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Updated December 17, 2017
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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson
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  1. "Sr. Business Mgmt"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work environment, work from home option and good benefits, great culture to advance your career in different aspects

    Cons

    Worry about surplus on your position on a yearly basis, lots of politics in work environment, lots of departmental reorganized on a yearly basis

    Advice to Management

    Quality people are hard to find, surplus gets rid of quality resources, and too much politics are played when deciding a position.


  2. "Terrible culture & work environmemt"

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Manager in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Manager in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary, benefits for people who are highly skilled.

    Cons

    I was pushed out after 21 years, laid off. They were supposed to give you 90 days to find another position within the company, which was a joke. All the jobs were cancelled so they wouldn’t have to keep anyone on payroll. They want cheap labor.

    Advice to Management

    It’s a sad state of affairs. Cut throat work environment & no one cares about the people. Not sure how you can sleep at night. Greed rules st AT&T.

  3. "This is Avery good company to work for if you live near one of their hubs (Dallas, Atlanta, New Jersey)"

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    Former Employee - Profession IT Business Manager in Carpentersville, IL
    Former Employee - Profession IT Business Manager in Carpentersville, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You will get to work on leading edge software technology with good benefits, including a wealth of different training options.

    Cons

    You can get burned at this fast paced company. As a management employee, you have to agree to be available to serve as a front line technician in the event of a work stoppage.

    Advice to Management

    Be careful to keep a culture where employees feel valued.


  4. "Client Business Manager"

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    Former Employee - Client Business Manager in Oakton, VA
    Former Employee - Client Business Manager in Oakton, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent pay , benefits, values and culture

    Cons

    Long work hours, 24x7 for Sales People

    Advice to Management

    Listen to the Sales Teams, they have a heartbeat on the clients


  5. "Great pay but need more opportunities for advancement"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, benefits and nice coworkers.

    Cons

    Too large. Very difficult to be noticed or get promoted.

    Advice to Management

    Need more opportunities for advancement


  6. "Great company, but take growth into your own hands"

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    Current Employee - Business Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Business Manager in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - work/life balance (hardly ever have to work on the weekends)
    - 23 paid vacation days after four-years of employment
    - good benefits
    - able to work from home on occasion

    Cons

    - virtually no work culture in Bay Area office
    - below-market salaries
    - personal career growth is slow, take matters into your own hands: ask for new opportunities, take training, and know when to leave!

    Advice to Management

    - put people in positions to reach their full potential


  7. "Unnecessary stress"

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Wages, benefits, training, a Job Direct discount

    Cons

    Directorso talk so negative to there employees and support group. They expect you to be super human while they sit around and play work. And I mean play work! Horrible collaboration.

    Advice to Management

    Take diversity training. I can not understand how this company rank high in diversity when when the workforce is lopsided with internationals.

  8. "No complaints"

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    Current Employee - Associate Business Manager in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Associate Business Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, vacation allowances and location flexibility. Excellent access to employee development training to change career paths within the company.

    Cons

    Downsides are typical office politics common to large corporations.


  9. "AT&T Senior Business Manager - Technology Development - I love working here."

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    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager - Technology Development in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager - Technology Development in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Technology growth and employee development is very extensive. Strong company culture. Spirit of continuous challenge and personal growth. Active transformation in our Fortune 6 company with expansions from traditional communications into data analytics, mobile communications and devices, growth into entertainment with expansions via Time Warner and Latin America via DIRECT acquisition. Excellent 401 (k) match of 80% for the 1st 6% of salary allocated to 401 (k) resulting in 10.8% savings to retirement each year. Great benefits and tuition plans. Recognized as one of Fortune Magazines Best Places to Work. I have been here 31 years and while there have been challenges each and every year I am proud of my company and I have many great friends here.

    Cons

    You have to constantly grow and reinvent yourself to ensure your relevance in our workforce and fully embrace change. This is a challenge, not a negative. I think of the time tested axiom, "change or die".

    Advice to Management

    Always lead by example, not just edict. Always choose integrity over expediency.


  10. "Great Place for Women"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Current Employee - Senior Business Manager in Saint Louis, MO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work locations & spaces; no matter your field of expertise, there's a place at AT&T for you.

    Cons

    Individual supervisors may need coaching in supervisory skills.

    Advice to Management

    Provide paid time coaching to supervisors. Find a way throughout the company to allow 360 feedback to supervisors who may need supervisory skill improvements, but do not know they need improvements.