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AT&T Director Reviews

Updated April 25, 2019
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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson
Randall L. Stephenson
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Pros
  • "The pay and benefits are really amazing" (in 976 reviews)

  • "very good work culture, good work life balance" (in 573 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not much work life balance without seniority" (in 1182 reviews)

  • "No work life balance or personal consideration" (in 348 reviews)

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  1. "Would go back in a heartbeat"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Compensation
    * Benefits
    * Leadership
    * Teamwork

    Cons

    The obvious one is that AT&T is prone to re-structures and lay-offs.


  2. "Fantastic Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director, Business Operations in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Director, Business Operations in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great upward opportunity and wonderful people

    Cons

    Can be long hours and it’s a complex business

  3. "Big company with limited career progression"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    It's a large company with lots of diverse areas of business to work. The benefits are good.

    Cons

    Ongoing downsizing and organizational changes have severally impacted career pathing and limited career progression opportunities. Salary aren't competitive if you move internally. Great salary compensation for external hires. Creating significant disparity across talent

    Advice to Management

    Hold upper executive management to higher standards and accountability - lead by example philosophy. Drive down office politics, favoritism and 'who you know' culture.


  4. "Great place to work."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Director in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, pay, corporate respect in marketplace

    Cons

    Often too big to get anything done. Don't like to make hard decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Hire outside consultants to reorg for effectiveness.


  5. "Good while it lasts"

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    Former Employee - Director
    Former Employee - Director

    I worked at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    Decent Pay and Products, Nice Employee Discount

    Cons

    Management, In fighting, Constant surplus


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Enjoy"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director
    Current Employee - Associate Director
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    Salary, benefits, and training resources

    Cons

    Annual reviews are dictated by only a certain % of employees can get great scores. Hurts smaller teams with higher performers.


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Director, Product Management in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director, Product Management in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company, I like work for them

    Cons

    None, no cons to mention. positive

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Stable if nothing else"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Dallas, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable large company that was around before your lifetime and will be there after you’re gone. Good benefits and discounts. Decent work life balance

    Cons

    You’re just a number. It’s difficult to truly manage your career if passionate about a line of work. Best for those who are passionate about company and not necessarily what they do. They don’t want long term employees since they are too costly to pay benefits for. The definition of bureaucratic


  9. "Director of Business Customer Information"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director Market Insights in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Director Market Insights in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stable environment to work in.

    Cons

    Slow to develop employee talents

    Advice to Management

    Invest in your employees again


  10. "My #LifeAtATT"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Charlotte, NC
    Current Employee - Associate Director in Charlotte, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Allows me to give others a look inside at my amazing career with AT&T. It's a place where you can grow , learn new technology, fine tune your skills and have fun at the same time.

    Cons

    I have been with AT&T for most of my career life and can honestly say, I don't have any cons about my career here.