O2 – Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England
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- Comp & Benefits
- Work/Life Balance
- Senior Management
- Culture & Values
- Career Opportunities
I worked at Telefónica full-time (more than 10 years)Pros
If you wants to work for a company that is constantly delivering amazing solutions to stay on top of its game, Telefonica O2 can be the place for you. The opportunities are amazing for the sort of people who have loads of energy and are passionate about what they do. O2 has a great reward and recognition system and one of the best benefits packages around. I worked there for 12 years and enjoyed nearly every moment of it. Work life balance is amazing and the Bath Rd canteen is excellent.Cons
Outsourcing - much of the functions of the business have been outsourced to offsite companies - this has reduced considerably the family atmosphere of working at O2 and reduced trust amongst teams.
Its a large organisation, and you will find people you dont get on with - just hope its not your management.
Some processes are achingly slow and beuracratic - a throw back to when O2 was part of the civil service.Advice to ManagementAdvice
- you've got a great culture - when you celebrate wow is it amazing - do more of that
- implement 360 degree reviews - let the people review the manager to weed out the controlling managers who say one thing to senior management and treat their people like nothing.
- dont outsource your key intellectual property - keep it in-house to keep passionate people.RecommendsNegative OutlookNo opinion of CEO