TELES AG Reviews

Updated April 15, 2015
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TELES AG CEO Prof Sigram Schindler
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  1. Great Technology, Great People, No Marketing

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TELES AG full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    This company has some very talented people, from engineering to sales, to training. Great place to work with an international team. One of my best work experiences of that type.

    Cons

    What TELES doesn't have is strategic marketing. It continues to exercise the "if we build it they will come" strategy. Adding more features to their products is not going to create new customers. They need an aggressive lead-gen program, not just more sales people with old rolodexes.

    Advice to Management

    Get some new blood into the (very top) senior management. You have got to hire truly experienced and very senior strategic marketing professionals with a Web 2.0/3.0 orientation.


  2. Good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TELES AG

    Pros

    Good Work environment , Competitive salary structure, frequent outings

    Cons

    No cafeteria , no dorm


  3. Great Place to work

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

    I have been working at TELES AG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Learning curve is good Senior Management listens and tries to implement suggestions

    Cons

    There aren't any which i have come accross


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  5. Learning curve

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Patent Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Patent Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at TELES AG full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly environment, flexibilty of working time, freedom of work, learning scope, enjoyed my work, friendly management including seniors

    Cons

    Bit of Office politics, management should mingle more with employees to understand them

    Advice to Management

    Please identify individual's importance, potential and extract right work at right time for better growth


  6. One of the Worst Managed Company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at TELES AG full-time (More than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Friendly and understanding team , Chance of doing bit of R&D

    Cons

    No Process Adherence, No HR practices, Highly Non Competent Management, No Job Security, Dirty Politics at Managerial level, Poor Infrastructure , Zero growth, Totally lacks Vision and Clarity/Transparency etc. are some of the big Negatives. Keep away if you are already into a Corporate World since you are gonna miss those things for sure and may end up in a mess.


  7. ...one of the best companies to work with

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at TELES AG full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    - Good learning curve for those interested in working on a product environment - Great place for those interested working on telecom and non telecom R&D projects - Opportunity to explore and grow - Good work life balance - Nice work culture and environment - Appraisals according to market standards

    Cons

    - proper planning and action missing some times - hasty decisions to overcome immediate risks to be avoided

    Advice to Management

    Sr. management should give focus on long term business opportunities according to the fast changing telecom trends, new products/diversified products to be looked upon,


  8. Three year plus I have experience as system administrator

    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Systems Administrator in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at TELES AG full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I am looking forward to Singapore as of my same profile.

    Cons

    I am interested quit this & move to Singapore now.


  9. Excellent place for those who take ownership

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at TELES AG

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    -- Lots of learning opportunity -- You will have the real overview of the Products -- Industry Standard Package -- Rewarded for sure if you perform well -- Recognized if you take ownership of the tasks -- 100% Flexibility

    Cons

    -- No Sales Focus -- No good Sales Team -- No Marketing -- Not concentrating on Market needs -- Product Line Management has no idea on what competitors do -- Products are not user friendly -- No real vision -- Mass Firing is Frequent -- Management has no idea about next month

    Advice to Management

    Be genuine in hire and fire policy. Build a Sales Team with a clear vision. 'C' level should not do the Sales.However they should make the Sales Team to sell.


  10. A company where you can see your learning curve Up.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TELES AG

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Nice place to learn.You will get the opportunity to know all the products and departments.

    Cons

    Salary part is a high concern. Salary revision is indirect proportion to the performance.

    Advice to Management

    Grow yourself and allow others to grow


  11. Good but cautious for future

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at TELES AG

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    ->good technology exposure ->good telecom domain exposure ->good place for freshers to start their career ->flexible timings ->friendly work environment

    Cons

    ->unstable higher management, no clear idea of business ahead ->struggling marketing and sales team ->no job security ->no hike for 3 yrs, as company under heavy losses ->india mgmt needs to be more independent and improve ->unrealistic expectations of managers ->no transparency with employees

    Advice to Management

    ->have a concrete plan and stick to it ->motivate and appreciate employees for good work ->be realistic in planning and expectations ->be transparent with employees



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