GEICO

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GEICO Reviews

Updated 16 December, 2014
Updated 16 December, 2014
911 Reviews
3.0
911 Reviews
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GEICO Chairman and CEO Olza (Tony) Nicely
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • the company offers a profit sharing plan which is the main driver to employee retention (in 203 reviews)

  • Great benefits that start on day 75 (medical/dental/vision/life) (in 103 reviews)


Cons
  • When originally hired shift made for difficult work life balance (in 26 reviews)

  • If "Be the low-cost provider" is improperly administered it could become "penny wise and pound foolish" (in 25 reviews)

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    My first real grown up job

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Claims Representative in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Claims Representative in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at GEICO

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits, schedule choices, and bonus/reward incentives. Opportunity to move up and they'll pay for your schooling as long as you're pursuing something business related.

    Cons

    can be tedious, on phones all day and talking to sometimes irate people. Hours can be long and stationary

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay is good, but do more to support team members in advancing in the company

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. 3 people found this helpful  

    long process

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    Current Employee - Auto Claims Adjuster in San Diego, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Auto Claims Adjuster in San Diego, CA (US)

    I have been working at GEICO full-time

    Pros

    good money possible advancement

    Cons

    long hiring process extensive interviews not very flexible for trainig, must be away from home for extended period of time, not good for all people

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    nothing yet

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to work, learn and grow!

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    Current Employee - Branding/E-Recruiter in Chevy Chase, MD (US)
    Current Employee - Branding/E-Recruiter in Chevy Chase, MD (US)

    I have been working at GEICO full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    GEICO provides associates the training necessary to be successful. You will also feel as if you are a part of a big family - everyone is very friendly and wants you to succeed. GEICO is the fastest growing insurance company, meaning that there are many opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    I cannot think of any cons. My experience working at GEICO has been a very positive one and I am very thankful that I have found a great company to work for.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5. 1 person found this helpful  

    Supervisor

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    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative Supervisor in Tucson, AZ (US)
    Current Employee - Customer Service Representative Supervisor in Tucson, AZ (US)

    I have been working at GEICO

    Pros

    Wonderful environment. Profit sharing! Like family!

    Cons

    None. Best place to work for ever! Had to move out of state for husband's job otherwise never would have left.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  6.  

    BA

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GEICO

    Pros

    good place to work in this company

    Cons

    not so goid benefits in this company

  7.  

    Geico is a place that can excel you career. Great opportunity for advancement

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GEICO

    Pros

    Profit Sharing! Good hours in the right positions. Sometimes the size of the company is a lot to take in

    Cons

    Being on the phone dealing with angry customers

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    GEICO has its own very unique culture. It's split up into IT and Operations, where everyday work is customer oriented.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at GEICO full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great starting career, you can meet a lot of successful employees and receive great mentorship starting off. Profit sharing is probably the best time of the year. Solid 401k benefits, and you get discounts on GEICO auto insurance. GEICO is a Berkshire Hathaway company.

    Cons

    Salary is usually below national average. Work can be very redundant at times and can be very difficult to deal with angry customers (depending on your job).

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good people, lots of opportunity for advancement, but work/life experience is tough at times.

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    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Macon, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Macon, GA (US)

    I worked at GEICO full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    They pay for licensing. Also a great bonus package if in Sales, and many opportunities to increase salary during the year. Open door policy so able to speak with management at any time. The people working there are pretty nice.

    Cons

    Hard to balance work/life schedule. Very strict as far as sick days even with a doctors note. Sometimes care more about the phones being answered than your overall health.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Consider revamping time off policy. If you miss a day and you fall under a certain dependability standard then you are ineligible for raises even if you are meeting your goals. I think at least absences with a doctors note should be excused and not count against someone. Or at least maybe have the normal hit. Also give more fluidity in schedule making. When I started there you could just work every weekend if you wanted too, but now at least in the Macon office you have to work every other weekend. I know it's easier for scheduling if everyone does this, but it makes things harder to plan and lot's of people actually like working weekends.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    it was a great place to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Seattle, WA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Seattle, WA (US)

    I worked at GEICO as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    great benefits, great co-workers, great place

    Cons

    I have absolutely no cons for this job.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Geico

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    Current Employee - PIp Adjuster in Buffalo, NY (US)
    Current Employee - PIp Adjuster in Buffalo, NY (US)

    I have been working at GEICO full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work environment
    Profit sharing
    Yearly raises

    Cons

    Work load is to much.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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