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Deutsche Telekom Reviews

Updated January 19, 2015
Updated January 19, 2015
71 Reviews
3.8
71 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Differences respected and good company values especially relating to work life balance (in 6 reviews)

  • Good working environment in a wonderful city (in 3 reviews)


Cons
  • Quality of middle management unfortunately below average; there is no real leadership (with a few positive exceptions) (in 3 reviews)

  • Over the years, Deutsche Telekom has become very germany-focused - offering very few opportunities with international exposure (in 5 reviews)

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  1.  

    I worked at Deutsche Telekom

    Pros

    The overal experience was very pleasant, everyone on the team I worked with was friendly and supportive. The company paid well including for the training.

    Cons

    I did not work there long enough, and only as a part-timer, so I did not notice any major problems.

  2.  

    good work environment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Multiple in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Multiple in New York, NY

    I worked at Deutsche Telekom full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    many technology jobs, opportunities for growth

    Cons

    Missing or lack thereof communication from management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    good, regular communication can go a long way

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  3.  

    Great.. go where you want to go if you work for it

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Analyst III in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Analyst III in Bellevue, WA

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom

    Pros

    the service plan benefits are fantastic coupled with the 5 weeks PTO a year for full time employees and all benefits for PT with 2 weeks PTO makes it a great place to work

    Cons

    it's being purchased by a competitor

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    don't sell us

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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    Depending

    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom

    Pros

    It a pleasent works environment but still a lot to improve.

    Cons

    For the moment none to mention.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  6.  

    Good to gain knowledge and start a career

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Deutsche Telekom

    Pros

    Good work atmosphere, diversity and individual efforts recognised. Differences respected and values especially relating to work life balance

    Cons

    Too many processes which hinder efficiency rather than speed things up

  7.  

    Widen my exposure early in my career

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Finance in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Finance in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Deutsche Telekom full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive management who are keen to develop employees

    Cons

    I have no comments for now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    I have no comments for now

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Big telco company

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

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom full-time

    Pros

    Very-well organized, pro-active in technology

    Cons

    Too big with complicated processes. The employee are very specialized and do not deliver end-to-end solution, just one part ( which is in their job description)

    Recommends
  9.  

    Powerful, market driven, bureaucratic.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President in Warsaw (Poland)
    Current Employee - Vice President in Warsaw (Poland)

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Market relevance, scale of your impact. Very interesting time of change from pure telco to service company. A lot of tallented managers and experts.

    Cons

    Closed corporate culture, bureaucratic style of management, not up to date with latest technologies. Lack of internal drive to change quickly.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Foster change, commercialize innovation. NOW.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Info About the DT company

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

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    The company is multinational, so there is an oportunity to work worldwide and share experiences and ideas with other employees. It is a technology driven company that supports and works on establishing team spirit.

    Cons

    There are pros and cons but in general there are more pros than cons

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    focus more on mobility

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Great place to work.

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

    I have been working at Deutsche Telekom

    Pros

    The best reasons to work for Deutsche Telekom include the:
    benefits
    salary
    budget
    travel
    freedom
    vacation time
    support
    teamwork
    positive environment

    Cons

    There aren't really too many downsides to working at Deutsche Telekom. One challenge is having to deal with colleagues based in the European time zone.

    Recommends
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