Verizon Wireless

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Place to learn and stay ahead of curve, but no room for advancement. Cut throat.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Engineer in Basking Ridge, NJ (US)
Current Employee - Engineer in Basking Ridge, NJ (US)

I have been working at Verizon Wireless

Pros

Growing Company, and growing industry.

Cons

Amount of work per employee. too much

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Remove under performers advance top performers

Recommends
Approves of CEO

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    Could do a lot worse

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bellevue, WA (US)

    I have been working at Verizon Wireless

    Pros

    Excellent starting pay and benefits. If you are lucky, you get to work with some great people.

    Cons

    Pay does not seem to match importance of job function at certain levels. Most promotions are based on who you know. If you are unlucky, you are stuck working with incompetent people and they will bring you down.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Solicit feedback before making sweeping changes that sound good on paper. There are a lot of employees that are doing more harm than good, get rid of them.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 4 people found this helpful  

    Great pay and benefits, but the cult-like, highly sanitized environment isn't for everyone.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Elgin, IL (US)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Elgin, IL (US)

    I worked at Verizon Wireless

    Pros

    Total Compensation package is excellent, with wonderful short and long term bonus potential. Career opportunities abound as long as you are willing to relocate around the US. In addition, the benefits offered are industry leading. Folks who are entry-level can be compensated well above what they would receive in similar roles at other companies.

    Cons

    As with many tech or retail companies, the pressure is rather severe. Work/life balance is nonexistent above the customer service or sales rep level. Vacation time is really just working time outside the office. The employees, entry-level and otherwise, tend to be treated as disposable. Corrective action is delivered consistently, but for the most minor infractions for entry level employees. Many employees live in fear of being fired for missteps. In many cases, fear drives achievement, not passion.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Senior managers tend to talk a good game re: people focus, but most decisions are made as though employees are mere cogs in a wheel.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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