Tag: GEICO

Holiday sweaters, cookies and gingerbread houses keep us cozy

By on December 16, 2014 at 2:28 PM

The holidays are full of traditions and, here at GEICO headquarters in Washington, D.C., my corporate communications colleagues and I recently renewed ours: a cookie throwdown. With 18 different cookies to sample and vote on, everyone left with a sugar buzz, a smile and a bag full of cookies to take home. Chocolate peppermint cookies, […]

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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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From campus to corporate: a tale of two Wildcats

By on December 13, 2012 at 7:33 AM

GEICO’s college recruiters have great jobs! Their mission: scour universities for future business leaders who want to work for a company filled with opportunity and great people. Two of our newest associates, Emily and Caitlin, December 2012 grads from the University of Arizona, first learned about careers at GEICO during campus visits. They interviewed and […]

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GEICO customer service brings delight to the masses

By on November 30, 2012 at 2:39 PM

Every day, GEICO associates all across the country are charged with a delightful duty: providing excellent customer service. In fact, delighting customers is a big deal for the company – so much so that we’re not happy just delighting the customers we talk to on the phone. Now, you can experience the delight of GEICO’s […]

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Memory of the Month: Break time?

By on July 31, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. It’s 10:55 – do you know where your colleagues are? Your typical GEICO associate is a hard-working, dedicated professional, committed to providing you, the customer, with the best possible service. The woman in the foreground of this photo […]

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GEICO makes me happier than …

By on July 27, 2012 at 7:44 AM

Here at GEICO, we hear stories every day about people who have switched to GEICO; they love to share how much they saved via Facebook and Twitter. That got us thinking: sure, switching to GEICO could make people pretty happy, but how happy? That’s the question we’re hoping to answer with a new set of […]

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These feds are seriously funny

By on June 19, 2012 at 11:11 AM

When you think about federal employees, is their sense of humor one of the first things that comes to mind? If not, maybe the contestants of the 2012 Funniest Fed Competition, sponsored by GEICO, can change that. The standup comedy contest, which kicked off in May, has progressed through the preliminary and semifinal stages, and […]

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Advertising giants take a trip back to 1965 in Newsweek’s tribute to Mad Men

By on March 27, 2012 at 9:34 AM

There’s a lot to be said about GEICO’s commercials over the years, especially all the fun we’ve had with our beloved Gecko. But how would the Gecko fare in the golden age of 1960s advertising? Here’s your chance to find out – and express your opinion. This week’s issue of Newsweek celebrates the return of […]

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They call him GEICO

By on January 13, 2012 at 11:06 AM

As a member of GEICO’s public relations staff, I hear about our company’s name being used in some pretty interesting and creative ways. The other day, though, a story like I had never seen came across my desk. Captain Justin Carlson, a fighter pilot in the United States military, is known by his colleagues as […]

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The Gecko takes a social media trip across America

By on November 29, 2011 at 3:33 PM

How long would it take a gecko to travel from sea to shining sea? While GEICO’s new commercials may offer brief glimpses into the Gecko’s journey across America (so far leading him from the office parking lot to New York City and Texas), his journey will be far more comprehensive and interactive online thanks to […]

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