BT
3.0 of 5 318 reviews
www.btplc.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BT Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.0 318 reviews

                             

64% Approve of the CEO

BT Chief Executive Ian Livingston

Ian Livingston

(127 ratings)

50% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Best work/life balance of any company I've ever worked for"
    in 43 reviews
  • "Great work life balance and ability to work from home to be more effective"
    in 24 reviews
Cons:
  • "no work life balance, you may get leave but will be working on vacation also"
    in 13 reviews
  • "Senior management too accountant-heavy meaning the focus is on costs and not revenue"
    in 25 reviews
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    Excellent company for long tem stay

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsBT offers a great work life balance and enormous opportunities to work on big projects in a global environment. You get an opportunity to know about all the upcoming products and services in market

    ConsFor some roles, No proper career path is defined so an individual has to look out for himself and apply internally for a new role

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    Delivery Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    ProsAmazing processes, individuals and all around the moral is great

    Consnot many challenges coming from Level 3 Communications processes.

    Advice to Senior Managementn/a

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat Company in united Kingdom

    ConsPeople can continue learn stuff there, we can feel improve every day

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    A challenge but very fulfilling

    Programmer Manager (Current Employee)
    Leeds, England (UK)

    ProsFlexible working that allows you to have a good work/life balance, a varied amoutn of career options that really put the choices in your hands. Great people in the company and a strong culture of helping each other

    ConsGeographically spread all over the country, don't get an opportunity to meet the team in some roles. Delay in promotions due to processes left over from the Post Office days

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

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    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsExcellent company, good perks, OK Management

    Conswork life balance needs to be reviewed

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Manager

    Account Manager (Former Employee)
    Newcastle upon Tyne, England (UK)

    ProsGreat Company longevity foot in the door

    ConsConstant change causes the merry go round effect

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep your staff informed

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great

    Finance Manager (Current Employee)
    New York, NY

    Proswork life balance is very good

    Conswork gets very monotonous at times

    Advice to Senior Managementhave an open door policy

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

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    Sweet and Salt

    Lead Consultant (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    ProsIts New and rapidly Expanding ; Bangalore center, first starter's advantage.

    ConsThere is no defined process for SW development , one needs to define one and hence gives more flexibility !

    Advice to Senior ManagementTo survive in a Bangalore like market; expand the way companies here do !

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

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    BT Americas, Inc is a great company to work for.

    Project Manager (Former Employee)

    ProsFor a large company regulated company, they get how to do business. They treat their employees with respect and compensate them above the market rate.

    ConsThey are limited in network product offerings as North America is not built out at this time.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey do not have the sales resources to bring in the many opportunities in certain areas of the country.

    – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company to work for

    Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Glasgow, Scotland (UK)

    ProsShare scheme, well paid, annual bonus provided targets are met

    ConsExpected to work long hours

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider more work life balance for senior roles

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

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