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Cable & Wireless Worldwide Reviews

Updated May 10, 2017
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  • The company has very poor HR policies and practices (in 4 reviews)

  • No longer exists, was taken over (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Network Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Very good platform to learn and good friendly working atmosphere

    Cons

    Management politics during internal jump

    Advice to Management

    Give more technology trainings


  2. "Good place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Network Consultant in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Network Consultant in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good overall - learning opportunities growth etc

    Cons

    IT lots of applications to deal with


  3. "Great salary"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Pune (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary best in industry and UK management is very good .

    Cons

    Team outing is lessential but in cww it's very lesa

    Advice to Management

    Charity needs to start in office


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  5. "Work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Consultant in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Network Consultant in Bengaluru (India)
    Doesn't Recommend

    Pros

    Excellent Training provided on technologies and on working client

    Cons

    Hectic work schedule no scheduled shifts. shifts changes every 2 days


  6. "working with individuals who gave help when needed, working in a fast pace environment, awesome experiences."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator/Agent in Cockburn Harbour (Turks and Caicos Islands)
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator/Agent in Cockburn Harbour (Turks and Caicos Islands)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Working at the company afforded me the ability to meet new acquaintances, working in a fast past environment

    Cons

    working in a big company you have to be prepared to work for extended periods of time or be called in at a moments notice

    Advice to Management

    i think the Manager was very respectful and a good leader


  7. "Good and friendly Atmosohere"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    You got to be luckly to be a part

    Cons

    Work is Challenging and you will be rewarded for your Hard work

    Advice to Management

    No comments


  8. "Growth Path in CWW"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    There is some kind of bonding that always exists in CWW.. We do get a sense of togetherness which always helped to achieve higher objectives.

    Cons

    Though it exists in other org, one thing that is bit disappointing is around some promotions given to be chosen one.

    Advice to Management

    Just be transparent.


  9. "Started well, went downhill as the company struggled"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Bracknell, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Service Manager in Bracknell, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Lovely people to work with. I was generally left to my own devices as long as I achieved what I needed to.

    Cons

    No training offered or provided; they didn't have the budget. The company didn't understand customer service. Towards the end there was a culture of bullying. They have been taken over by Vodafone now and I understand the bullies have had to change their behaviour.

    Advice to Management

    Your customers prefer honesty. Honesty towards customers, colleagues and to yourself would be a good start.


  10. "Account Manager that enjoyed working for a good company like C&W"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    Pros

    Good People, good office locations relevant to main transport links

    Cons

    Senior management were distant and didn't really care too much for the people doing the work.

    Advice to Management

    Be involved [at a high level] with staff doing the grunt work


  11. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Provide good learning experience and growth.

    Cons

    I was commuting everyday for 50+ miles which was getting hard for me


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