Telefónica Reviews

Updated June 27, 2015
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Telefónica President Cesar Alierta
Cesar Alierta
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Pros
  • Good working atmosphere with good work-life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Promote flexible working / allow working from home, where role permits (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Faceless organisation where if you work in the extremities then you don't get a look-in from senior management (in 10 reviews)

  • Decision making can be slow given the many layers of bureaucracy (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Leader Data Network Planning and Transport

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Telefónica

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Project planning new Network Management Network Telefónica VE
    Planning and definition of evolution plans, strategies and architectures on platforms and services Telefónica Data Network
    Conducting technical specifications, RFPs, RFQs and SLA for the acquisition of new platforms and services. Follow the purchasing process and procurement once made the award of service
    Budget Execution General Manager of Network Planning securing the premises defined in terms of CAPEX and OPEX

    Cons

    The Country
    Salary
    Quality of life
    Employee Benefits


  2. Sales Advisor

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Telefónica

    Pros

    well provided employee development and training package

    Cons

    little space to develop your career


  3. Ingeniero

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Madrid (Spain)

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than a year)

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

    Pros

    No es mal salario combinado con los horarios que tienen los empleados

    Cons

    Poco movimiento interno; no hay revisiones salariales en base al desempeño de cada uno


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  5. Great Culture

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

    I have been working at Telefónica

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

    Pros

    Great people
    Interesting work
    Amazing work/life balance

    Cons

    Slow moving
    Regular restructures
    Not enough collaboration

    Advice to Management

    Give middle management opportunities to young people


  6. Excellent atmosphere, benefits

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

    I worked at Telefónica

    Pros

    Very good fringe benefits package at executive level; fosters independent work and yet values collaboration

    Cons

    Heavy workload, compromises work/life balance


  7. Core Network Project Leader

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)

    I worked at Telefónica full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Big and recognized company
    Good salary
    At the edge of technology

    Cons

    All big decisions come from the HQ which not always applies to every operation


  8. Vale la pena

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    estabilidad salarios beneficios desarrollo profesional

    Cons

    el tamaño de la organización conlleva mucha burocracia


  9. Good school but a static business

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Marketing in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I worked at Telefónica full-time (More than 5 years)

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

    Pros

    Possibility to learn and grow professionally
    Structured career plan and focus on balanced work-life
    They offer good benefits and salary

    Cons

    Boring telecom industry and trying to reinvent their business with a lot of initiatives
    Very big company with a lot of useless process that they even know why exist
    Management softwares and IT infrastructure of the 60´s

    Advice to Management

    Innovate more and do less ppt


  10. Project Manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Telefónica

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    - sehr familienfreundlich: Frauen können Beruf und Karriere verbinden
    - professionelles Projektmanagement

    Cons

    - englische Worte sehr oft verwendet - oft aber nicht in der korrekten Bedeutung


  11. average

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Ireland, TX
    Former Employee - Human Resources Consultant in Ireland, TX

    I worked at Telefónica

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    very average and not a lot of stimulating work

    Cons

    no opp to grow career



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