Category: Odds & Ends

GEICO’s Achievement Awards can help pay for your books

By on October 7, 2015 at 3:17 PM

For the past 25 years, GEICO has given out Achievement Awards to college sophomores and juniors from all across the country. In 2016, we will recognize 38 students; each will receive $2,500 to cover the cost of books, supplies and other school expenses. This award program is just one of the ways that we help […]

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Imagine if movie car-crash scenes generated insurance claims

By on September 22, 2015 at 3:16 PM

Who doesn’t love an epic car chase scene from one of their favorite movies? Cars crashing and getting blown up seems to strike a chord with many moviegoers. In some of Hollywood’s top-grossing film franchises, such as the “Fast and Furious” series of movies, this has been a common theme. But which movies have destroyed […]

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‘Never tell me the odds!’

By on September 17, 2015 at 10:24 AM

Any Star Wars fan worth his light saber recognizes that quote from Han Solo. As he’s preparing to take the Millennium Falcon into an asteroid field to escape Imperial fighters, Solo hears from the helpful droid C-3PO that the odds against successfully navigating through an asteroid field are approximately 3,720 to 1, and Solo responds with […]

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Bringing smiles, one bike at a time

By on September 14, 2015 at 10:26 AM

Ah, the excitement of getting a new bike – there’s just nothing quite like it, whether you’re a youngster getting a two-wheeler or a big kid getting your first Harley. Through a partnership with The Lexiebean Foundation, GEICO brought the magic of a new bike to dozens of kids fighting cancer and their families at […]

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Celebrate the American worker this Monday

By on September 4, 2015 at 8:54 AM

Labor Day, like many another American holiday, is all about the great bargains you can get from retailers on all sorts of products, but only for a limited time, so get out there and buy! That’s what the stores want you to believe, anyway. In fact, as the name suggests, Labor Day was created to […]

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GEICO interns fill some big shoes in San Diego

By on July 16, 2015 at 3:24 PM

For many, the first step on the path to a successful career is a summer internship. And while some internships amount to little more than fetching coffee and making copies, that’s not the case with GEICO’s summer internship program. GEICO’s summer interns gain hands-on experience in business and insurance, and they also get the opportunity […]

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GEICO’s a matching outfit

By on June 19, 2015 at 1:54 PM

One of the things about GEICO I find most endearing is the company’s support of causes that are important to its employees. GEICO not only offers us the opportunity to give back to the community by joining its volunteer corps – GEICO Corporate Community Citizens (GCCC) – but also by matching our individual donations of […]

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Fluffy fur, smooches and lots of love in the air at Paws for a Cause

By on June 16, 2015 at 4:18 PM

At GEICO, it’s no secret how much our associates love animals; especially an adorable green lizard who speaks with a chipper British accent. (Or is it Australian?) The third annual Paws for a Cause adoption event provided plenty of evidence that our love of critters isn’t restricted to the Gecko, or even to reptiles in […]

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Tips for grads, part 3: Interviewing

By on June 9, 2015 at 11:57 AM

In this three-part series, I’ve tuned you in to some resume and cover letter secrets, and provided you with job-hunting tips. This series-ending post will help you stand out with interview advice. Here are a few “need to know” tips for your next interview: First, you have to prepare for the interview. Research the company […]

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Tips for grads, part 2: Finding the right job

By on June 2, 2015 at 1:09 PM

If you’re like most of us – and let’s face it; you probably are – job hunting is a daunting task. In this second post of my three-part series, I’ll give you some useful advice to help you start your job search and find that job that’s right for you. Recent graduates often feel pressured to […]

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