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Great Place to Work - forget the out of date stories you might hear

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
Current Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)

I have been working at BT

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Dynamic technology company - not the dull company that still persists in the minds of some people in the UK
Great flexibility and terms of employment
An exciting place to work
Some great colleagues and a good laugh alongside extremely hard work

Cons

It is a very competitive environment - you are only as good as your last success

Advice to Management

Keep going, doing well, don't falter with the economic downturn

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  1. Is good, but could be better.

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    Current Employee - Directory Enquiry Operator in Exeter, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Directory Enquiry Operator in Exeter, England (UK)

    I have been working at BT

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The sense of community- everyone helping each other, keeping each other informed, this extends to both staff members and managment.

    Cons

    Long, inflexible hours.
    The way that managment sometimes get involved in office gossip (This has occured on many occasion dince the start of my employment)

    Advice to Management

    Look at the hours that your staff work more critically- they are inflexible and do not account for employees having a personal life!
    Stop getting involved in office gossip...if I can rise above it so can you!

  2. Good employer apart from pay and performance (mis-)management processes.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Sheffield, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Designer in Sheffield, England (UK)

    I have been working at BT

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pension is good if you got in on the final salary scheme and BT don't ditch it. Holiday entitlement is good. Support for professional development & training is very good. Being a large company provides plenty of opportunity to move between different projects and even different work areas. Good culture & supportive colleagues.

    Cons

    Inept, ineffective & frankly de-motivating performance management system. Pay is relatively low; this is causing recruitment issues whereby the only way to get new staff in my area is to pay top of the pay range when more experienced staff are on substantially less. BT recognise the pay system has problems but consistently refuses to do anything about it.

    Advice to Management

    Good strategy, but fix the pay scales before staff get even more de-motivated!

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