it is not really my line of work. I'm only there because it pay the bills."

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

"If you can make a good impression, you will get the job."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The micromanaging is the worst in the business, by far."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would definitely be mindful of the leaders I have under me."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Customer Service Agent
in Chandler, AZ

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I really like the benefits and salary. It makes taking care of my family much easier."

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

"If you are going to be a commissioned sales representative, you have to be prepared for a dog-eat-dog environment."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I feel that the culture of the company puts profits over the needs of the customer."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Let representatives be empowered to make decisions without constant manager approval."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 1 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
Developer
in Irving, TX

"Great learning experience."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I liked the day-to-day challenges with the business. I learned a lot of new things."

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

"Just be straightforward about what you know and what you don't."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"There is nothing that I don't like about the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management is great at what they do."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Database Developer
in Jersey City, NJ

"Good overall experience at Verizon."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"My work allowed me to be creative, and it was rewarding."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"Sometimes recognition of my work from upper management was not noticed."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Ambassador
in Los Angeles, CA

"Verizon Wireless is a good company to use as a stepping stool into the business world."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like being able to meet new people. I like that, for the most part, we get to run things in our stores the way we want."

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

"You will never pass your interview, as you will just suck a lot less than the others. It's a cutthroat company. Do not believe it when they say it's easy to move up in the company if you work hard. It is extremely difficult."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"The better you are, the more stuff gets handed to you without a raise or any type of incentive. It becomes less motivating having to do so much more work for less pay, because you have more money to spend on work expenses such as gas."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Treat your ambassadors like they really are part of the team. We always hear you guys say that you appreciate all the work we do for you, but we do not get any recognition."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 3 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Senior Oracle Developer

"Willing to go back again if there is a chance."

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It is good, within commute distance."

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

"Be good at what you know."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"Nothing, as everything is just fine."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the good work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Marketing Manager
in Basking Ridge, NJ

"Great place to work!!"

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like the leading edge technology and great people building the fastest wireless broadband infrastructure in North America."

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

"Make sure your expertise and knowledge is top notch, and prepare for the interview thoroughly."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"It is a huge company with many processes, which could be streamlined and improved upon."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep up the great work, but don't forget the masses doing the day-to-day activities."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Representative
in Louisville, KY

What do you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I like the money, benefits, and the company. The people I work with are all very nice and professional."

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

"None at the present moment. I have enjoyed my job."

What don't you like about working at Verizon Wireless?

"I dislike the hours. Working 10-8 shifts all the time can becoming tiring."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"create a fun environment where people look forward to coming into work."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
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