Verizon

www.verizon.com

Verizon Reviews in Atlanta, GA

Updated 27 January, 2015
Updated 27 January, 2015
2,688 Reviews
3.3
2,688 Reviews
Rating Trends

Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
Verizon President & CEO Lowell McAdam
Lowell McAdam
944 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • The best thing is the pay and benefits that start on your first da (in 194 reviews)

  • Good work-life balance depending on which part of the business you are in (in 90 reviews)


Cons
  • Lack of work/life balance attribute to high absenteeism across the company (in 94 reviews)

  • Management cannot do their jobs due to idiotic Upper Management fiascos (in 88 reviews)

More Highlights

38 Employee Reviews Back to all reviews

Sort: Popular Rating Date
  1.  

    A good company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Business Analyst in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I worked at Verizon full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good Salary and perks; Good work environment.

    Cons

    They have layoffs every year end :)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  2.  

    Not exactly what I was thinking of when hired.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Great benefits
    Clean and comfortable working facilities

    Cons

    Weak upper management
    Changes focus frequently
    Some co-workers are not honest or ethical

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please stop focusing so much on wireless portion of the business, there are other areas that has growth potential if only they would explore more in depth.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Overworked and underpaid

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Managing Client Partner in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Managing Client Partner in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Large multinational with various departments to move into.

    Cons

    No room for women and minorities at the top.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your staff

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  4. Is this helpful? The community relies on everyone sharing – Add Anonymous Review


  5.  

    Worked at Verizon for over 10 years and was laid off during financial transformation and a re-organization

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Supervisor in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Verizon full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay.

    Cons

    Non-recognition of employee accomplishments. Raises were based on how popular you were with your manager, not on what you had accomplished during the year.

    Worked with un-qualified employees.

    Advancement and promotions in the oompany are virtually nonexistent.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Company culture not very dynamic- resembles old pre-divestiture mentality

    Former Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at Verizon

    Pros

    Good benefits, vacation & sick day policy generous

    Cons

    No advancement, constant layoffs, employees and management have been there so long without challenges that they act in an "institutionalized" manner

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Understand you have to make profit, however, should show some respect to employees and care about growth and contribution to company.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Great experience. Great manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I worked at Verizon

    Pros

    Great Salary benefits great first level management good bonus

    Cons

    Bad corporate moral and executive leadership

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Office Culture change

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Contact center team lead

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Kennesaw, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Kennesaw, GA (US)

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

    Pros

    Steady paycheck, if you like your coworkers the days goes by faster.

    Cons

    No raises, management does not care about their people and their egos don't allow room for create growth.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take care of your people and they will take care of you!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. 2 people found this helpful  

    Business Account Executive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Account Executive in Alpharetta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Account Executive in Alpharetta, GA (US)

    I have been working at Verizon full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company with great benefits and they are concern about their employees

    Cons

    So far I do not have any negative comments

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Speedup the process of interview

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Product Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

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

    Pros

    This company has a great product and great customer base.
    The international exposure is awesome for someone who is interested in international business
    Working level team are generally pretty friendly

    Cons

    Incompetent upper management
    Cannot make a decision
    Half Baked cultural change strategy
    Poor career growth prospect

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    BA group needs a new leader

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

Work at Verizon? Share Your Experiences

Verizon

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.