Archive: December 2013

With customer loyalty at stake, some companies do mobile business the right way

By on December 30, 2013 at 9:38 AM

By guest blogger Tony Blue, public relations As consumers like me continue to migrate to mobile devices, more and more companies are grasping the importance of mobile development to reach customers who like their information “to go.” I’m proud to work for such a company. GEICO’s mobile platform continues to evolve with its ongoing development […]

Posted in: Claims, On the Web, Sales and Service


13 songs you won’t hear on the radio this holiday season

By on December 23, 2013 at 9:51 AM

When I was in college, I worked at a restaurant that had a holiday playlist of about 10 songs that was on repeat from Thanksgiving until Christmas. This meant I’d hear the same version of “Hey, Santa!” by Carnie and Wendy Wilson up to 25 times during one shift. Miraculously, despite that experience, I have […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


The spirit of holiday giving: GEICO donates vehicle to local organization in Louisiana

By on December 20, 2013 at 7:41 AM

I love how GEICO continues to find ways to give back to its local communities, so I was especially pleased when I recently heard about how one of GEICO’s auto damage managers helped make spirits bright in Louisiana during this season of giving. Family Promise of Ouachita, a nonprofit that provides support to help families […]

Posted in: Claims, Odds & Ends


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Six cold weather driving tips

By on December 17, 2013 at 10:10 AM

Much of the country is already experiencing cold temperatures and winter storms – we certainly are in the Washington, D.C., area – and the challenging driving conditions they bring. Preparation and knowing what to do in case of an emergency can help you stay safe even in the worst climates. Heated seats don’t hurt, either. […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


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Memory of the Month: Winter wonderland

By on December 12, 2013 at 3:07 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. I’m not sure when this photo was taken, but it was on a day much like this one. I’m writing this post on a snowy, icy morning when many D.C.-area businesses closed or delayed opening, but not GEICO. […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends, Working at GEICO


Everything’s bigger in Texas, including opportunities at GEICO

By on December 3, 2013 at 1:43 PM

GEICO has a long history in Texas, dating all the way back to when we were founded there in 1936. Yesterday, we proudly announced the opening of our 15th major office location. Located 30 minutes from downtown Houston, our new office in Katy is already growing and hiring. Our goal is to hire up to […]

Posted in: Working at GEICO