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No. 49
AT&T
Dallas, Texas [South Central]
AT&T
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 2012 6%
IT employee promotions in 2012 5%
Training
Training days offered per IT employee in 2012 15
Training budget per IT employee in 2012 $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%