Cable & Wireless
2.9 of 5 71 reviews
enterprise.vodafone.co.uk London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

Cable & Wireless Reviews

Updated May 19, 2014
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Cable & Wireless CEO Vittorio Colao

Vittorio Colao


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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "work life balance, culture, people, benefits, team coordination"
    in 4 reviews
  • "good peer group, good work culture and latitude to get things done your way"
    in 5 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior management never care about the employees"
    in 9 reviews
  • "Highly politicized middle management"
    in 6 reviews
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    Very Good yes yes yes

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood Job security yes yes

    ConsPoor decisions be management yes
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    Advice to Senior ManagementWork towards achieving good goals and be more proactive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    its a good company

    MSS-consltant (Current Employee)
    Bangalore (India)

    Prosnice place to work , as a fresher i have joined over there and learnt many new technologies

    Consthe only con is that salary , now cnw is acquired by vodafone , so no good salaries as compared to market outside

    Advice to Senior Managementlook out for salary hikes well , then you can get quality ppl

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Awesome company to work with until it was C&W, Freshers can join

    Senior Network Consultant (Current Employee)
    Chennai (India)

    ProsExceptional learning
    Growth Opportunity
    Great deal of responsibility
    Technical learning good

    ConsVery less salary
    Politics
    Internal movements are encouraged without hikes
    Salary component is not at all good for experienced professionals

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease promote the deserving ones

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

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    telecom company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood place to work but needs good strategy

    ConsNeed to focus on introduction of new products

    Advice to Senior Managementintroduce more products

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    Neutral place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    Prosgreat environment to work , keeps employee satisfied

    Cons1)employees no given enough opportunity to grow and movement in different team is real challange as the interviewer expect too much from an employee , instead the designation applied can me master in a few months .

    2)Salary related issue : Internal movement salaries a too less compared to when an new employee is hired and manager get a lot

    Advice to Senior Managementmangement is good and stable but needs improvement as employee issue are not taken seriously

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

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    The worst company I ever worked in

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGood compensation and benefits; family oriented

    Consmanagement team are racist and bias. No respect to employees from senior management

    Advice to Senior ManagementYou cant succeed without lower management team

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Pressurised with non technical management

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsAverage salary working standard hours

    ConsNo concept of workload given

    Advice to Senior ManagementAttempt to spend time working with staff.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Feels unique and differentiated from other players in this Telecom industry

    Service Incident Management (Current Employee)

    ProsCurrently, communications from Sr. management always informed and realistic.

    ConsThe company makes frequent changes to executive management and as a result strategies do not get implemented.

    Advice to Senior ManagementStop giving profit warning to city, as it screws the whole company.

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

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    Good Company to Work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    London, England (UK)

    ProsQuick approach to solving problems, take care of employees, good opportunity with in business

    ConsAt time bit unsettling with company policies

    Advice to Senior ManagementSenior Management need to think more about business out side their usual domain

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

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    A learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood salaries compared to others.

    ConsPoor job security; Senior management changes too often

    Advice to Senior ManagementRetire already

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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