Name: Bart Albert
Week 4: Career and Company Research
Template and Grading Rubric
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There are TWO parts to the Career and Company Research assignment.
Part 1: Complete the table below and link your one-, two-, and five-year goals (recall that you identified these in ...view middle of the document...
* We also have the largest international coverage of any U.S. wireless carrier, offering the most phones that work in the most countries. AT&T operates the nation's largest Wi-Fi network** including more than 32,000 AT&T Wi-Fi Hot Spots at popular restaurants, hotels, bookstores and retailers, and provides access to more than 461,000 hotspots globally through roaming agreements. | Business, Auto, Rental, life and home insuranceBank |
Number of employees | 70,000 | 266,590 | 75,000 |
Annual sales/profits/growth for the past year | Total sales grew 0.3% to $13.90 billion from $13.86 billion.Net earnings increased 3.9% to $343 million from $330 million. | Revenue $127 billion | It had an underwriting loss of $4.5 billion, which is $1.3 billion higher than the previous year. |
Potential for growth of the firm and the industry as a whole | | | |
Major competitors | WalmartK martTarget | VerizonT mobileSprint | Country InsuranceAny BankGeico |
Mission and/or vision statement | We approach our business operations with responsibility and integrity, understanding the trust parents place in us to do the right thing and act as a reliable partner as they navigate the various stages of parenthood. In delivering on our mission to be the World’s Greatest Kids’ Brand, we not only offer parents and families a broad selection of products to create magical playtime memories along with everyday essentials, but we provide the resources necessary to keep their kids safe. | Today, our mission is to connect people with their world, everywhere they live and work, and do it better than anyone else. We're fulfilling this vision by creating new solutions for consumers and businesses and by driving innovation in the communications and entertainment industry.Deliver the future firstBuild strong customer relationshipsUnleash our human capabilitiesOperate with integrity and trust | State Farm's® mission is to help people manage the risks of everyday life, recover from the unexpected, and realize their dreams. Re3markable™ describes our culture of serving others. It's about how we interact with our customers and how we interact with each other in support of our customers |
Reputation | | | 2.7 / 5 Customer Service 2.9/5Value 3/5Convenience 2.8/5660 out of 1,334 (49%) customers recommend State Farm. |
Part 2: What is your personal marketing strategy; i.e., what do you plan to do to ensure you achieve your goals? (Some questions you might reflect on in your response include: How will I penetrate the hidden job market? How will expand my professional network? Are there skills I need to be working on to be more competitive as a candidate? How will I track my job search? What resources can I use to help me in my job search and how I often should I be contacting them? How will I ensure my resumé and other job-search tools stay current? Where will I look for job leads? How will...