Archive: April 2013

Memory of the Month: the gift of life

By on April 29, 2013 at 4:05 PM

Each month, we share an image from GEICO’s past and invite you to exercise your caption-writing skills. I wish I had a dollar for every gallon of blood donated by GEICO associates over the years. I’m sure I’d be a comfortably retired man today! As this 1950s photo of donors boarding a Red Cross bus […]

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From representative to regional VP: Executive Q&A with Rick Hoagland

By on April 26, 2013 at 9:09 AM

The second post in our “Executive Q & A” series features Rick Hoagland , a graduate of The College of William and Mary with a finance degree. Like many members of our leadership team, Rick started at GEICO in an entry-level position, as a telephone claims representative. He progressed through various claims and manager-level positions, […]

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Meet our team: What it’s like working in sales

By on April 18, 2013 at 9:09 AM

As part of this new blog series, we’ll introduce you to some of our associates to learn first-hand about what it’s like working in various GEICO departments. Our second post in this series is all about working in our sales department, in which you’ll meet Breanne.   Breanne M., sales representative in Macon, Ga. GEICO […]

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And the Best Music Video Award goes to GEICO!

By on April 11, 2013 at 8:51 AM

American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance and America’s Got Talent … they don’t have anything on us! GEICO’s associates are not only a talented workforce, they also have some serious pipes and dance moves.  For many years, we’ve produced an annual music video to accompany our largest, internal corporate meeting. Why our videos […]

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Planning a summer road trip? Visit these roadside attractions along the way

By on April 2, 2013 at 7:55 AM

The featured article in our Spring newsletter took at a look at 10 of our favorite roadside attractions. Below are a few more unusual, quirky destinations. Share your favorites in the comments! Cabazon Dinosaurs – Cabazon, Calif. Come to a real-world Jurassic Park. Ms. Dinny, a 150-ton dinosaur, is the largest concrete dino in the […]

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GEICO introduces Garden Gnome Insurance: protection for your gnome, sweet gnome

By on April 1, 2013 at 7:04 AM

You’d be surprised how many weird insurance policies there are. Alien abduction insurance, for example, is real. GEICO doesn’t offer it, however, because we’ve been focusing our research on a much more practical product: Garden Gnome Insurance. You might not think you need Garden Gnome Insurance. But, I’m sure the first victim of a garden […]

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