Broadband expansion driving job growth at leading communications company
MADISON, Wis., Nov. 14, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- TDS Telecom (TDS®) is investing millions to provide new products and expand communications offerings in communities across the United States. New investments mean employment growth; in fact, more than 100 positons are currently available at TDS Telecom.
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Right now, the job market is hot. Unemployment rates are at all-time lows. Companies are looking to attract the very best people to fill open positions by offering quality healthcare benefits, educational assistance, and paid time off to volunteer.
In a recent letter to employee hopefuls President and CEO Jim Butman challenged job-seekers to take a look at TDS. "Are you in a job that causes you dread on Sunday night? Then perhaps it's time to find something new. You owe it to yourself to find a rewarding, challenging career in these great economic times."
A quick look at the open positions at TDS tells you the company is growing rapidly, especially in booming cities like: Madison, Wisconsin; St. George, Utah; and Bend, Oregon, as well as places like Monroe, Wisconsin, and Alamogordo, New Mexico.
Now known as a broadband-centric technology company, TDS has re-invented itself and continues to gain traction in a competitive marketplace. According to Butman, once viewed as a traditional phone company, TDS is undergoing a fascinating fiber-centric transformation.
"We are investing millions of dollars to expand high-speed fiber optic data networks and grow our next-generation TV service, as well as other video products," added Butman. "This growth is just one of the many reasons I'm excited about our future—and one of the many reasons I hope you'll join us."
Recently the company announced new areas of expansion and fiber- to-the-home technology installations designed to deliver next-generation internet services. These expansions, coupled with fiber deployments in the areas the company currently serves, are creating demand for new employees. Powered by new industry-leading technologies, TDS employs people who can take complex business operations and create innovative solutions to overcome diverse challenges. From software and application developers to geographical mapping experts, "We have some surprising career paths available," Butman stated. "We also have some of the smartest people in the communications industry working here. Our people truly set us apart. We deliver the best. Therefore, we must employ the best!"
You'll be in good company
When employees join TDS, they become part of TDS Inc., a Fortune 1000®, publicly held, family-run company that's been in business nearly 50 years. In 2018, TDS Inc., along with subsidiary companies TDS Telecom, U.S. Cellular, and Suttle-Straus, was recognized by Forbes as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women.
At TDS, employees:
- Get 16 hours of paid time off annually to volunteer,
- Have access to a generous financial assistance package for continuing education,
- Stay with the company nearly 11½ years, on average, and
- Have telecommuting options and flexible work schedules for many positions.
"Whether you are an engineer, software developer, project manager, IT professional, sales rock star, marketing expert, or want to become a customer service agent or service technician, TDS strives to provide fertile ground for personal growth and career development," Butman concludes.
Visit tdstelecom.com/careers to learn about current career opportunities.
TDS Telecommunications LLC (TDS Telecom/TDS®) delivers high-speed internet, TV entertainment, and phone services to nearly 900 rural, suburban, and metropolitan communities across the U.S. With more than 1.2 million connections, TDS is one of the fastest growing technology companies in the United States. Powered by fiber-optics and new industry-leading technologies, TDS delivers up to 1Gigabit internet speeds and offers internet-protocol based TV entertainment solutions along with traditional phone services. TDS also offers businesses VoIP advanced communications solutions, dedicated internet services, data networking, and hosted-managed services. Visit tdstelecom.com or tdsbusiness.com.
TDS Telecom, headquartered in Madison, Wis., employs nearly 2,700 people and is a subsidiary of Telephone and Data Systems, Inc. [NYSE: TDS], a Fortune 1000® company. Founded in 1969, TDS Inc. employs 9,600 people and has approximately six million connections nationwide through its businesses U.S. Cellular, TDS Telecom, OneNeck IT Solutions LLC, and TDS Broadband Service. In 2018, TDS Inc. was named to several Forbes lists, including America's Best Employers for Diversity, Best Large Employers, and Best Employers for Women. Visit tdsinc.com.