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AT&T California Reviews

Updated January 14, 2019
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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson
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  • "work/life balance non existent because there arent any resources to support your client(s) when taking time off" (in 1144 reviews)

  • "Long hours and absolutely NO WORK LIFE BALANCE" (in 335 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Francisco, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexible work life balance that allows quality.

    Cons

    With the current acquisitions there is a lot of unstable ground.

    Advice to Management

    Keep communicating about where the organizations are going.


  2. "Great Company!!!!"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Torrance, CA
    Current Employee - Sales Representative in Torrance, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, Great Career opportunities

    Cons

    There are no cons I have to say about the company

  3. "Excellent Place to Work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - General Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Former Employee - General Manager in Redwood City, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    High Integrity, great leadership, good culture and products.

    Cons

    Can be slow moving. You should think twice, if you get frustrated by heavy process etc.

    Advice to Management

    NA


  4. "Customer service"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Entrepreneur in Rocklin, CA
    Former Employee - Entrepreneur in Rocklin, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent structure, great incentives and wonderful benefits

    Cons

    Stats are almost impossible to achieve

    Advice to Management

    John arbanasin was my supervisor mostly, he was amazing


  5. "Product Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Former Employee - Product Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good overall structure, you know what it takes to be successful and I enjoyed working with the talented people and management teams.

    Cons

    Lots of change and it's more volatile than it should be with higher rates of turnover in recent years.

    Advice to Management

    Keep the Culture Great! More focus on keeping people during downtimes.


  6. "Contract Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Contracts Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Former Contractor - Contracts Manager in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great flexibility, great pay and meaningful work. Was treated like an actual employee of the company up to a limit.

    Cons

    Permanent conversion is nearly impossible to secure. Company's practice is limited to internal hiring for most operational positions. Contract employees are considered external candidates.

    Advice to Management

    Expand hiring options to include viable contract employee candidates.


  7. "Order Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Order Specialist in San Ramon, CA
    Current Employee - Order Specialist in San Ramon, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent benefits, Excellent Salary, diverse environment

    Cons

    Volatile stability. No work life balance

    Advice to Management

    take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.

  8. "tech dev"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in El Segundo, CA
    Former Contractor - Senior Business Analyst in El Segundo, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    good pay, on-site cafe, brand name

    Cons

    unstable, high stress, constant furloughs

    Advice to Management

    improve your training and on-boarding


  9. "Sales"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in Chico, CA
    Current Employee - Sales in Chico, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great if you hit your numbers

    Cons

    a lot of stress to hit numbers


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Retail sales consultant"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AT&T part-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Really good money, i was working part time making as much as most full time jobs

    Cons

    Hard to get days off, and real aggressive with sales goals. Also mangers will try to talk you into doing fraud but only you would get in trouble.

    Advice to Management

    Do not get upset when people use there sick time


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