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Updated June 24, 2017
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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Professional Services going downhill fast"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Managing Consultant in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Not many pros here - flexible schedule? Until they lay you off (did not happen to me but I had to lay off several people before I left)

    Cons

    Upper management has lost their way and do not know how to grow and be successful at professional services.

    Advice to Management

    Get some training on how to manage a talented professional workforce and build a professional services business.


  2. "good technical skill but very political"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pre-Sales Engineer in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Pre-Sales Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    some very qualified people but mostly in the UK

    Cons

    in the US a highly political culture, standard benefits

    Advice to Management

    make it less bureaucratic

  3. "Company changed"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Consultant in Boston, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    exposed to different industries
    Part of a bigger whole

    Cons

    started shaving off benefits
    lost some enterprise accounts

    Advice to Management

    bring back the old INS culture


  4. "Project Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fairfax, VA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Fairfax, VA

    I worked at BT (More than a year)

    Pros

    Opportunity to grow if you work and show benefits

    Cons

    Work is not that interesting , the easier work is outsourced


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Account Director"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Director in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Account Director in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large company that has a niche in US with multinational corporations

    Cons

    Unwilling to pay commissions to sales people. As a sales person, you have to battle to make sure you are paid for a sale. Not worth the effort when there are many other places you can work where you do not have to do that.

    Advice to Management

    Stop being so tight with the pound! Pay your people well so you can grow your business.


  6. "BT Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bristol, CT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BT (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Forward looking, innovative company with good opportunities for advancement.

    Cons

    Employees need to work hard on striking a good work / life balance.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to listen to your employees.


  7. Helpful (2)

    "Political at times"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Technology and Security Analyst in Torrance, CA
    Former Employee - Information Technology and Security Analyst in Torrance, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great people to work with in my team
    Great salary and benefits
    In the US very diverse and helpful at times

    Cons

    It seemed to be a very political organisation in the sense that you had to be strategic to maintain your position or advance. If you didn't play their games you were quickly cast aside. Also people in the higher levels seem a little power hungry and controlling

    Advice to Management

    Allow more organic growth from the bottom up and all your employees to fulfill their mandate without putting unreasonable restrictions on whom and to what level they should be communicating at without first funneling it through a different manager who is busy with their own work.

  8. "savings instead of sanity"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Braintree, MA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Braintree, MA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    great people...nice office...good vacation schedule

    Cons

    lack of leadership and project direction

    Advice to Management

    demonstrate that you value your employees...don't just talk about it


  9. "good experience"

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    Former Employee - Event Management Technician in Seal Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Event Management Technician in Seal Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BT (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good pay and great hours

    Cons

    Training could have been better

    Advice to Management

    Improve training


  10. Helpful (10)

    "BT Hates Salespeople"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Sales in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    BT does hire nice people. Co-workers are excellent, and very nice folks:

    Cons

    Quotas are unachievable; products are obsolete, pedestrian and overpriced. I would say 1 out of 4 people achieves quota. At quota BT pays specialists above market, but don't worry, you won't hit quota. You have to hit all of 4 different numbers to get accelerators. Don't worry, you won't. Even if by some miracle you hit every milestone and quota, bt can (and will) take money away because they don't want to pay you that much. Plain and simple.
    Also. Bt doesn't promote. They'll hire some stuffed shirt for you to report to. Likely a British male.

    Advice to Management

    Stop focusing Solely on divisional profit. Margins are high enough, and the products are overpriced according to the market. Operations is cut to the bone so they are clearly very profitable. Start hiring Ops people so they can actually deliver what was sold.


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