AT&T
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Updated Apr 19, 2014
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3.0 4,698 reviews

                             

54% Approve of the CEO

AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson

Randall L. Stephenson

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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"
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Network Operations - TDP (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at AT&T as an intern for less than a year

ProsBenefits such as 401k and 50% AT&T phone bill and more even as an intern
Learn a lot about the corporate culture
The pay for an internship is really high

ConsIt was difficult to find available projects to work on
Not very structured on the plan for internship program

Advice to Senior ManagementMake better plans for internship program to help growth within the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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All good but the management

Lead Network Engineering Manager (Former Employee)
Schaumburg, IL (US)

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

ProsLed account delivery team for large client for several years. Was given complete autonomy with client for delivery. Teamed with some excellent engineers. Acquired excellent knowledge about business and technology.

ConsUnsupportive management (wrong manager = bad times). Worked around the clock at times for multiple days with little support. Rigid policies. Haphazard policies.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsChallenging projects with decent compensation

ConsLong hours and questionable workl/life balance

Advice to Senior Managementwatch the hours employees log and correct as needed

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

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Multi faceted company to work for.

National Position (Former Employee)

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

ProsLarge corporation that has multiple opportunities. Good benefit packages.

ConsLimited positions in most areas, that are not sales driven.

Advice to Senior ManagementKeeping your focus first on customers, then your internal customers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Pretty good

Retail Sales Consultant (Former Employee)
Fort Worth, TX (US)

I worked at AT&T part-time for less than a year

ProsGood people, obviously stable company, and industry. There's good opportunity to make good money, if you're comfortable dealing with people, and working hard.

ConsIt's so large, and bureaucratic it's easy to get lost in the shuffle. Some short sighted ideas from middle management. ATT has the problems any large origination has with 10's of thousands of employees.

Advice to Senior ManagementReally be more careful about who you hire, or promote to be a liaison between corporate, and the normal employees.

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

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Good company to work

Team Lead (Former Employee)
Richardson, TX (US)

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

ProsGood technology work. technical managers and big team experience makes you happy.
Application is big and lots of interrelated and external system dependency makes you aware of telecom domain in depth.

Conswork pressure. Overlapped projects. and not well managed projects

Advice to Senior ManagementProject management is not so good ..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The best part about AT&T is working with caring and ntelligent people who challenge you to exceed your own expectations!

Project Manager (Current Employee)
Richardson, TX (US)

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

ProsThis is the first time where I did not think about working somewhere for just 3-5 years....the opportunities for personal development and career growth at AT&T are endless. I know that if I ever want a change of pace or another challenge, I can find new and exciting developmental opportunities within the organization. If you need proof, just ask someone who works there! It is not uncommon to meet someone who has worked at AT&T for 10+ years in many different roles and business units.

AT&T is more than a wireless company---we're a technology company and we're driving innovation in the marketplace today! Whether it's Digital Life, Connected Car, Emerging Business Markets, or Big Data---you can find your place in an exciting, challenging, and equally rewarding role.

AT&T also CARES and INVESTS in its employees beyond a competitive total rewards package. We have an extensive list of resources available to us including mentoring opportunities, employee resource groups, philanthropic opportunities, and more!

You also get GREAT discounts on products and services from AT&T as well as other companies.

ConsThere are opportunities to achieve a more cohesive AT&T culture among the many AT&T businesses. Sometimes when you move from building to building, the message gets distorted.

I also think there could be improvements to the vacation and time off policy. I think this is because I came from a company that provided four weeks of vacation.

Advice to Senior ManagementWe should invest in creating a more cohesive AT&T culture. If we are going from building to building at different locations, we should still see/hear/feel the same culture.

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

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Fun, rewarding, challenging and ever changing technology

Retail Sales Consultant (Former Employee)
Indianapolis, IN (US)

I worked at AT&T full-time for more than a year

ProsGood management, rewarding. They take care of their employees. Advancement from within.

ConsLong hours in the retail

Advice to Senior Managementstay on top of what makes each individual the best they can be. It's kind of a difficult situation, but each person is an individual, and each person works to their potential in a different way. It's like being a coach, which I have done for 20 plus years, you find how to get the best out of each individual , for what's' best for him/her, which makes it best for the whole team

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

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Great place to build your career! Lots of Opportunities!

Strategic Partner Manager (Current Employee)
Atlanta, GA (US)

I have been working at AT&T full-time for more than 3 years

ProsCompetitive pay
Paid vacation
Benefits
Retirement Options
Outstanding leadership team
Career growth potential
Lots of opportunity to increase business knowledge
Career development programs
Tuition Reimbursement opportunities

ConsPressure to achieve company goals
Company is reactive to industry changes and customer demands versus being proactive, but getting better

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

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Awesome place to work

AT&T Retail Sales Consultant (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

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

ProsGreat envierment with staff and partners always ready to teach

Consthe acceptance process's takes a long time so plan out waiting a few months.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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