01.08.2021|Careers Blog

Counting down our top Verizon Careers blogs of 2020.

By: Verizon Careers

Check out our top 10 that sparked reader interest in 2020.

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2020 was a year like no other. Businesses had to adapt and adopt a new way of working – “virtual-first.” With this shift to a remote workforce, it was more important than ever to keep our current and future V Teamers engaged with compelling, inspirational and motivational stories on our Verizon Works Careers blog.

Without further ado, let’s ring in 2021 by counting down the top blogs of 2020 that drove the most readership.

10. 4 executive women who go beyond at Verizon.

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After being recognized as a Top Company for Executive Women by NAFE for the 13th year, we highlighted four executive women at Verizon who go above and beyond in their roles. Learn more about them in our blog.

 9. #ForwardTogether: Welcome to our first Verizon Virtual Internship Class of 2020.

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This year, we made history with our first-ever Verizon virtual internship, welcoming nearly 450 students from across the country. These future leaders worked on everything from product development, artificial intelligence and machine learning, to engineering, user experience and data analytics.  

Prior to day one, our incoming interns shared their excitement about beginning their unique internship journey on the V Team on our 2020 intern welcome blog

8. Krista Bourne, transformational leader in Consumer Sales and Operations.

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Our profile on Verizon’s Krista Bourne comes in next on our top blogs of 2020. Here, we shared Krista’s inspiring career journey, including working as a mailroom employee, call center director, retail sales leader, and market leader, all before she became Senior Vice President of Sales and Operations. Read her inspiring story.

7. Giving V Teamers the power to become Women of the World.

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Women of the World is one of our career development programs designed to equip women with tools to achieve their goals. In this blog, we gave an overview of the program plus testimonials from V Teamers. Learn more about our empowering Women of the World program

6. Manager, Mom, Military Spouse.

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Alecia M. is a Project Manager in Verizon Business Group, and her husband, who also works at Verizon as an engineer, is a veteran of the U.S. Navy. In this blog, Alecia recalls the immense support she has received as a military spouse throughout her 20 years at Verizon. Read Alecia’s story

5. This new Verizon tee is BOLD.

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In support of racial justice, our BOLD (Black Originators Leaders and Doers) employee resource group (ERG) created a new t-shirt that supports racial justice in partnership with Ten10Design, a Black Woman-owned business. Learn more about this initiative supporting a great cause

4. Paying it forward: How to succeed in the Verizon Leadership Development Program.

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Our Verizon Leadership Development Program (VLDP) is a great way for early-in-career talent to explore different areas of the business. 

Through customized rotations across different areas, networking activities, opportunities to apply skill sets through meaningful projects, and more, participants get an immersive experience on the V Team. Learn more about VLDP.  

3. Ask a recruiter: How do I complete a pre-recorded video interview?

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In 2020, we learned that getting ready for the camera often requires a little more effort to make the best impression. In our video interview blog, Verizon recruiters shared their top tips for how to shine on camera.

2. New Verizon gear to honor all those who have served.

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For Veterans Day, we added new items to our military apparel line, including v-neck tees, long-sleeve tees, anorak rain jackets, beanies, and an exclusive WWP/Verizon pin. 

A portion of the proceeds went toward supporting the military community through veteran nonprofit organizations. Learn more about our military collection

1. 10 interview tips to help you prepare

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Reigning in at number one is our blog on top interview tips from Verizon recruiters. From doing your research to dressing for success and just being yourself, these tips are sure to help you make a great impression throughout the hiring process.

Happy new year to all, from the Verizon Careers team!

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