Category: Odds & Ends

Memory of the Month: Building a better GEICO

By on October 30, 2013 at 11:17 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. I work at GEICO’s corporate headquarters, just on the Maryland side of the northwest boundary of Washington, D.C. This building opened in 1959, but because the company was growing so rapidly, we needed additional space quickly, and the […]

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Top do-it-yourself Halloween costumes for 2013

By on October 24, 2013 at 9:21 AM

Don’t feel like picking up a pre-designed costume with a cheap plastic mask at the store this Halloween? Make your alter-ego a piece of pop culture with one of these do-it-yourself ideas. Then, share your ideas in the comments. Daft Punk – Easiest to pull off with a friend, grab a helmet and suit and […]

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Memory of the Month: the man in the middle

By on September 27, 2013 at 4:08 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Earlier this month, as we do every year, we celebrated GEICO’s birthday. It has been 77 years since the company’s founder, Leo Goodwin, pulled up stakes in Fort Worth, Texas, and moved the brand-new Government Employees Insurance Company […]

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Opening wallets for Oklahoma schools

By on August 29, 2013 at 4:00 PM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff One thing that continues to amaze me about the associates at GEICO is their unwavering commitment to helping those in need. Whether it’s contributing a part of their paycheck to The United Way, leading fundraising activities for Children’s Hospital, or buying gifts for local children during the holidays, GEICO associates […]

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Memory of the Month: Develop yourself, dog-gone it!

By on August 27, 2013 at 2:08 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Like any other company, GEICO strives to hire the best and the brightest. But it’s nearly impossible to find entry-level employees who already know all about insurance – after all, who grows up dreaming of one day having […]

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GEICO and Good Sports turn a double play

By on August 22, 2013 at 2:25 PM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff Each spring and summer when the weather warms up, associates in GEICO’s headquarters in the Washington, D.C., area hit the diamond and compete in a company softball league for the coveted GEICO Cup. There’s nothing quite like getting out in the open air, tossing a ball around and taking a […]

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Memory of the Month: What’s the story, Maury?

By on July 30, 2013 at 4:26 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. Here’s one that’ll challenge you caption-writers out there. Having labored in associate communications here for many moons, I can almost guarantee that this scene was part of some sort of video being shot for consumption by GEICO employees. […]

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GEICO rewards excellence on campus

By on July 24, 2013 at 1:50 PM

By Steve Cairns, GEICO Careers Guest Blogger At GEICO, we take great pride in our ability to uncover excellent talent to join the GEICO family. One of the ways we find fantastic students, who will one day make significant contributions to the GEICO mission, is through the GEICO Achievement Award Program. We realize it takes […]

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Memory of the Month: Celebrate good times; come on!

By on June 28, 2013 at 2:51 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. We’ve had a LOT to celebrate here at GEICO lately. In February, our Long Island regional center had its 40th birthday. The Gecko published his book of wry observations and advice, You’re Only Human, in March. Later that […]

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Fumich and Nelson run from D.C. to Boston to aid bombing victims

By on June 21, 2013 at 9:28 AM

By guest blogger Chris Tasher Earlier this month, two Americans ran and ran and ran and ran … day and night … until 450 miles and five long days were behind them. They were on a mission to raise funds for the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings and to raise spirits. Americans, they knew, […]

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