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Tolerable Place to Work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA
Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Redmond, WA

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

Pros

- Decent work-life balance
- Good 401K and matching program
- Workforce Diversity

Cons

- Too bureaucratic and siloed
- Too much deadwood
- Too rooted in a POTS (plain old telephone) mentality and bureaucratic when wireless is now their primary business
- Their customers hate them

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Bring in more senior/exec management from outside to bring in fresh ideas and new ways of thinking/doing business
Bring your marketing salaries up to make them more competitive (haven't had more than a nominal raise (<1%) in 4 years
More opportunities for career mobility

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Current Employee - Natinoal Account Executive in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Natinoal Account Executive in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Great company and industry leader

    Cons

    Loved the company before I got to this position. A ton of pointless work to justify your job. Sometimes I feel management has no idea whats going on in the field

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Pay is decent considering its retail but management is horrible.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in San Francisco, CA

    I worked at AT&T part-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Training actually helps if you take it seriously.
    Pay is decent for retail.
    Free phone and service.

    Cons

    Horrible management.
    Goals get higher and higher but thats normal for commissioned jobs i think.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Try not to hire the biggest ass kisser.
    Treat your employees with respect.
    Consistently micromanaging isn't going to help, your reps hear it everyday. If someone constantly hears the same thing over and over eventually it will be meaningless.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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