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GEICO and Talladega Superspeedway: the new shake and bake

By on April 14, 2014 at 2:00 PM

Guest Blogger: Alex Danoff, Public Relations If Will Ferrell ever hits the racetrack to reprise his role as Ricky Bobby in a sequel to the hit 2006 movie, “Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby,” the GEICO Gecko just might have a starring role. GEICO and Talladega Speedway have announced that the NASCAR Sprint Cup […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications


From mail room to regional vice president

By on March 21, 2014 at 10:30 AM

By David Smith, guest blogger, corporate communications GEICO was a magnet for a young George Rogers. The eager Bethesda, Md., native grew up just two miles from the corporate office, and he began sorting mail and hustling policy files as a part-time associate in 1969, while he was still in high school. Rogers later moved […]

Posted in: Claims, Working at GEICO


GEICO receives a ‘key to the city’ of Macon for United Way fundraising

By on March 18, 2014 at 11:40 AM

By Marvel Burgess, guest blogger, community relations For 10 years, GEICO’s regional office in Macon, Ga., has been United Way of Central Georgia’s top contributor. The organization uses the money it raises to fund 31 partner agencies that serve more than 100,000 people in the community. But last year, we outdid ourselves, raising more than […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


My day amongst Geckos

By on March 10, 2014 at 11:02 AM

By Samantha Motowski, guest blogger, University of Arizona student I recently had the opportunity to spend a day at the GEICO office in Tucson, Ariz., as part of the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management winter externship program. Excited to learn more about the company whose lovable characters always brighten a commercial break, I […]

Posted in: Claims, Sales and Service, Working at GEICO


GEICO recently named one of the ‘Best Places to Work’ in Virginia

By on February 19, 2014 at 2:01 PM

Great work environment, training and professional growth opportunities – these are just a few reasons why I believe GEICO is a one of the best places to work. I’m glad to say that Virginia Business magazine agrees. For the third consecutive year, GEICO’s two regional offices in Virginia – Virginia Beach and Fredericksburg – were […]

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This one’s for barking rights

By on January 29, 2014 at 12:22 PM

By guest blogger Tony Blue, public relations Animal Planet’s Puppy Bowl X comes to GEICO Stadium on Feb. 2 Have you noticed that GEICO has an affinity for animals? From the Gecko and Maxwell the pig to the rowing Guinea Pigs and the Camel, the company, its customers and associates have a general affection for […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, On the Web


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New year, new career: Keep your resolution!

By on January 23, 2014 at 12:38 PM

By Joel Jones, director of recruiting, guest GEICO Careers blogger Not long after New Year’s Day, I was in the locker room and overheard two fellow gym rats discussing how crowded the gym gets with all of the New Year’s “resolutioners.”  It reminded me of a quote I once read, “A New Year’s resolution is […]

Posted in: IT @ GEICO, Working at GEICO


Don’t be distracted by other contests! Enter GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest by Jan. 24.

By on January 15, 2014 at 4:16 PM

Hey, students: have you created your hip T-shirt design or produced your rocking music video for GEICO’s Distracted Driving Contest yet? If not, there’s still time to enter – but not much! The deadline is Friday, Jan. 24! Young artists, ages 6-18, are invited to submit a T-shirt design that emphasizes the message about the […]

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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


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 […]

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