Telkom SA Reviews

Updated March 24, 2015
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  1. Company culture

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working hours and easy assistance with further education

    Cons

    It's hard to get a promotion


  2. Great company

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Telkom SA full-time

    Pros

    The company offers the best benefits

    Cons

    No cons. Great company to work for


  3. Awesome company

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Johannesburg (Suriname)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Johannesburg (Suriname)

    I worked at Telkom SA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary. Worl / life balance

    Cons

    Slow to change and adapt in the 21st century

    Advice to Management

    Retain skilled wirkforce


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  5. Great experience working at Telkom for 14 years

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Various Positions in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Various Positions in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Established telecoms service provider in South Africa and Africa as a whole. Great corporate culture and career development opportunities. Telkom Mobile present growth opportunities

    Cons

    Recent negative media coverage regarding uncompetitive behavior. As a massive organization, change initiatives take time to implement. Enhanced turn around strategies should urgently be implemented to ensure sustainability

    Advice to Management

    Reduce management structure (top heavy). Top management should strive to engage more with employees at the bottom levels in order to stay in touch and encourage enhanced performance.


  6. It is an awesome company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Tibco Consultant in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Tibco Consultant in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    One learns a lot and the environment is conducive for one to excel.

    Cons

    Lots of red tape to get through in order to get something done

    Advice to Management

    Listen to those that report to you


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    Telkom is Brilliant company to work for

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telkom SA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    The benefits are superb from Jnr management levels the company will pay your motor vehicle insurance through a company insurance scheme. All employees are entailed to get a telephone rebate and there is lots of opportunities for growth

    Cons

    In some instances salary scales are not in line with the market and salary is structured on Grade rather than the value of the work


  8. learned lot of things in telecommunications

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Germiston (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Germiston (South Africa)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    very big compony to work for ,supply many communication services.

    Cons

    hard to be noticed ,qualifications no an issue in telkom especially on the ground eg Technical officer with Diploma will perfom same duties as the person who does't have a matric certificate and in some cases they earn more than so called qualified technicians

    Advice to Management

    interact with low level emplyees



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