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Updated October 17, 2017
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  1. "Enjoyed it"

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    Current Employee - Sales in Lincoln, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales in Lincoln, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    good training that we got at the start

    Cons

    bad hours we had to work alot

    Advice to Management

    nio


  2. "Good company"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexible, great environment, young team

    Cons

    Experience varies on the team you join

  3. "More talk than doing"

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    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Manager in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of smart people and high ambitions. Well established blue chip with good pay and benefits. Great team if you are in the right department.

    Cons

    Lots of technical projects. Too many stakeholders when it comes to decision making. People afraid to make mistakes. They focus more on pleasing upper management.

    Advice to Management

    Simplify budget approval process. Allow people to fail fast and learn from mistakes. Focus on BT's old roots of being an innovator.


  4. "Challenging environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Challenging quality deals, fast paced
    Ability to move within larger organisation

    Cons

    Very poor work life balance
    Requirement to relocate to UK for progression in wide variety of roles


  5. "Mediocre company"

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    Former Employee - Team Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Former Employee - Team Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    - empowered work environment
    - competitive salary & compensation package
    - opportunity to learn & grow

    Cons

    - systems & tools are slow and complicated (no ERP system used)
    - lack of control
    - lack of motivation of employees


  6. "British Telecoms Network Design Planner"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Fexible, laid back, friendly managment

    Cons

    Not finding any cons for now


  7. "Big company"

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    Current Employee - IT Support in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - IT Support in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Multinational company with many projects and customers.

    Cons

    Keeps old Spanish habits related to new projects and the way to manage them.

  8. "HR Manager"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work for, good salary depending on position

    Cons

    You can get some real jobs worth. If the company needs to follow process then this needs to transparent across the companyf


  9. "Inefficient"

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    Current Employee - Delivery in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Delivery in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BT full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Nice ppl , comfortable office

    Cons

    Terrible processes and poor systems

    Advice to Management

    audit


  10. "Account Director"

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    Current Employee - Account Director in Malmö, Skåne (Sweden)
    Current Employee - Account Director in Malmö, Skåne (Sweden)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great colleagues, freedom, home office opportunity, company car

    Cons

    missing strategy how to conquer the future market, legacy product portfolio, impossible to reach bonus target at all, poor senior management communication, values are not lived as mentioned

    Advice to Management

    Improve strategy to compete in the market, or dress up the bride and sell (BT Global Services)


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