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Cable & Wireless Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 4, 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. "Great people, good platform to learn"

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

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Its a very good platform to learn multiple technologies with minimal management restrictions. Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Senior management are not that expertise to manage colleagues and lack of speed to compete with emerging technologies in the market.


  2. "Review"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Service Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - IT Service Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good place....good work exposure... Learn a lot.

    Cons

    No growth due to political issues.


  3. "My time spent at cable and wireless was Awsome"

    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
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Build company base and to work to make the company profitable

    Cons

    the challenges are / were getting some stores on time to move on time to meet with our customers

    Advice to Management

    It is very important that in order for a company to be and remain on the cutting edge we got to be proactive and customer focus .


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  5. "Great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, culture, people, benefits, team coordination

    Cons

    not much of growth, no clear career path

    Advice to Management

    better planning & career growth path


  6. "Employee friendly work environment!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Systems Specialist in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good pay structure and a pleasant work culture.

    Cons

    Promotions are not easy, and there is no set hierarchy for growth.

    Advice to Management

    Needs to have a strong HR, as the some of the managers are very biased.


  7. "Short term focus but good environment"

    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)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible working, good benefits, good development opportunities

    Cons

    Shot term views, greedy exec

    Advice to Management

    Improve communication


  8. "Not good"

    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)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    No work pressure.
    Easy going enviroment

    Cons

    management and politics.
    No support from HR

    Advice to Management

    judge people on the basis of their skills not their ability of licking.


  9. "Nurses your employee with Good Skill"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Executive in Chandigarh (India)
    Current Employee - Product Executive in Chandigarh (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If you get good skill for 5 year then it is good organisation.

    Cons

    In five year a organisation not able nurse employee with good skill. Then frequent need to a change.

    Advice to Management

    Need to nurse your employee every year...


  10. "Joined Cable & Wireless as the company was de-merging from the international part of the company. Slowly improved."

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator in Norwich, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Billing Administrator in Norwich, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great atmosphere and people to work with.

    Cons

    As the company was struggling no bonuses. When bought out by Vodafone there were worries about new structure


  11. "Great people, slow company"

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

    I worked at Cable & Wireless Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people to work with and many have become good friends outside of working hours too. Was generally left to get on with my job and with minimal micro-management

    Cons

    Not great senior management - very much in-it for themselves with little innovation and true lack of speed to market new products and services - stuck with a very much fragmented organisation to move


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