Telefónica Reviews

Updated July 30, 2015
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Telefónica President Cesar Alierta
Cesar Alierta
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Pros
  • Good working atmosphere with good work-life balance (in 22 reviews)

  • Promote flexible working / allow working from home, where role permits (in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • Faceless organisation where if you work in the extremities then you don't get a look-in from senior management (in 10 reviews)

  • Decision making can be slow given the many layers of bureaucracy (in 9 reviews)

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  1. Interesting company, lots of internal politics

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Director in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lots of good professionals, strong market positions in most places where it operates, solid. Brillant group COO and many others in top management.

    Cons

    Internal politics is rife. Slow-moving, bureaucratic decision-making. Propensity to have zombie projects that refuse to die.


  2. Senior Network Engineer

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good company to work due to its wide field range.

    Cons

    Not many jobs available at least what can we see on the web

    Advice to Management

    Create more job offers in all the departments possible.


  3. Internet & Social Media Advertising Responsible

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    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Internet and Social Media Advertising Responsible in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Internet and Social Media Advertising Responsible in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The opportunity to participate in a highly innovative company in order to work on communication strategies, try new tools and develop trendy tecnological projects. International enviroment and be part of a company changing this telco competitive market.

    Cons

    Too much bureaucracy and sometimes long timings to develop projects. The fact of having many areas involved may cause lack of speed. Improve programs to balance life and work.

    Advice to Management

    Take care of talent and incentivize new business proposals. Promote more intensively rotation among group companies.


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  5. Product manager

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good values. People are committed. Work life balance. Decent salary for spanisg standards. Porud to work here. Highly recommeneded. Possibility to develop a variety of roles.

    Cons

    Career progression is hard. Sometimes processes are frustrating


  6. Helpful (1)

    Very good until some People got in charge. Some years ago you were able to develop and to do new businesses.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Employee - Marketing Executive in Madrid (Spain)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great amount of resources. Incredible People in the lowest levels.

    Cons

    Very bad management. Total lack of meritocracy. Employeers are afraid to take decissions

    Advice to Management

    You are promoting talented people to leave the Company. Watch out for some people inside doing their own business


  7. TID

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Visual Designer in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Visual Designer in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Benefits, projects, good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Burocracy tends to be annoying.


  8. Great place to work

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-life balance and training programmes

    Cons

    Poor management and limited opportunities to realocate


  9. discover disrupt deliver

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    career opportunities and work/life balance

    Cons

    Promotions, compensation. Career development slow


  10. Good but old company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Telecommunications Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good conditions regarding compensation, holidays and subsidies.

    Cons

    Old company, hard to progress, poor rotation.


  11. Technology expert

    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Great Telco with a lot of different possibilities

    Cons

    A big telco, a lot of traditional management



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