American Tower

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Interesting assignments, upward mobility, great stability

  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA

I have been working at American Tower full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Interesting work, lots of opportunity, great work/life balance, solid company, strong financials, ethical management, training opportunities. You can set your own career path, easy to move up or around company if you're a hard worker.

Cons

Salaries lower, pay heavily in equity. Great if you plan on staying long term.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA

    I have been working at American Tower full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    very professional but..... (see cons)
    middle management good stock options
    growing company
    nice people
    overall OK

    Cons

    interview very long process, way too long...
    not enough vacations... full package 3 weeks with sick time included....
    limited health plan

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    review career opportunity for employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    One word if you're interviewing for an IT Position -- RUN!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Woburn, MA

    I have been working at American Tower full-time

    Pros

    Financial stability, good CEO and Senior Vice Presidents, most employees are nice, strategic vision for the company is sound

    Cons

    Management is extremely critical of their employees, they micro-manage, and they're very unpleasant to work for. For the most part they're new to managing IT which has also resulted in roadblocks taking way too long to get resolved. The IT Organization has a revolving door so avoid getting too attached to any of the coworkers. Given the financial stability of the company it's extremely sad to see the poor culture IT Management has decided to foster, there's just no reason for it other than their own egos.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees more and talk less, appreciate the effort employees put in and allow employees to make mistakes -- this is how people learn, when trying a new method realize it's not going to go smoothly the first time around be reasonable with employees instead of blaming them when things don't go the way you anticipated. And for goodness sake, take accountability for your actions and direction.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Approves of CEO
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