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I have been working at Telefónica full-time for more than 10 years (but not much more... ;-)

Network Engineer (Current Employee) Madrid (Spain)

ProsWith the current rate of unemployment in Spain (26%)? Everyone will claim it is a "secure" company.

ConsCivil service style of management, high bureaucracy, very different environments with varied treatment for both employees and customers (Telefonica Corp, O2, Telefonica International, European and American countries where Telefonica operates). Too heavy weight of trade unions lacking flexibility, innovation, projection planning and profesionalism in general.

The Peter Principle is usually accomplished in a classic hierarchically structured company like Telefonica. As someone said: "Getting anything done around here is like mating elephants: 1it's done at high level; 2 it's accomplished with a great deal of roaring and screaming; 3 it takes two years to get results.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpecially to the highest level: Telefonica is not a monopoly any more. Did you know?

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Positive experience for short term contract

    Customer Care (Former Employee) Cobh (Ireland)

    I worked at Telefónica full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: flexible work hours, subsidized canteen, thorough training. Cons: Company structure is overly hierarchical. Not much room for upwards… Advice to Senior Management: Improve working relationship between permanent staff and temporary staff Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great place for your career

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

    I worked at Telefónica full-time for more than 8 years


    Pros: Very people focused, they genuinely care about the people who work there, a lot is… Cons: I've worked here a long time with very little downside, the bearing of Telefonica Spain has become quire heavy due… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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