Category: Working at GEICO

GEICO’s Fredericksburg, Virginia, office turns 20

By on September 17, 2014 at 3:48 PM

We love our celebrations at GEICO, and we had a milestone anniversary to celebrate this summer. Our regional headquarters facility in Fredericksburg, Virginia – where I worked until just a couple of months ago – turned 20 years old, and associates there enjoyed a monthlong celebration that included contests, cook-outs and much more. My former […]

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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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Dallas interns and associates ‘Stuff the Bus’ and ‘Paint the Fence’ for local schools

By on September 9, 2014 at 3:48 PM

One of the reasons I’m proud to work at GEICO is that our associates so often participate in volunteer events or fundraiser to benefit their local communities. Recently, GEICO’s Dallas summer interns took the lead in organizing two events to aid local schools. The first event the group organized was “Stuff the Bus.” Members of […]

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40 years of magic in Macon

By on September 5, 2014 at 2:30 PM

Georgia is on our mind! GEICO’s Macon office, in the heart of Georgia, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Aug. 12. The office opened in 1974 with only 150 associates dressed in their favorite flare pants and wide lapels. While the fashions have changed over the years, our Macon associates’ drive has not. Today, Macon is […]

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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 […]

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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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