Telefónica

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Telefónica Reviews

Updated Jun 19, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.4 172 reviews

69% Approve of the CEO

Telefónica President Cesar Alierta

Cesar Alierta

(35 ratings)

70% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Nice culture overall (just not in the team I was working in) and work life balance(in 20 reviews)

  • Promote flexible working / allow working from home, where role permits(in 13 reviews)


Cons
  • Faceless organisation where if you work in the extremities then you don't get a look-in from senior management(in 9 reviews)

  • Lack of appreciation and work life balance(in 4 reviews)

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    Good company

    Director (Current Employee) Madrid (Spain)

    ProsCity country weather culture people

    ConsExposition languages working hours too long

    Advice to Senior ManagementRewards

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    good work environment accross business

    Test Engineer (Current Employee) London, England (UK)

    ProsGood colleagues, magnifient knowledge, vibrant ideas

    Consbad communication between departments best business in the world

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

     

    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Pros* bonus scheme
    * very approachable management
    * friendly people

    Conscareer progression takes time
    late work hours

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    Excellent company structure with plenty of room for promotion

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsThe management structure and the work life balance are excellent also the opportunities on your doorstep once you start in the company

    ConsWorking at telefonica a year now and havent found a downside so far. Nothing bad to say at present

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

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    A good opportunity to show your competences and grow horizontally

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    Pros• There huge amount of benefits for employees;
    • The visibility of your work is great because everybody knows the company and you can achieve millions with your work;
    • Work have a good flow and projects are clear and well defined (at least in my team);
    • Use and adapt a lot of methodologies of work (Scrum, XP, TDD) and have well defined pipelines;
    • Telefónica sponsors a lot of events , conventions and courses, of course employees have an easier access to them;
    • A lot of collaboration of co-works, besides the numbers of the company works in small teams so there is good communication but information travel slow;
    • A lot of changes the company is always moving and re-organizing itself.

    Cons• The information travels slow because the distance (specially with spain) and some projects can be delayed for months;
    • It's too easy to be forget here, too many thing happening so if your don't improve and show yourself you will be stuck where you are;
    • Bosses and directors changes a lot so is easy to loose focus for a while;
    • Sometimes your project can just disappear and you loose all your work.

    Advice to Senior Management• Get more involved with day-by-day operations to understand which can lead to better task organization and prioritization;
    • Tech leaders should be more 360º professionals.

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

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    Extremely good company to work for with great career progression opportunities once in

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsForward thinking, professional, fun challenging

    ConsYou need to be a team player

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    Good company to work for

    Project Engineer (Former Employee) Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)

    ProsExcellent package and benefits, friendly and helpful co-workers, good salary

    ConsManagement is not consistent. Promotions are not 100% objective, it depends on who the management likes best

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Successful telco went public 2012 and excellent employer

    Management (Current Employee) Munich (Germany)

    Prosdynamic and agile, succesful and biggest IPO in Germany in 2012, drives growth and transformation to become best digital company and employer of choice, since years continuously in the German Top 5 in Great Place to Work

    Conscompetitive market in Germany and financial situation of global Telefonica Corporation

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

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    Nice to work there

    Customer Servis (Former Employee) Brno (Czech Republic)

    Prosnice people,many benefits,,good job with good salary...

    Conshaving contract via personal agency,not directly with the company

    Advice to Senior Managementeverithing cool

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

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    Excellent place to work. Great energy and extremelly focused company

    Cobilling Manager (Former Employee) São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    ProsVery strong company with excellent people

    ConsTo big company. The decision process takes too much time and also there is too much politics

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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