BT
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www.btplc.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BT Reviews

Updated Jul 4, 2014
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64% Approve of the CEO

BT Chief Executive Ian Livingston

Ian Livingston

(127 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    It is what you make of it...

    Principal Consultant (Current Employee)
    Irving, TX

    ProsBT is company where you make what you want out of your work. As a Consultant in the Advise organization I have seen two classes of individuals in the field. Those who expect everything to be handed to them and those who find the opportunities within and without. Those who expect everything to be handed to them usually are unhappy when they aren't given work or the next steps... (but note are happily still cashing their six figure paychecks for "sitting on the bench") then their are those who work hard and find ways to be involved in areas of business and product development, these people treat every assignment like it is in front of the customer and are always looking for ways to contribute more and help out. I put myself in this category. Have had tremendous opportunities come my way to work with some of the top talent on the top companies in the world.

    ConsThe fragmented nature of the organization is challenging and creates a drag on some of our more innovative projects. Internal chargeback is a mess.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIn all honesty, cut the fat, get rid of those long term bench sitters, better reward those who are actually putting the time and effort to "build the cathederal".

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Delivery Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsAmazing processes, individuals and all around the moral is great

    Consnot many challenges coming from Level 3 Communications processes.

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    if you like no bonus

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Proshaven't had bonuses or raises in 5 yrs

    Consthere are no bonus nor raises

    Advice to Senior Managementshare with all the workers just not friends and family

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    Finance Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    Proswork life balance is very good

    Conswork gets very monotonous at times

    Advice to Senior Managementhave an open door policy

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great learning opportunities

    Network Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat place to start your career in enterprise networking. Very knowledgeable staff and willing to teach newbies. Great management team that always looks out for their employees, as long as they are willing to put in the work.

    ConsNo real upward mobility. Easy to start stagnating if you're not motivated or ambitious.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Global world class service provider

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat for global perspective, great for technology
    Extensive portfolio and client base

    ConsStill has strong UK centric leadership
    USA operation relatively small

    Advice to Senior ManagementPut more focus on the USA business opportunity

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    British Telecom

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsLarge company--interesting to work at a monopoly.

    ConsAs a monopoly, customer service was not a priority.

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmphasis on customer service

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    BT Global Services

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsIf you like to try different jobs, there are many opportunities to work in different roles as long as you are ok with always moving laterally.

    ConsVery little career progression, especially if you are not based in the UK. Irrational revenue targets have resulted in poor bonuses the past few years.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLook around and see how low the morale is. The cost cutting, unreasonable targets, and reduction in benefits (at least in the US) is driving the good people to seek opportunity elsewhere.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Senior Security Consultant (Current Employee)
    Seattle, WA

    ProsCollaboration is very highly valued.

    ConsInternal systems complex. A lot of problems in the distribution new laptops and smart cards. Some people have had a new computer for 5 months and it is still in the box because the smart card did not work and UK ordering systems cannot locate some locations in the USA.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    NOC (Current Employee)
    Nutley, NJ

    ProsGood work life balance here.

    Consconstantly downsizing and fear of losing job

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease help us success in job

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