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Rounding up the top blogs of 2021.

By: Verizon Careers

As we move forward into 2022, check out our top 10 stories that readers loved in 2021.

What a year! With so much going on, we’ve been sure to keep our current and future V Teamers engaged and up-to-date with inspiring stories across our organization. We’re especially excited that three of our top stories of the year were all about our recruiters offering great tips for candidates, as part of our #AskARecruiter series.

Without further ado, let’s ring in the new year by counting down our top Verizon Works blogs of 2021!

10. The best technology, driven by the best people.

We caught up with three wireless network leaders in our Global Network and Technology (GN&T) organization. These #VerizonWomenInTech shared their unique career paths and gave their insights to others looking for a career in tech.

Read our blog.

9. We’re a 2021 LinkedIn top US company.

For the fourth year, Verizon was named a top place to work by LinkedIn members around the globe in its 2021 Top US Companies list. Learn more about what helped us earn this accolade.

Read our blog. (updated for 2022)

8. Ask a recruiter: How to answer the question “Tell me about yourself” in an interview.

Our recruiters share their top tips for answering an interview question you’ll always encounter: “Can you tell me a little bit about yourself?”

Hear from our recruiters.

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

With much of the world moving virtual, our Verizon recruiters shared their top tips for completing a successful video interview.

Check out our tips.

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

Our Verizon Leadership Development Program (VLDP) is a great way for early-in-career candidates to expand their leadership skills while moving their careers forward.

Learn more about the VLDP

5. Getting comfortable being uncomfortable.

We sat down SVP of Business Markets Aparna Khurjekar who shared her journey and how she moves the world forward in her role. She also gave us her best tips for those looking to join Verizon’s Business sales team.

Read Aparna's story.

4. Fostering belonging and celebrating diversity, equity, and inclusion.

At Verizon, our employee resource groups (ERGs) play a major role in our inclusive culture. They help us stand strong together as we work to move the world forward for all. In this blog, we give a closer look at our 10 ERGs.

Learn more about Verizon’s employee resource groups.

3. Verizon welcomes our first Hiring Our Heroes Fellows of 2021.

In 2021, we hosted a total of 83 Hiring Our Heroes fellows across three different cohorts. In our number 3 blog in our countdown, we welcome our first cohort of the year, which included veterans from the Army, Air Force, Navy, and Marine Corps.

Learn more about Hiring Our Heroes at Verizon.

2. Ready to Thrive.

This year, we welcomed our first-ever cohort of Verizon Thrive apprentices. As part of our partnership with Generation and Multiverse, our apprentice program offers vocational training and opportunities for individuals to thrive.

Meet our #VerizonThriveApprentices.

1. 10 interview tips to help you prepare

For the third year in a row, our #AskARecruiter story reigned as our number one blog of the year. This year, we refreshed our top blog to include video tips right from our recruiters. What are you waiting for? Put their tips into play and explore our career areas.

Read our blog.

Happy new year, from the Verizon Careers team!

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