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"NEUTRAL"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Technician in San Francisco, CA
Current Employee - Technician in San Francisco, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Paycheck came every 2 weeks for 30 years. Dividends were generous.

Cons

Middle management are robots-non thinking. People don't seem to care anymore and it's quite obvious.

Advice to Management

Leave us alone and let us do our jobs. It never happened in 30 years-still waiting. The best thing you have going for you is the fact that employees are going to answer to their customers and not you.

Other Employee Reviews for AT&T

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Great company if you're going to retire there, but look elsewhere for professional growth"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richardson, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company follows best practices in technology and there are review boards that provide guidance and ensure those practices are followed. The scale at which things are done at AT&T is very large and there are very few companies where that sort of exposure is available.

    Cons

    Promotions are rare and the process is very cumbersome. Also, raises are small on average (1%-3%). However, the two biggest problems are the politics which can makes for a caustic work environment and the focus of senior management on metrics (numbers, percentages, etc.) which causes a lot of decisions to be very short term and narrow. Both the above also create silos where people become experts in very specific things and don't get exposure to anything outside.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the employees instead of metrics, since you have an amazing pool of talent. Also, try to eliminate the politics and infighting within Business Units, not only does it make for an tense work environment but also creates silos, where collaboration and learning is stunted.


  2. "Ma Bell is the company you will always respect and trust!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Sales in Bedminster, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Technical Sales in Bedminster, NJ
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company you grow up and love.

    Cons

    Don't have any negative to say.

    Advice to Management

    Treats all employee with dedication and respect.

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