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toxic culture

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Current Employee - General Manager in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - General Manager in London, England (UK)

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

Pros

some potential still to move around the business for personal development. Very knowledgeable colleagues who tend to support one another very well.

Cons

bullying and pressure to achieve managed exit targets seen as most important part of leadership roles. Salaries not competitive. The bureaucracy to get things done is draining despite constant comms around making things simpler.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

You are creating an oppressive and stifling place to work. Stop the bullying and trust your managers and people to do the right things.

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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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
  2.  

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

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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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