PHILADELPHIA, March 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* is seeking applicants to fill more than 100 key job openings in Pennsylvania, including many in the Philadelphia and Pittsburgh areas. The positions are primarily focused on customer service and retail and are a result of AT&T's continued investment in Pennsylvania.
"AT&T continues to expand our customer base in Pennsylvania and invest in our network to ensure we are providing the high level of service customers have come to expect of the nation's largest most reliable 4G LTE network," said J. Michael Schweder, president, AT&T Mid Atlantic. "As part of our commitment to this level of customer service and to support our growth in Pennsylvania, we are pleased to have the opportunity to welcome more people to the AT&T family."
AT&T jobs are among the best in the world and full- and part-time positions include competitive wages and benefits. AT&T has more than 2,750 employees throughout Pennsylvania and consistently hires new talent.
As a part of its hiring drive in Pennsylvania and across the country, AT&T is looking to hire 10,000 military veterans and their families in the next five years. 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.
About 55 percent of the veterans hired by AT&T in 2013 made their transition to the private sector as technicians. Other veterans and their family members are finding positions across AT&T as IT professionals, retail and call center representatives, project managers, financial analysts, supply chain managers and more. And a select corps of junior officers and college-educated noncommissioned officers are being recruited into AT&T leadership development programs.
The self-discipline, teamwork and skills gained as a member of the armed forces allows for a successful transition to a career with AT&T, where many of those same values are part of our everyday culture. 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.
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Reliability claim based on data transfer completion rates on nationwide 4G LTE networks. 4G LTE availability varies.
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