Here’s a little about Verizon WirelessWhat we will do today is:1 – Talk about Verizon Wireless and who we are 2 – Talk about the career opportunities we offer3 – Talk about how to apply 5 – Go over some interviewing tips and suggestions
Transcript of "Veterans Virtual Career Fair - November 2011"
Career Information SessionConfidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon Wireless personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 1
Who we are Customers: Over 107.7 Million Employees: Over 83,000 Annual Revenue: $63.4 Billion (2010) • The nation’s largest and most reliable wireless network • Leader in innovation and technologies • Headquarters in Basking Ridge, NJ 3
Corporate Responsibilitygiving back The Verizon Foundation – By the Numbers Since 2000, the Verizon Foundation has made philanthropic investments of more than $515 million to nonprofit organizations in the United States and around the world. In 2009: > $67.9 million total funds donated > $35.5 million contributed to advancing education and literacy > $4.9 million to assist in domestic violence prevention > $3.4 million invested in healthcare programs > 2,740 competitive grants awarded > $12.6 million raised by Verizon employees > $13.5 million matching gifts awarded by the Verizon Foundation > 702,618 hours of employee community service > 15,108 nonprofits received time and money from employees
Corporate Responsibilitygreen initiatives In November 2010, Verizon announced a partnership with the authority on energy efficiency. Verizon is now an official ENERGY STAR partner. And through this partnership Verizon will: “ENERGY STAR partners such as Measure and track energy performance at hundreds Verizon Wireless are leading the of stores, switching centers, cell sites and other fight against global warming, facilities throughout the United States. helping protect our global Integrate Energy Star resources into our energy environment for generations to come.” management strategy. Spread the word about energy efficiency. - Jean Lupinacci Chief of EPA’s ENERGY STAR Commercial & Industrial branch
Corporate Responsibilitydomestic violence awareness Amy’s Story is a touching documentary revealing the story of Amy Horman McGee – A Verizon Wireless employee and Penn State graduate who lost her life as the result of a domestic violence homicide in 2001. • In 2006, the Verizon Foundation began a grant partnership with Penn State to create a domestic violence prevention training program for Penn State faculty, staff and students • Penn State Public Broadcasting produced a 60-minute documentary telling the story of Amy Homan McGee and distributed it nationally to all PBS Stations • The documentary includes discussion with domestic violence victim advocates Mariska Hargitay from Law and Order SVU and Sheryl Cates from the National Domestic Violence Hotline • Visit http://telling.psu.edu/ to learn more about this important program.
Long Term Evolution (LTE)Innovation Center - Waltham, MA The Verizon Wireless LTE Innovation Center is based on the principle of driving innovation through collaboration. The Center offers a collaborative environment to quickly develop and bring to market new and innovative solutions for use on Verizon Wireless’ 4G Long Term Evolution network. It also features a testing facility for simulating the environments people encounter throughout the day. A number of simulated environments are available, such as a replica home, a travel environment, or a business office where factors such as product usage can be tested. If we gave you the ability to Wirelessly Network Anything, what would you do?
Do You Have What It Takes? Do these traits describe you? • I thrive in stressful situations • I can multi-task with the best of them • I usually know the answer or can find it • I am good at solving problems • I like to be the best • I am dependable and always on time 11
Power Up With Our Rewards Our total rewards include: • Tuition assistance up to $8,000 annually • Bilingual pay-differential • Medical, Dental, & Vision from day one • Employee discounts on Verizon products & services • Over 30 locations with fitness centers, plus discounts to other gyms • 401(k) savings plan with excellent company matching contributions • Recognized Training & Transition Program 12
Traditional Career PathThe Corporate Ladder: Regional President• Vertical Director• Specific function District• Limited opportunities Manager Store Manager Assistant Manager Retail Sales
Career Path PotentialVerizon’s career path:• Lateral and vertical movement• Exposure to multiple functions• Increased opportunities
Build Your Career Call Center Sales Marketing Director Director Director Director Associate Associate District Director Director Manager Supervisor Tech Support Store Manager Manager Coordinator Assistant Consultant Manager Senior Rep Retail CSR Analyst Cust Svc Call Center Retail Sales Coordinator Rep Rep Rep
Tami ErwinWest Area President Customer Service Area President Director Vice Regional District President President Manager Director Associate Director Supervisor Manager Consultant Activations Technical Ops Call Center Call Center Analyst Admin Rep
Leadership Development Programsa powerful foundationVerizon Wireless’ Leadership Development ProgramsWe get your excitement and share in yourenthusiasm – that’s why we offer ourLeadership Development Programs – to giveyou the tools you need to catapult fromgraduation to leadership. 18
Retail Leadership Development 0-6 months 6-18 months 18-24 months Leadership Retail Operations Sales Acceleration Development• Complete 3 powerful assignments while rotating to different locations• Manage a successful retail location• Learn to a create positive customer experience• Inspire a dynamic sales team through award- winning training and real world experience.
Launch Your Career Customer Service • Customer Care • Customer Financial Services • Customer Credit and Order Operations Sales • Consumer Sales • Business to Business Sales • Indirect Sales 20
How Do I Learn More?Follow us on facebook: Check out our career opportunities: Watch us on Youtube:facebook.com/verizonwirelesscareers collegecareersatverizonwireless.com youtube.com/VZWCareers
Verizon was named to the 2011 list of MostValuable Employers for Military by CivilianJobs.com, an organization that helps connect America’s military with civilian jobs. They cited our“commitment to recruiting and retaining employees who have military experience.”
To honor those who continue to serve, we offer anenhanced Emergency Military Leave policy. Thesebenefits which greatly exceed the UniformedServices Employment and Reemployment Rights Act(USERRA) provide the difference between anemployees base pay and the military base pay for upto 36 months.
Make The Connection• LinkedIn• Beahero-hireahero.com• HirePatriots.com• Corporate Gray• Employer Support of the Guards & Reserves• Wounded Warrior Project• Military Spouse Employment Partnership• Military Spouse Corporate Career Network• GI Jobs Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon Wireless personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 27
Verizon Wireless Careers Please visit our Careers Page: www.vzwcareers4you.com Click on “Working Here” and then go to “Transitioning Military”Using our U.S. Military Skill Matcher, you can find out where you can align your military education, experience, and training with Verizons workplace needs. Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon Wireless personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 29
Verizon Wireless Careers• Please complete the application in it’s entirety• Be Professional start to finish• Be Prepared & Be EARLY – Being on-time is LATE• Be Prepared to translate Military experience into civilian business terms, emphasizing abilities such as: Leading; Managing; Team Orientation Skills; Proactive Mindset; Preparedness; etc.• Be Confident in your abilities Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon Wireless personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 31
Verizon Wireless Careers• Speak clearly, professionally & with confidence• Don’t say, “Did I answer that question correctly?”• Be Respectful – Allow others to speak• LISTEN to the questions• Don’t be distracted• SELL YOURSELF!!!!! This is YOUR chance!!! Confidential and proprietary material for authorized Verizon Wireless personnel only. Use, disclosure or distribution of this material is not permitted to any unauthorized persons or third parties except by written agreement. 32
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