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AT&T Reviews in San Ramon, CA

Updated January 6, 2015
Updated January 6, 2015
6,506 Reviews
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6,506 Reviews
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Pros
  • The pay and benefits are pretty impressive for the amount of work that's required (in 316 reviews)

  • Work life balance is fantastic - they never interfere in my free time (in 163 reviews)


Cons
  • However what they don't advertise is the absolutely horrendous work/life balance (in 275 reviews)

  • Upper management will throw store management under the bus to look good to RSC's (in 294 reviews)

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Very good company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Testing Technician in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Testing Technician in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    I was well paid for my position; highest level of non-management
    6% match for 401K
    Full benefits for myself; a portion must be paid for family members
    Excellent PTO/vacation
    Ability to move up in the company

    Cons

    Some managers had a tendency to micromanage
    union job so some people could get away with not being an exemplary employee

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees ideas.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Project Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in San Ramon, CA

    I have been working at AT&T

    Pros

    Ability to learn new technologies. Great team building environment.

    Cons

    Company is trying to reinvent the culture, wants it to be more like google. This will take awhile. Wish them luck.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Allow people to Telework by using the products that you sell your customers. Work from anywhere, anytime, with new technology. Walk the talk.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    I had a very fruitful and successful career with AT&T

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Network Operations Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Network Operations Manager in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    Provides challenges and support. Medical benefits are comparable to the business community

    Cons

    Personal growth in this company wont happen if you dont help or upgrade your qualifications and also need a good mentor to help you go up the management ladder

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reward your good employees and provide support like training, hands-on and formal training

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Account Executive in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    Benefits and Discounts are satifactory

    Cons

    Salary and commision are not to industry standards

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Compensation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    profit...profits...profits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Applications Developer in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    benefits while you're there but wait until you get outsourced

    Cons

    AT&T is killing American workforce through outsourcing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You are killing American workforce

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Good place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Tier II Tech Support in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Tier II Tech Support in San Ramon, CA

    I worked at AT&T full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are great. Depending on seniority, up to three weeks off in the department I worked in. 24x7 call center, so a lot of shifts available outside of 8AM-5 if that doesn't work.

    Cons

    You can always find things to complain about in any company you work for. But overall, having been there eight years, there really isn't anything truly egregious to speak of. Some people are difficult, some are cool, some in between . . .such is life.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    AT&T is a GREAT place to work. It is a Great place to work if you want to learn new things.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Training Director in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Training Director in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    AT&T is a company that provides you opportunities for advancement and opportunities to travel at the company's expense.

    Cons

    There are limited opportunities for advancement in California but if you want to work in Atlanta or Texas there are many opportunities for advancement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to survey your employees but also take action and implement suggestions that the employees provide about how the company can improve customer service areas.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Great opportunities for advancement if you're willing to put forth the effort, good salary & benefits.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Planning Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Sales Planning Manager in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    Depending on the region & teams you're working with, there is a great collaborative effort for continuous improvement in support of both the internal client and the consumer. Many opportunities to work on new & different projects and learn new methods and technologies. Managers & co-workers were always available to answer questions, offer guidance or share a smile or laugh when situations got a little tough.

    Cons

    Get used to regular restructuring & re-orgs. The sales field has to deal with very high & constantly changing quotas.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Appreciate your workforce, and all the changes & challenges they face on a daily basis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 2 people found this helpful  

    Cancer causing stress

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Sales Consultant II in San Ramon, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Sales Consultant II in San Ramon, CA

    I worked at AT&T full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    lots of opportunity for movement good benefits, I loved the people I worked with and gained life long friendships

    Cons

    Do more with less mentality

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    empathy

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    Flexible

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive II in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Account Executive II in San Ramon, CA

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

    Pros

    On your own time, very flexible

    Cons

    Internal competitions. Uphill battle with tenured employees

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Even out playing field for new employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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