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BellSouth Reviews

Updated 29 October 2014
Updated 29 October 2014
28 Reviews
3.9
28 Reviews
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BellSouth Chairman & CEO AT & T Randall L. Stephenson
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  1.  

    Great place to work while it was Bellsouth but once AT&T took over it went down hill

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay is great as well as benefits

    Cons

    Care more about numbers than customer care

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
  2.  

    Product

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    good collaboration and team environment

    Cons

    lots of red tape to get past

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    listen

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Okay place to work at

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Premise Technician in El Sobrante, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Premise Technician in El Sobrante, CA (US)

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits and overtime if you need it.

    Cons

    Pay is not consistent with the work you do compared to other departments. Unwilling to hire more workers for fill work load, putting all tech on overtime all the time. Constantly taking away your days off, sometime taking them the night before. You are only as good as your last job.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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  5.  

    Amazing smart people.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at BellSouth

    Pros

    Opportunities to learn and grow.

    Cons

    Ever changing industry....brings constant change in structure.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None...

    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great company to work for and wonderful relationship and trust with their customers.

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    Former Employee - Technical Sales Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Sales Engineer in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great people, trust within the company to always do the right thing.

    Cons

    The good old boy network

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    BellSouth was taken over by AT&T in 2007 and respect for the company was lost. Regain that respect.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Operator

    Former Employee - Operator in Orangeburg, SC (US)
    Former Employee - Operator in Orangeburg, SC (US)

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Benefits package is excellent after training period.

    Cons

    scheduling can be a problem unless you have seniority

  8.  

    Overall, a good company to work for, better before AT&T

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BellSouth

    Pros

    The job has decent pay, good benefits, and opportunity for overtime. Most of the time you are allowed to run your job.

    Cons

    Criteria relating to job performance is driven by folks that know little about the job itself, based on need for numbers, not need for customers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get real real numers to work with while evaluating employees; there needs to be a committment to the devewlopment and training of the employees.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Where careers go to die.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at BellSouth

    Pros

    Not much anymore. It used to be a great place to work.

    Cons

    Corporate minions for managers. No original thought or execution.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing could save you after not puling the trigger on buying AT&T.

  10.  

    Solid place to work until AT&T fired most in corporate positions

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I have been working at BellSouth full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Big budget projects
    Respected employees
    Treated employees well
    Job security (until AT&T)
    Interesting industry (telcom, internet, wireless, TV)

    Cons

    Highly conservative "corporate" culture
    Some systems were antiquated
    Some procedures were nonsense
    Some deadwood employees... but most OK

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hope Duane Ackerman is enjoying the new island he purchased with part of his $$ multi-million golden parachute. Thanks Duane for helping turn the telcom industry into a near monopoly via heavy consolidation/mergers and blowing up thousands of jobs for real people.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Retention Specialize

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    Former Employee - Retention Specialize in Atlanta, GA (US)
    Former Employee - Retention Specialize in Atlanta, GA (US)

    I worked at BellSouth full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Potenital to build a career.

    Cons

    Retail Hours - lay offs frequently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to mentor future leaders

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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