Posts by Shannon Smedstad

IT@GEICO: ‘Challenging, ambitious and innovative’

By on April 18, 2014 at 8:09 AM

Welcome back to the IT @ GEICO series. Today, I want to introduce you to one of our information technology associates who is leading projects that assist millions of customers. Let’s meet Catherine—an International Studies major turned IT pro—who describes her work as “challenging, ambitious and innovative.” Catherine L., lead programmer analyst GEICO associate since […]

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Not looking for a desk job? Attend a GEICO adjuster job fair.

By on April 15, 2014 at 10:36 AM

What is an “adjuster?” What do they do? At a very high level, adjusters deliver on GEICO’s promise to “be there” after an accident or a natural disaster. Recently, I visited with some of GEICO’s auto damage adjusters, and was impressed by the passion and professionalism with which they help our customers. We’re currently hiring […]

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Meet Thea, dedicated to developing GEICO’s future leaders

By on April 10, 2014 at 9:39 AM

Have you ever met someone that you could just listen to for hours, and continue to learn and be inspired? For me, one of those people at GEICO is Thea, our director of management development. Here is her GEICO story … Thea J., director of management development GEICO associate since 1985 What do you do […]

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IT @ GEICO: Driving to be the best in the industry

By on April 8, 2014 at 8:20 AM

Welcome back to the IT @ GEICO series. Today, we’ll meet Eric, a Hoosier who first joined the team after graduating with a degree in Informatics. He began his career in the IT track of our Emerging Leaders Program and today is leading new development efforts for the geico.com claims website. Eric D., lead application […]

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What’s ‘hump day’ really like at GEICO?

By on March 12, 2014 at 10:51 AM

By now, you have probably seen the GEICO “Hump Day” commercial. This clever 30-second ad has become a pop-culture hit with kids and adults alike, and has received more than 20 million views on the GEICO YouTube channel! These days, there isn’t a Wednesday that goes by without someone, somewhere hearing (or asking) the question, […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


Meet Deedre, a GEICO associate who makes things happen

By on March 6, 2014 at 11:14 AM

Recently, I was on a conference call with Deedre and was impressed with her level of enthusiasm for what she does at GEICO. Then when I learned about her career progression, I was wowed; Deedre has progressed from call center representative to directing hundreds of strategic marketing partnerships.                        Here is her GEICO story … Deedre […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


Let GEICO pay for your books next semester

By on February 10, 2014 at 3:30 PM

For the past two decades, GEICO has given out $1,000 achievement awards each year to college sophomores and juniors from all across the country.  In 2014, we will recognize more than 50 students! This award program is just one of the ways that we help support tomorrow’s leaders. It’s a long-standing tradition that, quite simply, […]

Posted in: Working at GEICO


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Connecting with GEICO via social media is so easy …

By on February 7, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Have you checked your Facebook account today? Tweeted a tweet to your tweeps? Pinned something beautiful? Well, we did, too. GEICO may be in the auto insurance business, but we’re far from your typical, boring insurance company. In fact, we’re quite social. There are many ways that you can connect with us where you already […]

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Job-seekers: There’s an online scam we’d like you to know about

By on February 5, 2014 at 2:32 PM

Ah, the Internet: a place where people connect, share, communicate and scam. You’ve probably heard of scammers “phishing.” Well, there is a current scam that involves GEICO and unsuspecting, trusting job-seekers. Someone – or possibly a group of people – is contacting job-seekers about jobs at GEICO, and offering “work at home” positions paying upwards […]

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Another year: Looking back and ahead

By on January 20, 2014 at 2:53 PM

Think car insurance is boring stuff? It might be at some companies, but there was a lot going on at GEICO in 2013 and even more excitement expected in 2014. If there was one word to sum up last year, it would be GROWTH. This past year, GEICO crossed the 12-millionth policy threshold; we’re one […]

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