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Got potential

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Current Employee - Consulting in Manchester, England (UK)
Current Employee - Consulting in Manchester, England (UK)

I have been working at BT full-time (more than 5 years)

Pros

Big company with a lot of change.
Great if you are based in London area.

Cons

Real disconnect between high level strategy & implementation on ground.
Performance management is a real hot topic and is generally applied inconsistently around the business with little regard to objectives.
Little in way of career management other than what you make for yourself.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Do more back to floor visits & actually listen/act.

Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Challenging and interesting roles do exist, but cultural problems associated with size

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I worked at BT full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Given opportunities to stretch yourself, operate at significant scale.

    Cons

    Problems inherent in very large organisations - communication and bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rapid pace of different initiatives can lead to a lack of engagement with staff.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Below Average

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    Former Employee - Business Development Intern in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Business Development Intern in London, England (UK)

    I worked at BT as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good lifestyle, decent work times, great city, brand name, experience working in a large company

    Cons

    Bad employee management, fragmented teams, extremely bureaucratic, no sense of direction from managers, managers unavailable for learning opps, company closed for initiative - no initiative is encouraged., takes to have technology fixed (strange, since they are a telecom company)!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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