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Cable & Wireless Reviews

Updated September 7, 2014
Updated September 7, 2014
78 Reviews
3.1
78 Reviews
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Cable & Wireless CEO Vittorio Colao
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • work life balance, culture, people, benefits, team coordination (in 4 reviews)

  • Good pay structure and a pleasant work culture (in 6 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management never care about the employees (in 9 reviews)

  • Highly politicized middle management (in 6 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    telecom company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cable & Wireless

    Pros

    Good place to work but needs good strategy

    Cons

    Need to focus on introduction of new products

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    introduce more products

  2.  

    Neutral place to work

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless

    Pros

    great environment to work , keeps employee satisfied

    Cons

    1)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 ManagementAdvice

    mangement is good and stable but needs improvement as employee issue are not taken seriously

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Pressurised with non technical management

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless full-time

    Pros

    Average salary working standard hours

    Cons

    No concept of workload given

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Attempt to spend time working with staff.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    The worst company I ever worked in

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

    I worked at Cable & Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good compensation and benefits; family oriented

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You cant succeed without lower management team

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Feels unique and differentiated from other players in this Telecom industry

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless full-time

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop giving profit warning to city, as it screws the whole company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    My experience at Cable & Wireless

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director  in  Bracknell, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Director in Bracknell, England (UK)

    I worked at Cable & Wireless full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good money but thats about it

    Cons

    Environment of fear and bullying

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Dig under the surface of management practises a little more

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    A learning experience

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salaries compared to others.

    Cons

    Poor job security; Senior management changes too often

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Retire already

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  9.  

    Good Company to Work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless full-time for more than a year

    Pros

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

    Cons

    At time bit unsettling with company policies

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    System Specilist

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless

    Pros

    i work as monitoring and support engineer, i was a good job in one year

    Cons

    the shift schudule is hard for a woman

  11.  

    Good company with good benefits

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Account Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Account Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Cable & Wireless full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A nice company to work for

    Cons

    no longer leading edge, let good people move too easily

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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