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Verizon Reviews in Atlanta, GA US

Updated May 14, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.0 28 reviews

70% Approve of the CEO

Verizon President & CEO Lowell McAdam

Lowell McAdam

(10 ratings)

48% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • excellent pay and benefits for the type of work performed(in 183 reviews)

  • Good benefits and competetive or better salary especially the more years you have(in 209 reviews)


Cons
  • Not a very flexible working schedule to meet today's work/life balance needs(in 77 reviews)

  • Management cannot do their jobs due to idiotic Upper Management fiascos(in 78 reviews)

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    took a while but it was worth it

    Customer Service Representative (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    Prosonce you start your interview process they don't make you wait forever and they keep you informed every step of the way and carry rewarding benefits

    ConsNo cons so far besides them being right in the heart of traffic, but that's as expected.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Interning at Verizon

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    Prosgreat compensation, intern challenge was a good side project to work on aside from your actual job function.

    Consin cubicles, interaction with coworkers generally through the phone.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    No room to grow

    Analyst (Current Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsLooks good on your resume

    ConsCompany does not care about their employees - no investment to grow their employees.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Most stressful place is have ever worked!

    Account Executive (Former Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsGreat Benefits. Great place to start a career...your next job should be easy sailing.

    ConsVery stressful and confusing, pay is a little below average.

    Advice to Senior ManagementHire managers that are willing to invest in their people and not only looking to move up the ladder and push their friends along with them.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Information Technology Manager

    IT Manager (Former Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsLarge organization with large vendor relationships. Lots of locations.

    ConsPoor management at the top level. Frequent layoffs, outsourcing to overseas locations which is reducing customer service. The company is more focused on cost savings due than anything else due to rapid lowering customer prices. The wireless division is the only one that is not suffering from losses.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFigure out a way to retain good engineers in the US.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Implementation

    Implementation Manager (Former Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsBenefits, Training, Advancement, Product Advancement

    ConsContinuous RIF's that leave you uneasy.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

     

    Old school management style with favoritism

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsBenefits in general for a large size company

    ConsToo much favoritism at the management level one of groups, you are being recognition for who you know and what you know. No benefits are worth for this kind of work environment.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRefrain old timers at the management level from making decision on their own.

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    Very good

    Sales Supervisor (Former Employee) Atlanta, GA (US)

    ProsIt was a very good opportunity of growing as a professional and met very nice people

    Conspayment wasn't too much, and I dont have anything else to complain about it.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Verizon

    Fraud Investigator (Current Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsVerizon Wireless has great benefits, yearly bonuses and raises.

    ConsHas become more difficult to move up in the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Verizon alpharetta

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee) Alpharetta, GA (US)

    ProsNice parking, laid back teams

    Conslow pay for contractors, no processes, no documentation, projects are worked as they come with no forward planning

    Advice to Senior ManagementNone of my business, i am a contractor

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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