AT&T
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AT&T Reviews

Updated Apr 17, 2014
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3.0 4,685 reviews

                             

54% Approve of the CEO

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson

Randall L. Stephenson

(2,092 ratings)

52% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "The pay and benefits are pretty good for a job you can walk into from high school"
    in 229 reviews
  • "Work life balance is fantastic - they never interfere in my free time"
    in 123 reviews
Cons:
  • "Management is out of touch with creating any semblance of work/life balance for the employees"
    in 170 reviews
  • "Upper management will throw store management under the bus to look good to RSC's"
    in 227 reviews
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Excellent

Manager (Current Employee)
Calgary, AB

I have been working at AT&T full-time for more than 8 years

ProsResources, Exposure, Leader in Telecom, Diverse

ConsScale is driving complexity, process oriented

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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AT&T is very financially driven and focused, but, would recommend additional talent retention strategies.

Senior Program Manager (Current Employee)
Calgary, AB

I have been working at AT&T full-time for more than 5 years

ProsExperience (technical), training and diversity

ConsJob security (outsourcing appears to be a major financial driver for AT&T at this time)

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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salary vise and shif vise

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at AT&T

Prosextra shifts are always available

Consless salary can increase by pressure on management

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Corporate Account Manager (Former Employee)
Moncton, NB

I worked at AT&T full-time for more than 10 years

ProsAT&T Canada now Allstream is a big Canadian company but have a small-company culture: I found the organization to be a well managed and very professional. They should pride themselves as being a open, friendly, honest and easy to deal with organization. Extremely high talented people- centric and deliver exceptional and innovative solutions.

ConsExcellent company to work with.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Network Engineer (Former Employee)
Calgary, AB

I worked at AT&T as a contractor for more than 3 years

ProsGreat people, I enjoyed my co-workers, and about noboy else

ConsEverything else. Poor Salary, excessive red tape, very little opportunity for direct hire.

Advice to Senior Managementwake up

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great experience, above average

Customer Services Manager (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at AT&T full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLot of resources for employees and global opportunities everywhere in the world

ConsHard to get things done due to employees size

Advice to Senior ManagementGet formal career planning to everyone in the company and follow up accordingly as must

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The most incompetent senior leadership out of the US!!!

Regional Account Manager (Current Employee)
Toronto, ON

I have been working at AT&T

ProsLots of competent and employees to work with.
Products are reputaion in industry are good.

ConsCompany is cutting resources or sending jobs to Indiia.
No respect for employees.
Alot of unhappy employess with poor moral.

Advice to Senior ManagementReplace VP of Sales with a competent leader.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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One of the most fun and exciting careers I have ever had

Collections Representative (Current Employee)
Johnson City, TN (US)

I have been working at AT&T full-time for less than a year

ProsI enjoy the competitive atmosphere and all of the bonus opportunities that are available if you apply yourself

ConsThe only negative would be the upset customers I deal with on the phone

Advice to Senior ManagementMy manger is the best always there to. Lend a helping hand and available for talking about any problems I may be having and always willing to give me advice on how to be better at my job

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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AT&T has given me great career opportunities and is 100% behind my community involvement endeavors.

Talent Acquisition Manager (Current Employee)
Miami, FL (US)

I have been working at AT&T full-time for more than 10 years

ProsAdvance opportunities are made available to all employees. Benefits are top of the line. AT&T is truly dedicated to workforce diversity and inclusion. We get great discounts on most of our services. We have lots of tools and resources to assist us with self development.

ConsMost of our best management opportunities are centralized in Dallas, TX and Atlanta, GA. It is a bit of hindrance to not be mobile.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Instructional Designer - Contractor

Instructional Designer Contractor (Former Employee)
Columbus, OH (US)

I worked at AT&T as a contractor for more than a year

ProsFriendly team members. Great sense of family. I felt appreciated for what I do. My director went out of her way to let me take time off when I need to, then made up later.

ConsClients change their mind a lot at the last minute. No budget for raises or bonuses. Full time position is offered only when you are agree to move with your own expense.

Advice to Senior ManagementMaking contractors move to different cities in order to take on a full time positions with their own expense is not a good policy. The company will loose many talents.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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