Posts by Guest Blogger

WRAP honors GEICO’s efforts to combat drunk driving

By on November 3, 2014 at 4:15 PM

By guest blogger Michael Young Mangia! Mangia! There’s not much I enjoy more than an Italian feast. I joined several of my colleagues for just such a meal at an Italian eatery a short walk from our offices at GEICO’s corporate headquarters on Oct. 17, but the food was hardly the focus of the day. […]

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The Gecko at New York Comic Con: Right where he belonged

By on October 27, 2014 at 10:50 AM

For four days in New York City, fans of many pop culture genres came together and created a universe like no other at New York Comic Con (NYCC). What is Comic Con? It is a fan convention dedicated to comic books, graphic novels, anime, magna, video games, toys, artists, movies and television. But it’s much […]

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The day I got my Gecko on

By on October 3, 2014 at 3:35 PM

By guest blogger Richard Blake, event marketing Not many are called, and even fewer are chosen, but this past Monday, Sept. 29, it was my turn. The GEICO Gecko was invited to the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York for the 11th annual Advertising Week – and I was invited to BE the Gecko! I jumped at […]

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Fredericksburg business interns work with management and offer business solutions

By on September 12, 2014 at 1:43 PM

By guest blogger Brittany Thompson, human resources  “The best parts of interning at GEICO were the many opportunities I had to develop my professional skills and network with talented, driven people.” – Finance major Philip Brown, Penn State Our GEICO interns in Fredericksburg this summer were busy! They didn’t just learn about and observe the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, […]

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On July 4, keep the booms and the bangs in the sky, not on the road

By on July 2, 2014 at 3:59 PM

By guest blogger Poojah Ganesh I get really excited about Independence Day. I love the crackle of fireworks dancing on the stage of the summer night sky, the smell of mouth-watering pastas and fresh salads, and the taste of various ice creams — especially dark chocolate — combined with sugar cones. But my most favorite […]

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GEICO associates show heart and ‘sole’ for Leukemia/Lymphoma fundraiser

By on June 17, 2014 at 3:54 PM

By guest blogger Lucinda King, planning You know those old shoes that you rarely wear anymore that have been sitting in your closet for ages? Turns out they can make a big difference in peoples’ lives. Who would have thought? Associates in GEICO’s San Diego regional office recently put their old shoes to good use […]

Posted in: Odds & Ends, Working at GEICO


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Crampton enjoys May’s firsts – a daughter and a victory

By on June 6, 2014 at 2:53 PM

By guest blogger Kurt Wirth, marketing The past couple of weeks have been exciting times for GEICO-sponsored Top Fuel driver Richie Crampton. After his daughter, Emma, was born on May 20, Crampton approached the upcoming Toyota NHRA Summernationals with a renewed vigor. In his rookie season, he notched his first career Top Fuel victory at […]

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