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Updated August 18, 2017
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  • little work life balance opportunity (in 954 reviews)

  • No Work Life Balance you'll trade time for (in 273 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (11)

    "Associate Director Technology Development"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Associate Director Technology Development in Bothell, WA
    Current Employee - Associate Director Technology Development in Bothell, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Opportunity to work on cutting edge technologies.

    Support for women in technical leadership roles.

    Pride in diversity & inclusion with 12 Employee Resource Groups with 40k+ members.

    Great benefits including 4+ weeks vacation, 6% salary match of 401k, paid maternity/paternity leave, financial support for adoption.

    Flexibility to work from home or office in newly renovated collaboration zones.

    Lots of opportunity to move around the company & work on new products.

    Cons

    Process heavy with lots of administrative overhead.

    Advice to Management

    Love the technology talks from ATO collaboration zones.

    AT&T Response

    Jul 24, 2017 – Talent Acquisition Manager

    We are pleased to hear that you feel we are reaching above and beyond when it comes to diversity and inclusion, as this is very important to us as a company. Thank you for positive your input and... More


  2. Helpful (154)

    "My time at AT&T"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - A5 Manager PM/PIM (Acting B-band) in Bridgewater, NJ
    Former Employee - A5 Manager PM/PIM (Acting B-band) in Bridgewater, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    This was one of the most satisfying jobs I have ever had. It provided challenges and rewards unlike any other. There was a balance between work, community and family that allowed for location, remote and virtual workspace give a sense of accomplishment and truly made me feel as if I was making a difference. The culture and values of the company made me more socially aware and active. To this day I still involve myself is community affairs and helping people in need.

    Cons

    There were no real "cons" to the job. I was part of a FMP, otherwise given the choice I would still be working for the company to this day.

    Advice to Management

    Consider previous employees separated by factors or reasons beyond there control for future positions that become available in the new AT&T. Some of us would love to go back to work for the company.

    AT&T Response

    Jul 24, 2017 – Talent Acquisition Manager

    Thank you for your feedback and acknowledging the things we do well. We truly care for our employees and try to provide a good work-life balance through the benefits and vacation time we offer. We... More

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Senior Manager"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Security of a big corporation with a pension

    Cons

    It's like working for the government - a lot of rules, regulation and process.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Sr Manger"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    Great company many things to work for

    Cons

    a lot of transofmration and change..so not a place for everyone


  5. "Good company with promising future"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Training, Paid tuition, Vacation time, Work life balance, growth, discounts

    Cons

    surplus fears, complication and unnecessary processes, company is not as technological advanced as could be


  6. "It is A good job"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    great benifits, good pay, nice people

    Cons

    worker conflict, hours, and management


  7. "Great place to work and learn"

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    Former Employee - Tech Lead in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Tech Lead in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great experience working at att. Amazing coworkers and very meaningful work. Enjoyed it very much.

    Cons

    At the moment, just cut down on some of the processes. Indeed there should be processes, but some seem to be redundant.

    Advice to Management

    Innovate faster.

  8. "Customer Assitant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at AT&T full-time

    Pros

    People, training, benefits, education opportunities

    Cons

    None that I personally experienced


  9. "Great experience and opportunity for growth as an individual worker."

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    Former Employee - U-Verse Premises Technician in Westmont, IL
    Former Employee - U-Verse Premises Technician in Westmont, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Decent benefits and regular raises. Nature of work means you're not in the same place all day every day. Because you're on your own most of the time, you learn to problem solve, troubleshoot and come up with potential solutions on your own before immediately having someone else do so for you (but resources do exist).

    Cons

    You work in all weather, and in homes of folks that aren't always clean or desirable to be in. Moving out of the SDNA field and into a different area of the company seems somewhat rare.


  10. "Good for entry level techs"

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    Former Employee - Satellite Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Former Employee - Satellite Technician in Norfolk, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Meeting new people not being tied to a desk... Great team members

    Cons

    Hours can be long, weather unpredictable, weekends required but u get youst to it

    Advice to Management

    Training is everything to a Install tech, training and more training it never hurts


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