TELUS Reviews

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
561 Reviews

3.9
561 Reviews
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TELUS President, CEO, and Director Darren Entwistle
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409 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Work life balance is important to the company as well as corporate responsibility (in 83 reviews)

  • Their work from home policy is beneficial for work life balance (in 65 reviews)


Cons
  • Shift work is always very hard on work-life balance (in 23 reviews)

  • Senior management values did not translate to strong middle management (in 14 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Passionate Project Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Scarborough, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Scarborough, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bleeding-edge. Fast-paced. Challenge centric

    Cons

    leadership, office culture, stasis, never dull moment

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TELUS as an intern

    Pros

    Work-life balance; geographically close locations

    Cons

    Interest in the projects themselves

  3.  

    Good place to work

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Developer Analyst  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Developer Analyst in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Big company, a lot of different opportunities. You can get promotions if you work hard. Good work environment. They try to maintain work life balance. Overall in the process of becoming more agile. My department had a lot of teams trying to improve collaboration between each other

    Cons

    Salary is either average or on the lower side

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve salary to keep the talent you have in house

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Team Manager

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Team Manager  in  Burnaby, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Burnaby, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great team environment, attractive benefits, professional growth is encouraged, The company is socially responsible.

    Cons

    challenge to have in person interaction with peers that are at different locations.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be more open to interdepartmental knowledge transfer

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Senior Business Analyst

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good Pension and stock options

    Cons

    time-off police, let's just say, it doesn't pay to be honest about why you need a time off. Salaries are not anywhere near industry average and they are so proud of it while the CEO makes well over $6,000,000.00.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Relax

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  7.  

    Innovative company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at TELUS

    Pros

    work-life balance, good benefits, Ok compensation

    Cons

    some challenges exist like at any company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Mentorship

  8.  

    smart people; process heavy; silo'd org contributes to waste

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect  in  Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    strong leadership teams are strong; have vision; etc.
    Awesome core values for the corpportation

    Cons

    over promise ; under deliver. tsk tsk tsk . the silo approach makes changing the organization difficult. politics; territory fights.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    1 massive reorg
    2 make the money available to decommission old systems COMPLETELY when transitioning to new platforms.
    3 you have some very talented people who are very frustrated; you need end the turf wars

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    IT was amazing

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative  in  Toronto, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Toronto, ON (Canada)

    I worked at TELUS part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Commission is good, if you have a good support team you can go far.

    Cons

    For part-time you get a health spending account.

    The discount on phones and accessories are amazing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Give the part timers their full benefits back, and help internal growth

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company, great opportunities

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Sales Representative  in  Hamilton, ON (Canada)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Hamilton, ON (Canada)

    I worked at TELUS full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    TELUS values their employees and offers many programs to help with career progression.

    Cons

    Some managers play favouritism and such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at TELUS as a contractor for less than a year

    Pros

    you can work from home depend your project, you can work from home depend your project

    Cons

    no comments at this moment , no comments at this moment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    not yet

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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