AT&T announced this week it is hiring up to 200 employees in Chicago and the suburbs. AT&T currently employs more than 13,000 employees throughout Illinois.

“We’re pleased to announce we’re hiring for up to 200 jobs in Chicagoland to meet customers’ growing demand for new technologies,” said Paul La Schiazza, AT&T Illinois President. ”We’re excited about the future of technology and our company.”

“Technology continues to be a major driver of the economy and this announcement by AT&T shows the Chicago market continues to be very attractive for investment,” said Theresa E. Mintle, Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce President & CEO. “Employers continue to demonstrate their confidence in our economy and our workforce. This is great news for our region.”

AT&T is hiring Premises Technicians who work both inside and outside and are responsible for the installation and customer care of the new U-verse integrated digital TV, high speed Internet and voice services.

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