Category: Odds & Ends

GEICO’s a matching outfit

By on June 19, 2015 at 1:54 PM

One of the things about GEICO I find most endearing is the company’s support of causes that are important to its employees. GEICO not only offers us the opportunity to give back to the community by joining its volunteer corps – GEICO Corporate Community Citizens (GCCC) – but also by matching our individual donations of […]

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Fluffy fur, smooches and lots of love in the air at Paws for a Cause

By on June 16, 2015 at 4:18 PM

At GEICO, it’s no secret how much our associates love animals; especially an adorable green lizard who speaks with a chipper British accent. (Or is it Australian?) The third annual Paws for a Cause adoption event provided plenty of evidence that our love of critters isn’t restricted to the Gecko, or even to reptiles in […]

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Tips for grads, part 3: Interviewing

By on June 9, 2015 at 11:57 AM

In this three-part series, I’ve tuned you in to some resume and cover letter secrets, and provided you with job-hunting tips. This series-ending post will help you stand out with interview advice. Here are a few “need to know” tips for your next interview: First, you have to prepare for the interview. Research the company […]

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Tips for grads, part 2: Finding the right job

By on June 2, 2015 at 1:09 PM

If you’re like most of us – and let’s face it; you probably are – job hunting is a daunting task. In this second post of my three-part series, I’ll give you some useful advice to help you start your job search and find that job that’s right for you. Recent graduates often feel pressured to […]

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Tips for grads, part 1: resume and cover letter

By on May 29, 2015 at 1:54 PM

Congratulations to all of the recent and upcoming graduates! If you haven’t done so already, it’s time to start searching for that dream job of yours. But first – do you know how to put together a resume and cover letter that will make you stand out from the rest of the applicants? In this […]

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Memory of the Month: A river runs through it

By on May 28, 2015 at 2:36 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to comment or exercise your caption-writing skills. OK, maybe it’s more of a stream or creek than a river. Heck, it might have only been a gully. But whatever it was, GEICO associates crossed over it easily in the early 1960s, thanks to […]

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Paying respects to those who served

By on May 22, 2015 at 2:19 PM

I’ll admit it; when I see Memorial Day coming up on the calendar, what immediately comes to mind is a long, sunny weekend with a cold beverage or two and maybe a swimming pool to cool off in. But each year I also make it a point to reflect on the true meaning of the […]

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GEICO Gecko channels the spirit of the Easter Bunny in Dallas

By on April 17, 2015 at 2:05 PM

By guest blogger Christine Tasher, public relations Sometimes the Easter Bunny comes in the form of a big green gecko. And that’s just fine with the kids at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children in Dallas. The Gecko (Alex Ramos) recently made the rounds with the help of GEICO associates who raised the funds to […]

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Geico.com goes back in time

By on April 1, 2015 at 8:31 AM

Feeling nostalgic for the 1990s? So were we, so we’ve brought back the 1997 version of geico.com today. After years of adding online quotes for more than 20 insurance products, online self-service capabilities, text messaging, mobile apps, and much more, we’re going back to one of our original designs. We like to call it the […]

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GEICO and Game On serve up tennis and academics to inner-city kids

By on March 26, 2015 at 3:54 PM

For many reasons, kids from urban communities generally have few opportunities to learn and participate in the sport of tennis. But GEICO is helping to change that with its sponsorship of the Game On program. The insurance company and the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) have teamed up to bring high-quality tennis instruction and educational […]

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