Category: Working at GEICO

GEICO has IT all – and then some – for summer interns

By on August 15, 2014 at 3:37 PM

Every year, GEICO offers internships to college students interested in gaining some real-world experience in the fields they’re studying during the school year. And each year, the summer Interns from Virginia Beach and Fredericksburg travel to the corporate headquarters and meet with members of GEICO’s senior staff.  I spoke with Jake and Ross, two of […]

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Memory of the Month: GEICO, a groundbreaking company

By on July 24, 2014 at 11:48 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. On this very day, 57 years ago, GEICO’s founder, Leo Goodwin, sank a shovel into the earth to begin (symbolically, at least) construction of the building that would become GEICO’s new headquarters. With his business steadily growing since […]

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Grow with GEICO

By on July 16, 2014 at 11:15 AM

One of the advantages of working at a large and growing company like GEICO is the many possibilities for growth and success. We’re not the only company that offers such opportunities, but there aren’t many that can compare to us. GEICO has been the fastest-growing company in our industry for most of this century, and […]

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Becoming the GEICO Gecko

By on June 24, 2014 at 3:50 PM

Ever wonder what it’s like to be advertising icon the GEICO Gecko? Our D.C. office held a Gecko Appreciation Lunch to honor past and present Gecko costume wearers, and I was honored to participate in the Gecko auditions! Fun fact: you can’t see your feet! At each event, the Gecko has a full-time handler who […]

Posted in: Marketing & Communications, Working at GEICO


Memory of the Month: Miles of files

By on June 20, 2014 at 2:00 PM

During my career, now in its fourth decade, I’ve seen a lot of things change here at GEICO. But there have also been some constants; for example, we’ve always been a data-intensive company. When I started here in 1984, our IT operations were more or less in their infancy. We were converting paper policy records […]

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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 […]

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Virginia Beach associates are up to the task

By on June 13, 2014 at 3:03 PM

By guest blogger Alex Danoff, public relations Ever since GEICO opened its doors in 1936, our company has had a strong bond to the military. That connection was recently reinforced when associates in GEICO’s Virginia Beach office showed their commitment to military members by organizing a care package drive. The beneficiaries of this effort were […]

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GEICO associates think and go ‘Gecko’ green

By on June 11, 2014 at 4:03 PM

When it comes to saving some green, GEICO delivers the savings to customers all across the country. When it comes to being green, I am sure we can all agree that the Gecko stands out. And when it comes to thinking green … that’s where our associates can truly shine. For years, giving back to […]

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Memory of the Month: ‘Workin’ at the car wash, yeah!’

By on May 28, 2014 at 4:06 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. One of the things my colleagues and I enjoy about working at GEICO is the company’s commitment to good corporate citizenship. GEICO employees support a wide variety of charitable causes – national organizations, like United Way, but also […]

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A day in the life: What it’s like in commercial sales

By on May 20, 2014 at 9:00 AM

By guest blogger Brittany Thompson, college recruiter GEICO’s insurance sales associates are responsible for analyzing customers’ needs and tailoring policies to meet those needs and determining premiums. They are licensed professional agents who continually receive training and coaching to further their career opportunities. If you want an opportunity to learn about insurance coverages and underwriting, […]

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