TELUS
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www.telus.com Vancouver, Canada 5000+ Employees

TELUS Reviews in Vancouver, BC Canada

Updated Apr 16, 2014
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3.5 114 reviews

                             

79% Approve of the CEO

TELUS President, CEO, and Director Darren Entwistle

Darren Entwistle

(95 ratings)

73% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Ok company, but huge, often anonymus

Interaction Design (Former Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

ProsOpportunitiy to gain broad experiences, career path within the company, good benefits (healthcare, gym, Bonus)

ConsVery intense working, Communication can be difficult, work nationalwide

Advice to Senior Managementbe more human

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Many opportunities, great culture if you are self-motivated and driven

Director (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

I have been working at TELUS full-time for more than 10 years

Pros- Large organization with many different areas to explore and opportunities
- Strong focus on culture and achieving results through people
- Excellent support and programs for team members (junior through to senior)
- Interesting business, many opportunities to learn

Cons- Consistency of focus on culture and values differs between business areas - opportunity to improve
- Competition and financial objectives put significant pressure on cost containment

Advice to Senior ManagementFocus on consistent application and coaching of values and expectations of all team members at all levels of the organization.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Excellent company to work for

Service Manager (Former Employee)
Burnaby, BC (Canada)

I worked at TELUS full-time for more than 10 years

ProsGreat culture, successful in marketplace

Consover the top performance micro management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Treated well but no room for fast growth

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

Pros- The ability to work from home
- Competitive wage and benefits when compared to market
- Big company so lots of different areas to move into

Cons- Opportunities for new roles do not come up often and very hard to get in unless you know people
- Management process constantly changing but not necessarily for the better at times

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Highly Recommend TELUS

Project Manager II (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

ProsGood support, great culture and awesome people

ConsPay could be better, no budget for employee training

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more on training

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good experience

Developer (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

ProsSupportive and engaging. Good focus on community. General good work-life balance.

ConsSome processes are too long which may cause lower productivity.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company to gain industry knowledge - poor company for advancement, salary increases, too much process/red tape

Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

Prosflexible work hours
ability to work from home
deep budgetary pockets
constantly busy with new projects always on the horizon

Consminimal incentives for high performance
salary increases are extremely rare
too much red tape/bureaucracy
touts itself as one of the best employers yet pays below industry standards

Advice to Senior Managementpoor financial incentives for high performers - makes it difficult to retain top tallent

if the company were truly interested in retaining top talent non-existent financial incentives need to be addressed

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Leadership under imbecile directors and managers

Systems Analyst (Former Employee)
Burnaby, BC (Canada)

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

ProsGreat Health benefit, resonable starting salary, flexible working hours and work from home allowed.

ConsPromotions and raise depend on politics and oiling. Lots of imbeciles have been promoted to directors and managers positions.

Advice to Senior ManagementSet aside politics.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Recommended place to work

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

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

ProsNice culture. Remote work flexibility
Cross-functional teamwork is rewarded
Company values are not just noise on the wall - they are lived by.

ConsDirectors at times seem disconnected from operations.
Finance exerts significant, and often excessive control in other departmental operations
Too high reliance on third party vendors

Advice to Senior ManagementApply efforts to link long-term strategy with day to day operations. Address the gaps that exist in communicating strategy across the organization.
Reduce departmental fragmentation through increased standards for systems and policies.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Bureaucracy with a good pay

Senior QA (Former Employee)
Burnaby, BC (Canada)

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

ProsGood pay rate
Good life style

ConsEverything is so slow
No union anymore

Advice to Senior ManagementDo more real job.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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