Singtel Reviews

Updated March 23, 2015
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  1. Large organization that tries to do much but would benefit from focusing on getting the basics done well

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Singtel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Compensation is decent and there are opportunities to explore various career options. Working level staff are generally nice people.

    Cons

    Inconsistent quality of leadership resulting in a disparity in employee engagement across different business groups.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on getting the basics done well before trying to move on to other things

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2. Full time in SingTel

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Singtel

    Pros

    Big organization, learn a lot, especially communication skill.

    Cons

    It's a tough job. You have to bear with it or just leave. Big organization which will lead to lack of communication between each department.

  3. 2 people found this helpful

    Singtel review

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    Current Employee - Anonymous
    Current Employee - Anonymous

    I have been working at Singtel

    Pros

    Good benefits. A lot of courses to take for self improvement.

    Cons

    No work life balance. Can work up to 12 hrs a day. A lot of meetings and forever preparing ppt slides.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5. Great Singapore company

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Director in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Singtel full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Wide range of Career development possibilities

    Cons

    Complex Organization to navigate around

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. Not recommended

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Singtel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Decent bonus
    Relatively flat hierarchy
    Stable

    Cons

    Slow progression and average salary
    Poor mgmt decisions leading to manual processes and customer issues

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful

    People oriented but contains 'deadwood' in mgmt positions

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Planning Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Business Planning Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Singtel full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Staff centric and good work life balance with attractive remuneration packages

    Cons

    Inefficient processs and legacy systems increase manual work in any dept. slow to change and new ideas implementation usually takes a long time or fail

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pls encourage line mgmt team to be more proactive and stop delegating to escape problems.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 1 person found this helpful

    come in only when its a manager role and above

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Executive in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Singtel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    HQ close to town
    Good benefits IF you are a singtel customer yourself
    Cheap staff canteen compared to the F&B outlets around the HQ

    Cons

    Expect you to work like a slave
    Bosses not appreciative
    Too many old timers who just want to do nothing and retire there

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    wake up and start to appreciate the executive level people more. they are the ones doing the work for you

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9. Graduate Hire

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I have been working at Singtel full-time (more than a year)

    Pros

    Largest local company
    HQ in Singapore

    Cons

    To large
    Inter departmental interactions require skills

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Look out for disruptive innovation from other countries or industries

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. Good strategy exposure with reasonable work life balance.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Singtel

    Pros

    - OK work life balance
    - good exposure to senior management
    - cash bonus is quite good

    Cons

    - personal growth is limited
    - career move is difficult

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11. 2 people found this helpful

    IT Manager

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - IT Manager in Singapore (Singapore)

    I worked at Singtel full-time (less than a year)

    Pros

    Stable due to dominant market position

    Cons

    bureaucratic working culture, poor management execution

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    need to streamline management decision making process

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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