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Verizon Wireless Announces Major Hiring Effort in Philadelphia Tri-State Region

The company is actively hiring to fill 150 retail positions to fuel its continued growth (April 01, 2014)

PHILADELPHIA, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Verizon Wireless has announced plans to add 150 positions in the Philadelphia Tri-State region in retail sales. Interested candidates can apply online by visiting the Verizon Wireless website at The positions offer competitive salaries and benefits, including health care coverage that begins on the first day of employment, and participation in the company's 401 (k) program with a dollar-for-dollar match of up to 6 percent of an employee's salary contribution.

"Verizon Wireless is a fast-growing leader in a dynamic and innovative industry and we're seeking motivated and talented professionals to join our retail sales team. We know that Philadelphia is one of the top technology regions in the country and our company welcomes candidates who can add their talents to those of the best wireless communications team in the industry," said Rob Miller, Philadelphia Tri-State Region President for Verizon Wireless.

The company employs more than 1,400 in the Philadelphia Tri-State region and more than 72,000 employees nationwide. It has consistently been singled out for its commitment to work-life balance, industry-leading benefits and top-notch employee training and development.

The company has been named one of the best companies for working moms by Working Mother for 13 straight years and Computer World lists Verizon Wireless as one of the "100 Best Places to Work in IT." named Verizon Most Valuable Employer for Military in 2013. The company offers tuition reimbursement, adoption assistance and bonuses and promotes work/life balance by offering on-site college courses, education study rooms, dining facilities and state-of-the-art fitness centers staffed with personal trainers.

Verizon Wireless actively recruits military veterans

The company also encourages veterans to apply for open positions. "Veterans return home every day and have to begin new lives as civilians," said regional president Miller. "We believe the leadership skills they develop in service to our country are invaluable to a results-oriented team environment such as ours."

About Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless operates the nation's largest and most reliable 4G LTE and 3G networks. The company serves 102.8 million retail customers, including 96.8 million retail postpaid customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 72,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE, NASDAQ: VZ) and Vodafone (LSE, NASDAQ: VOD). For more information, visit For the latest news and updates about Verizon Wireless, visit our News Center at or follow us on Twitter at

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