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American Tower Reviews

Updated November 15, 2017
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American Tower Chairman, President, and CEO Jim Taiclet Jr.
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Pros
  • They believe in work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • s a great company to work for with great people and great benefits (in 23 reviews)

Cons
  • Unrealistic expectations and poor work/life balance (in 10 reviews)

  • Departments are independent so it takes a while for upper management to notice bad situations (in 13 reviews)

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  1. "Great work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Tower full-time

    Pros

    company culture has improved greatly since I started here 3 years ago. The business is stable and there are great benefits and perks

    Cons

    Growth can be difficult and slow to make changes


  2. "Good place overall"

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

    I worked at American Tower full-time

    Pros

    Great co-workers and supervisors. Benefits best industry.

    Cons

    No real complaints. Can be tough for upward movement.

  3. "Ok"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Tower full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The best part of my current position are the team members!

    Cons

    Everything is a secret and things are forever changing with no clear direction.


  4. "Good Company"

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    Former Employee - Territory Manager
    Former Employee - Territory Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Tower full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Platinum benefits, 401k match, they negotiate with the carriers amazingly well.

    Cons

    Legal runs the company, stuffy east coast Boston personality

    Advice to Management

    Steve Marshall is a man of the people!


  5. "Telecommunications"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Great teamwork and coworkers, flexibility

    Cons

    micromanagement, snow days don't allow WFH


  6. "The company as a whole is a great company to work for, the noc no so much"

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    Former Employee - NOC Lead Tech in Cary, NC
    Former Employee - NOC Lead Tech in Cary, NC
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at American Tower full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Benefits package is great, most departments promote within
    There is a lot of opportunities to grow on the company.
    A lot of involvement with the local community

    Cons

    Departments are independent so it takes a while for upper management to notice bad situations.
    Hr does not investigate complains properly.

    Advice to Management

    They need to conduct more often skip level meetings to get the feedback from all the levels


  7. "NOC Systems Admin"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at American Tower full-time

    Pros

    can work remotely most of the time

    Cons

    sometimes supervisors forget how valuable a person can be

    Advice to Management

    be more passionate towards good workers

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Atc work"

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    Former Employee - Top Hand in Knoxville, TN
    Former Employee - Top Hand in Knoxville, TN

    I worked at American Tower full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay, great people to work with

    Cons

    Management isnt the best in upper level


  9. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Tower full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    High Growth company, Exciting Industry, Fantastic performing stock, Compensation includes equity

    Cons

    Not a lot of formal mentoring and career development

    Advice to Management

    Develop mentoring program and a rotational program for people to experience different parts of the company.


  10. "land acquisitons"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at American Tower full-time

    Pros

    Great money and great team of people

    Cons

    management was less than stellar


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