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AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall L. Stephenson
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  • "Poor work life balance if you have a family due to American working hours" (in 1134 reviews)

  • "Long hours and absolutely NO WORK LIFE BALANCE" (in 333 reviews)

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  1. "Marketing Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for! Pay and benefits are good and compare to similar organizations of same size. Room for advancement if willing to relocate to Texas.

    Cons

    If you want to advance in the company you will need to move to Texas.


  2. "Principal Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Broad selection of customers to work with. Major player in marketplace.

    Cons

    Strategic shifts occur too frequently, lack of funding and commitment to projects. Lower degree of loyalty to employees. Still maintains a "Bell" system culture.

    Advice to Management

    Devise more realistic metrics for product development and measure of success. Define and sustain a strategy for 18 month periods.

  3. "Good job as a stepping stone."

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    Current Employee - Senior SPECIALIST-NETWORK SUPPORT in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior SPECIALIST-NETWORK SUPPORT in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get in, do your job, go to school, graduate, and get out!

    Cons

    - Lay-Offs.
    - No job advancement.
     If this TW deal goes through expect a few thousand more jobs lost.

    Advice to Management

    N/A


  4. "Cut throat environment"

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    Current Employee - Manager Network Ops in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Manager Network Ops in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits are worthwhile, salary is somewhat competitive for the region. Unfortunate that layoffs are ongoing to meet merger requirements right now.

    Cons

    Upper management has it agenda. Lower level managers don't know what this is and are left in the dark

    Advice to Management

    Listen to lower level management.


  5. "PR dept"

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    Former Employee - Freelance PR in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Freelance PR in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent salary for most employees

    Cons

    Too many levels of mgmt

    Advice to Management

    Too many people to work thru to get something done


  6. "Decent Pay"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Pay and sales comission

    Cons

    Have to work weekends and holidays


  7. Helpful (1)

    "at&t"

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    Current Employee - Vmware Engineer in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Vmware Engineer in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    at&t Middletown NJ - Good place to work at - is a place where you can find some very smart people and others that are just playing a waiting game (Ret).

    Cons

    Management out of touch with what is going on lower in the ranks.

    Advice to Management

    none

  8. "Wireless Technician"

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    Current Employee - Technician in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Technician in Newark, NJ

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

    Pros

    It's an establishment that provides job security.

    Cons

    Advancement is few and far in between.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "AT&T over view"

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    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Newark, NJ
    Current Employee - Retail Sales Consultant in Newark, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    At&t has a great benefits program whether it be there 401k, stock investments, ATT has a pretty good vacation policy and more added time each year your there. AT&T has paid holidays and pto for any holiday worked.

    Cons

    AT&T is very time consuming when it comes meeting quota. There are a lot of goals you need to hit and some of them there is no commission on. AT&T caps your pay at 16.70 but your commission is in capped but mangable to teir up.

    Advice to Management

    stand up to area managers who set unrealistic expectations.


  10. "Solutions Consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Newark, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great pay, and good perks; discount on cell plans, security systems, television service and internet.

    Cons

    Long hours, no balance between work and family. Unrealistic quotas on everything, even non sales related things. Too much micro management.

    Advice to Management

    Stop the micro management and allow the sales teams to make most decisions without waiting for Presidential approval.


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