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Verizon adds more than 1,000 roles nationwide following surge in customer demand

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This marks Verizon’s largest recruitment in retail in more than 5 years

BASKING RIDGE, N.J., May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- With excitement growing around new technologies like 5G, new devices and gaming, along with increasing customer visits to its stores, Verizon is launching its largest recruitment effort in more than five years to handle the demand. Nationwide, the company is adding more than 1,000 retail positions to ensure a consistent customer experience.

“This is truly an exciting opportunity for anyone looking to be part of a growing industry, and who has a passion for cutting edge technologies like 5G and gaming, and wants to share that passion with others,” said Sean Lee, Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales for Verizon. “The best part is we have positions open nationwide, so if you’ve always wanted to get in the door, there’s no better time than now.”

Think you have what it takes? Verizon is specifically looking for people who:

  • are early adopters of new technology

  • are excited about 5G and its potential

  • are gamers and know why low lag takes you to the next level

  • are interested in sharing their tech knowledge with others

  • are team-players who enjoy sharing goals and celebrating successes

  • are focused on taking care of each and every customer

  • are committed to driving meaningful change—in their careers, in their community and in the world at large

  • are motivated by the opportunity to continuously grow, learn and realize new ambitions

  • are looking to be part of the network of people who move the world forward

Verizon is consistently ranked one of the best places to work, was named Forbes 2020 best employer for women, ranked #14 on 2021 LinkedIn's Top U.S. Companies, and scored 100% on the 2020 Disability Equality Index as well as the Human Rights Campaign’s Corporate Equality Index. Verizon employees also have access to tuition assistance and world-class training.

For more information or to apply for one of these exciting roles, visit https://www.verizon.com/about/careers/retail.

Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology, communications, information and entertainment products and services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon generated revenues of $128.3 billion in 2020. The company offers data, video and voice services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

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Media contact:
Steve Van Dinter