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Telefónica Reviews

Updated Jul 14, 2014
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3.4 171 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 19 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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    Gain experience and cv

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsOne of the world leaders integrated operator in the telecommunication sector with strong presence in Europe and Latin America. Nice place to start your career.

    Consbig diferences between the telefonica brands

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to Work!

    Human Resources Manager (Current Employee) Quito (Ecuador)

    ProsPeople oriented employer!!. Good benefits and compensation. Great opportunity to work in a high tech global company. Lots of career opportunites. Dinamic work environment!!

    ConsComplex and continuously changing industry with high demand of work

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

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    It may be fun It may be depressing It my be tiresome

    Services Development Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsIts a BIG company, with offices in several countries and a good base for service customers; good for learning YOUR business (be it technical or more business oriented)

    ConsPoor Customer Culture, Reactive management, Too much politics, Poor decision Making

    Advice to Senior ManagementDecide faster fail faster correct faster

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

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    The best place to work

    Senior Category Manager (Current Employee) Madrid (Spain)

    ProsA large company with opportunities for all

    ConsSome things are very difficult to do

    Advice to Senior ManagementIt's very importan thing in the future: be a digital company with young and digital people manage the company

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

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    Treat colleagues unfairly, no training and no commission even though promised in interview

    Sales Advisor (Current Employee) North Yorkshire, England (UK)

    ProsFull time hours, get half an hour lunch break

    ConsUnrealistic targets, no training given, unfairly treated, bad management, no commission

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink of ways you could improve, not be so negative, give staff propped training

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    If you have the talent and deliver results, you will be given opportunities to grow

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsGood benefits, car, health & excellent pension.
    Fun and friendly place to work.
    Spacious, modern office.
    There is a gym at the office.
    The staff canteen is pretty good.
    If you knuckle down and do a good job, you will be recognised and given exposure to new tasks & job opportunities.

    ConsSlough...
    Slough...
    Slough!!!
    Re-orgs & redundancies are fairly common, but to be fair this is the case at all mobile network operators.
    The hierarchy is less flat than other organisations that i have worked in.
    Some of the internal intranet tools are terrible.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus less on cost-cutting and invest more cash into new products and future revenue generation.

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

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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 Salary and lots of IT knowledge

    IT Specialist (Current Employee) Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)

    ProsSalary compensation and benefits.
    It has a good and confortable work place and a lot of technologies, you get the chance of working with highly technical coworkers.
    Highly competitive.
    You get HR and IT training.
    Work Stability

    ConsLittle career growth.
    Bad management.
    You get stuck in the same position if you don't get along with all the managers.

    Advice to Senior ManagementGet to know your employees and their needs.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Went from excellent to disappointing

    Content Director (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsThere was a lot of autonomy in the Content department, as long as you were creating traffic and/or money.

    ConsBoard management who didn't have a clue about content, social networks, or non-voice data.
    People pushing wasteful initiatives to advance their careers, at a cost of millions to the company.

    Advice to Senior ManagementLearn to trust successful people and let them get on with their job, even if you don't understand what they do.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good place to work

    Project/Programmer Management (Current Employee) Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)

    ProsThe cutting edge technological projects work that is embarked on by the company is very challenging and presents a wide range of opportunities for the right skilled

    ConsTo many changes in business in a short span of time..decision making is very slow

    Advice to Senior ManagementChange doesn't necessarily mean reduction...should explore reallignment opportunities as well

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

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