Best Places to Work in IT 2013 Employer Profile

No. 49

AT&T

Dallas, Texas [South Central]
http://www.att.com
http://www.att.com/careers

Why you want to work there

Top 10 ranking: No. 6 for diversity
Employee development is a watchword at this Dallas-based telecommunications provider. Personalized training plans are available via the myTraining portal, which shows employees at a glance where they stand in a role-based training program and what requirements they must fulfill to reach the next proficiency level. The portal also offers information about targeted mentoring and opportunities to pursue tangential career paths and training. In 2012, AT&T IT staffers completed more than 545,000 hours of training and self-development activities, with many earning certifications in emerging areas such as agile software development.

Rank by company size:
Large, No. 23

Employee Statistics

Total U.S.-based employees:
234,000
Total U.S.-based IT employees:
12,904
IT employee turnover in 2013:
6%
IT promotions in 2013:
5%

Training

Training days offered per IT employee in 2013:
15
Training budget per IT employee in 2013:
$310

Women in IT

Total percentage of women within IT:
38%
Percentage of IT managers who are women:
33%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are women:
39%

Minorities in IT

Total percentage of minorities within IT:
36%
Percentage of IT managers who are minorities:
25%
Percentage of IT staffers (non-managers) who are minorities:
37%