Questions and Answers about Granite Telecommunications

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Learn the company culture - Read up on Dale Carnegie (you will Thank me later) And know what they do-
In a nutshell

1) know that they are a competitive local exchange carrier CLEC.
2) A CLEC buys POTs Lines (Plain Old Telephone Systems) from incumbents (ex VERIZON,QUEST CHARTER etc) at a wholesale discount, then retails (or resells those lines to the customer through a process called conversion). Granite will then be obligated to not only maintain the lines, but service them and extend in clients suite.
3) Know what a Demarc is- as well as an IDF
4) Know that their main selling “go to” is to offer a client who has 100’s of locations throughout the nation 1 point of contact and 1 Bill consolidating the costs of all the locations for that client. For example victoria secrets needs cable installed .. Instead of hiring local telecom companies for each site receiving 100’s of invoices for every location you they only seen(1) itemized bill for all 100-1000 locations.

Hope the above makes sense - Read Up- If you memorize the above you are guaranteed to be hired 100%

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Understand that this is likely an entry-level job for gaining experience.
Don't get be bitten by the over-expectation bug; any advancement and any promotions are likely nominal in nature and will result in a raise that feels like COLA.

Answered - Finance (Former Employee) - Quincy, MA

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If you are able to work in an extremely unfair environment in exchange for a lot of money this will be a great job for you.

Answered - National/Industry Account Manager (Current Employee) - Atlanta, GA

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Maximum productivity as much as you can, do more then the average employee and stick out.

Answered - Regional Account Manager (Former Employee) - Quincy, MA

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Need to be on time with tight deadlines

Answered - Financial Planning Analyst (Current Employee) - Quincy, MA

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While waiting in the lobby for your recruiter, go home.

Answered - Premier Account Analyst (Current Employee) - Quincy, MA

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