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Updated June 29, 2015
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BT CEO Gavin Patterson
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Pros
  • work life balance is good but again it depends on your project (in 52 reviews)

  • Very flexible in terms of being able to work from home/remotely if needed (in 28 reviews)

Cons
  • work life balance needs to be reviewed (in 18 reviews)

  • Performance management structure mean everyone is out for themselves creating a poor team environment (in 30 reviews)

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  1. COunsel

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT

    Pros

    Life style and quality of life

    Cons

    Admin has issues with speed and efficiency


  2. Solid career

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at BT

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Caring company.Looks after for the long term

    Cons

    short term performance focus. not enough time to learn

    Advice to Management

    balance tactical with strategic objectives


  3. Flexible for some telecommuters; lousy benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Some folks can telecommute
    access to global teams and opportunities to try different things
    pay is on par with most consulting companies

    Cons

    horrible benefits ("disaster insurance" only, with high deductibles and the need to sock away money in an HSA. a miserable start to each year)
    awful secrecy with upper managers, and frequent reorgs which don't really solve anything

    Advice to Management

    If you think reorganization (2 times a year or more!) is the solution, you don't understand the problem


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  5. Helpful (1)

    Good and bad

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Neutral Outlook
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good vacation time, medical benefits and flexibility

    Cons

    Complex alignment of business units. Slow decision making and entirely too much process and bureaucracy. A good place to work if you have a great deal of patience or just want to make it through to pension collection.


  6. Rounding Error pay increases

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Washington, DC

    I have been working at BT full-time (More than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good diversity of assignments, when they are successful in selling something.

    Cons

    Lack of recognition or is it negative recognition? Consultants have not seen any increases for over 5 years plus and for the fortunate ones this year, if someone didn't tell us, the increase would be lost in rounding.

    Advice to Management

    People are your most valuable asset. Recognize this and the business will benefit.


  7. Senior Consultant - Advise

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    There is a lot of training available if you build the right relationships.

    Cons

    The company is very large and broken up. It is tough accomplish anything with HR. Raises only happen if you have an offer in hand and you on a high billing engagement. Bonuses are hardly worth it every quarter Advise loses money and greater BT boasts huge profits... BT is all who you know not what you know. Advancement only comes from having a relationship with people above you.

    Advice to Management

    Restructure the sales force so that you are selling things that your technical force can deliver not what you think is most profitable. Do not just focus on the 10 million+ deals and focus on any decent billing opportunity and win with quantity...


  8. Helpful (6)

    losing faith

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT

    Pros

    Compensation, work from home policy

    Cons

    downsizing and cost cutting, benefits getting worse,


  9. Great Company, Great Benefits

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT

    Pros

    Really Liked to work here

    Cons

    Cant think of any cons

    Advice to Management

    Great Company, Great Benefits


  10. very good firm to grow and nurture your technical skills along with management skills

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    very good firm to grow and nurture your technical skills along with management skills

    Cons

    no cons ...also you will get opurtunity to go abroad
    very good hr....very unbiased growth.

    Advice to Management

    no advice..management is really the best


  11. Internship at BT

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people, Great work life balance, great location for London, Good perks and pay

    Cons

    Org Culture is very hierarchical and process too slow and archaic. Career growth slow

    Advice to Management

    Try forming a more flat and fast moving work culture.



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