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Vodafone Reviews

Updated December 15, 2014
Updated December 15, 2014
426 Reviews
3.4
426 Reviews
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Vodafone CEO Vittorio A. Colao
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Great emphasis on diversity and work/life balance (in 19 reviews)

  • Good hygiene factors - benefits and working environment (in 35 reviews)


Cons
  • work-life balance is a theoretical thing to be written down in annual reports (in 16 reviews)

  • Bullying mentality, unwillingness to deliver bad news to senior management (in 10 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    IT senior manager

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Director Or IT Senior Manager Or IT Manager in Cairo (Egypt)
    Current Employee - IT Director Or IT Senior Manager Or IT Manager in Cairo (Egypt)

    I have been working at Vodafone

    Pros

    multinational environments respect diversity encourage team work encourage innovations , invest in staff training
    very well carrier path medical insurance and social insurance

    Cons

    internal communication not well defined , appraisal system is not smart enough , apply bell curve which make some staff not satisfied

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    act like owner

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    voadfone

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vodafone

    Pros

    This company is wonderful to work for. The pay is decent as compared to other companies in Egypt. Would be nice if it came with benefits though.

    Cons

    There should be higher pay and more positions available. They should higher more people who speak fluent english and do not have a thick accent.

  3.  

    Great Company, serious management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Operations Specialist in Newbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Service Operations Specialist in Newbury, England (UK)

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Work environment, people, benefits, company reputation, leader in the field, recognition of efforts made in defence of the company and the customers

    Cons

    Not enough growth opportunities, heavily focused on cost saving, in strategic areas that reqyire investment, duality of criteria between the uk opco and other opcos of the group

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Share the company's strategy with all employees

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great work culture, encourages self-starters, zero tolerance for low performers

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Doha (Qatar)
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Doha (Qatar)

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Culture, management, engagement, global support

    Cons

    Work life balance as heavily understaffed, packages for new joiners are 20-30% lower than previous joiners.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    Innovative fast pace global company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    International career, international work environment, learning on the fly, dynamic work environement

    Cons

    due to the sector dynamics there are always changes you need to cope up with

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Internship

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Vodafone as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    Very good working inviroment.
    The teamworking spirit.
    The free schedule.

    Cons

    Not much to talk about it was a good experience but some people that work there are only for the salary and do not really enjoy what they do.

  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Cool company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager in Newbury, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Manager in Newbury, England (UK)

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Hot desking
    Great building
    Exciting workplace
    Nice environment catering for all needs

    Cons

    Expensive on site food
    Parking terrible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Subsidised food

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Good organization to work with

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

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time

    Pros

    Good career opportunities.. good work atmosphere

    Cons

    tackling the competition within the industry

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    no advice

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Great company to work for

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Core Network Engineering Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Employee - Core Network Engineering Manager in Madrid (Spain)

    I worked at Vodafone full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great compensation, perks and work atmosphere.

    Cons

    Europe is a declining market right now

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep the great atmosphere and make changes to gain back market share

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    Power to you

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Credit Control in Bletchley, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Credit Control in Bletchley, England (UK)

    I have been working at Vodafone full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    The people make the job, excellent team and management. The benefits offered are excellent.

    Cons

    Bletchley team are probably the best in the world

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Upper management need to think before they act

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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