MIAMI, July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its focus on delivering an effortless customer experience, AT&T* today announced that as of July 12, it is looking to fill nearly 235 retail openings in South Florida before the end of October. More than half of the openings are newly created jobs.
The new jobs are for Retail Sales Consultants and Retail Sales Managers from Key West to Vero Beach. More than 40 of the new positions will staff two new AT&T Miami stores slated to open in October. The positions will be posted as they become available at http://connect.att.jobs/.
"Providing a superior retail customer experience is our top priority," said Carlos Blanco-Sposito, VP/GM for AT&T's South Florida market. "Investing in our local retail sales force will not only benefit customers but also the local economy."
In April, AT&T announced plans to fill more than 650 openings statewide, including nearly 350 new positions, primarily in its Network and Call Center organizations. More than 220 of those new jobs spanned from Monroe County to Indian River County.
"Governor Scott and Florida's legislative leaders have created a climate for investment," said AT&T Florida President Marshall Criser, lll. "The investment we're making in our wireless and wired networks is essential to spurring Florida's economy and creating jobs. In our wireless world, mobile and broadband networks create economic opportunities for health care, manufacturing, education, transportation and public safety, and virtually every other economic section."
AT&T is one of the largest employers in America and the nation's largest private employer of full-time union employees. The company has set the standard for building jobs and investment based on a consumer-focused environment. With highly competitive wages and benefits, AT&T jobs are among the best in the U.S.
AT&T also actively recruits military veterans. The company has established a Military Talent Attraction team, which focuses on promoting AT&T's career opportunities to veterans and educating managers across AT&T on the benefits of hiring military veterans. The program has been recognized by Electronic Recruiting Exchange as the Best Military Talent Program, and AT&T is included in the G.I. Jobs 2013 Top Military Friendly Employers, our eighth year on that list.
Over the past five years, AT&T invested nearly $98 billion into operations across the U.S., more than any other public company. In a July 2012 report, the Progressive Policy Institute ranked AT&T No. 1 on its list of U.S. "Investment Heroes."
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