Archive: August 2014

Teen Drivers: GEICO’s got a website just for you

By on August 29, 2014 at 10:12 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh You passed your driver’s test and got your driver’s license. Good for you! You even got a car to drive to school and other places without needing Mom and Dad to chauffeur you around. That’s pretty exciting, isn’t it? But your parents worry about your safety, especially when you’re driving […]

Posted in: On the Web, Safety and Insurance Issues


Memory of the Month: Dance like there’s nobody watching

By on August 26, 2014 at 8:40 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett, whose company owns GEICO, has said he enjoys his job so much that he tap-dances to work every day. That’s a feeling apparently shared by this group of GEICO employees. Judging from the […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Teens: Are you ready to drive to school for the first time by yourself?

By on August 20, 2014 at 11:20 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh, communications intern The back-to-school shopping is finally done. You’ve got some new clothes and supplies for school. You’ve also texted your friends on where you plan to meet before class starts. You’re all set for the first day at school … right?                   Not entirely. This school year is going to […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


GEICO has IT all – and then some – for summer interns

By on August 15, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Every year, GEICO offers internships to college students interested in gaining some real-world experience in the fields they’re studying during the school year. And each year, the summer Interns from Virginia Beach and Fredericksburg travel to the corporate headquarters and meet with members of GEICO’s senior staff.  I spoke with Jake and Ross, two of […]

Posted in: IT @ GEICO, Working at GEICO


Stay cool and guard against auto theft and fraud this summer

By on August 11, 2014 at 9:44 AM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff There’s nothing I like better during the heat of summer than a trip to the beach or the lake to cool off. But it’s tough to take that weekend trip if car thieves have struck and left your driveway empty. Before you pack that bathing suit in your suitcase, GEICO […]

Posted in: Safety and Insurance Issues


From the track to the troops

By on August 5, 2014 at 2:52 PM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff Motorcycling has long been a hobby and passion for many members of our armed forces. There’s something about riding out on the open road (or off the road for that matter) with the wind in their face that calls out to servicemen and servicewomen when they’re away from the call […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends


Motorcycle fans revving up for some fun at Sturgis

By on August 1, 2014 at 10:54 AM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh A city with fewer than 7,000 residents, Sturgis, South Dakota, sits amid serene mountains and rolling hills. For the most part, the winding roads that pass through this part of the state are quiet, with little traffic. But all of that changes during the first week of August each year, […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications