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AT&T Creates 150 Jobs with Competitive Wages in Cape Girardeau

AT&T is a strong company that offers competitive compensation. Our local call center serves several states, and while AT&T could have put these jobs anywhere, they chose Cape Girardeau. This not only speaks measures for the quality of our community, but AT&T as well.

Economic modeling shows that these call center jobs will add nearly 25 additional jobs throughout the community resulting in around six and a half million dollars in new earnings – that’s new money being injected directly into our local economy.

Thank you, AT&T, for investing in our community.

See below for the full AT&T news release.

 

 

AT&T is Hiring for More Than 300 Jobs in Missouri
 Positions Available in Call Centers, Retail Stores Across State

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., August 23, 2017 — AT&T* is hiring for more than 300 job openings in Missouri. The jobs are in the company’s call centers located in Cape Girardeau and Springfield, as well as retail stores across the state. Our call center and retail sales representatives work with customers to provide the entertainment and communications products that best meets their needs.

"We are seeing increased demand from consumers and businesses for applications and services supported by high-speed networks," said Rep. Kathy Swan.  “AT&T’s investment in Missouri is helping stimulate job opportunities for our residents and economic growth for our state.”

There are 150 call center openings in Cape Girardeau, and 100 in Springfield. The hires are part of a commitment AT&T made earlier this year as part of a labor agreement with the Communications Workers of America to hire 3,000 people in the Southwest Region. Potential job applicants are invited to attend an Open House Hiring Event at the Springfield Call Center on Saturday, August 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

More than 50 job openings in retail sales are spread out across the state, with 35 openings in the St. Louis area, and more than 10 in Kansas City, and additional openings in Sikeston, Cape Girardeau, and Rolla. An Open House Hiring Event will be held on Thursday, August 24 in St. Louis from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Holiday Inn—South County (6921 S. Lindbergh Blvd).

“More and more people in Missouri are turning to AT&T, and we want them to have the best experience,” said John Sondag, president of AT&T Missouri.  “We’re investing in our networks and people as part of that commitment. We’re glad to welcome more Missourians to the AT&T family.”

These jobs are also a result of our continued investment in Missouri. AT&T invested nearly $1.8 billion in our Missouri wired and wireless networks during 2014-2016. We hired more than 230 Missourians for positions including call center, retail, IT, technicians, engineering, warehouse and corporate support since January 2017.

AT&T people are leading the way for everything the company does. That’s why we’re committed to giving team members the benefits, tools and resources they need to reach their fullest potential – both professionally and personally.

More than 20,000 AT&T employees and retirees live in Missouri and the company is constantly hiring new talent. AT&T is committed to diversity and veteran recruiting. 

Visit http://connect.att.jobs/Missouri for more information on these call center and retail openings now available around the state.

*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.

About AT&T

AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) helps millions around the globe connect with leading entertainment, mobile, high speed internet and voice services. We’re one of the world’s largest providers of pay TV. We have TV customers in the U.S. and 11 Latin American countries. We offer the best global coverage of any U.S. wireless provider.* And we help businesses worldwide serve their customers better with our mobility and highly secure cloud solutions.

Additional information about AT&T products and services is available at http://about.att.com. Follow our news on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/att and YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/att.

© 2017 AT&T Intellectual Property. All rights reserved. AT&T, the Globe logo and other marks are trademarks and service marks of AT&T Intellectual Property and/or AT&T affiliated companies. All other marks contained herein are the property of their respective owners.

*Global coverage claim based on offering discounted voice and data roaming; LTE roaming; voice roaming; and world-capable smartphone and tablets in more countries than any other U.S. based carrier. International service required. Coverage not available in all areas. Coverage may vary per country and be limited/restricted in some countries.

Cautionary Language Concerning Forward-Looking Statements
Information set forth in this press release contains financial estimates and other forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results might differ materially. A discussion of factors that may affect future results is contained in AT&T's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. AT&T disclaims any obligation to update and revise statements contained in this news release based on new information or otherwise.

For more information, contact:

Katie Nagus
AT&T Corporate Communications
314-239-1844
katie.nagus@att.com

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