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Cable & Wireless Worldwide CEO Vittorio Colao
Vittorio Colao
2 Ratings

Pros
  • work life balance, culture, people, benefits, team coordination (in 4 reviews)

  • Good Package, work culture is good and should be like his (in 6 reviews)

Cons
  • Senior management are not that expertise to manage colleagues and lack of speed to compete with emerging technologies in the market (in 11 reviews)

  • No clear understanding of who does what (in 3 reviews)

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  1. Great Company

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

    Pros

    Wish they were still in the US

    Cons

    They left the US several years ago


  2. My experience at Cable & wireless has been rewarding, the knowledge and experience gained is priceless.

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Caribbean Key, FL
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Caribbean Key, FL

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    Exposure to new and emerging technologies. Vendor specific training

    Cons

    Too much is expected from individuals, it's a do more with less culture. Therefore quality of work output is not up to standard.

    Advice to Management

    Provide more training. Proper definition of roles needed as current roles are too cross functional not allowing staff to perform at their maximum potential.


  3. Helpful (1)

    A great place to work but opportunity for advancement limited in the USA due to small size of staff.

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Delivery in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Head of Delivery in New York, NY

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Flexible work hours. - Work at home 2x days per week. - Collaborative working environment - Very "global" way of working - Competitive pay - Small size encourages entrepeneurial spirit

    Cons

    - USA is very small in size, so limited advancement opportunities - UK based organization makes it hard to feel "connected" to home office - Limited global product set - makes selling in to US accounts difficult

    Advice to Management

    For a truely global presence, product management needs to focus on creating products and services that exist across all geographies.


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  5. Good place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Network Consultant in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Consultant in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Good overall - learning opportunities growth etc

    Cons

    IT lots of applications to deal with


  6. Great salary

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Pune (India)

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

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

    Pros

    Salary best in industry and UK management is very good .

    Cons

    Team outing is lessential but in cww it's very lesa

    Advice to Management

    Charity needs to start in office


  7. Good and friendly Atmosohere

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

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You got to be luckly to be a part

    Cons

    Work is Challenging and you will be rewarded for your Hard work

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  8. Account Manager that enjoyed working for a good company like C&W

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good People, good office locations relevant to main transport links

    Cons

    Senior management were distant and didn't really care too much for the people doing the work.

    Advice to Management

    Be involved [at a high level] with staff doing the grunt work


  9. Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide

    Pros

    Provide good learning experience and growth.

    Cons

    I was commuting everyday for 50+ miles which was getting hard for me


  10. Helpful (1)

    Good Company for Networking

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Package, work culture is good and should be like his.

    Cons

    Still trying to find out


  11. Employee friendly work environment!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Good pay structure and a pleasant work culture.

    Cons

    Promotions are not easy, and there is no set hierarchy for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to have a strong HR, as the some of the managers are very biased.



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