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AT&T

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Former Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA
Former Employee - Analyst in Atlanta, GA

I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Paychecks were always on time, and the pay is slightly higher than average. Strong brand and talented people.

Cons

Sometimes the company seems to big for its own good. Career advancement and training opportunities are lacking. Workload is excessive.

Advice to Management

Get more agile and train existing employees better.

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  1. Basically a government job

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    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in Dallas, TX

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Amazing job security as the company will never lose revenue as everyone is tied into a 2-year contract. Big company health benefits, so you basically have the Walmart of coverage. 9-5 culture, so 8:50 is early and 5:05 is late. Looks great on your resume as it is a well-known brand. Tuition reimbursement is available.

    Cons

    At the Director level the Executive Compensation Package kicks in and they're not vested until 3 years in, so upper management never rotates in or out; to get fired takes an act of congress. Lots of old, stale ideas.
    Corporate Communications is run by an agency so there are many confusion political battles that take place and the day-to-day work is sacrificed.
    The organization is "self-service"; you will NEVER see your HR person, even on the first day. You're expected to do everything for yourself, no matter how confusing it gets.
    Clunky technology that prohibits work from home at many times.
    Razor thin budgets that in many cases prohibit you from doing what you need in your day-to-day job, including travel.
    Absolutely zero culture.

    Advice to Management

    Alter the executive compensation package to rotate in new ideas.

  2. Very Large Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Manager in Dallas, TX

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of opportunity to work in different areas of the business. Company is trying hard to innovate and move quickly.

    Cons

    Hierarchy, red tape, process and structure. Too many hurdles to work through to get anything done.

    Advice to Management

    Need to develop people, give opportunities to grow and move around in the business.

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