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"Good overall experience not much fun or excitement."

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Former Employee - Network Engineer in Ipswich, England (UK)
Former Employee - Network Engineer in Ipswich, England (UK)
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good working conditions, good work life balance. Many great people. Experience at one of the biggest ISPs.

Cons

Not much perspective to progress. Very limited access to information or flexibility to let you discover anything beyond your own desk. Lots of force fed meaningless esoteric management theories . Hideous political intricacies at mid-management level.

Advice to Management

More power and involvement to the people at lower levels. Simplify processes and align information flows with processes.

Other Employee Reviews for BT

  1. Helpful (4)

    "inwardly focused and poorly directed in ever decreasing circles"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - ICT Sales Specialist in Leeds, England (UK)
    Current Employee - ICT Sales Specialist in Leeds, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at BT full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good at downsizing whilst maintaining shareholder value. Some good people to work with. Some divisions are better than others so choose carefully.

    Cons

    Very poor management with a lack of vision. Took a lot of rejects from CWC and the BT Business Division is suffering the very same fate as a result. Very little customer focus and even less innovation. Very little support for personal development.

    Advice to Management

    No point, everyone is too wrapped up in their own fear to listen to anyone other than their line manager.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "Few good year"

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    Current Employee - Second Line Agent in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Second Line Agent in Budapest (Hungary)
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary was ok, nice team members with nice workplace.

    Cons

    Lack of training, most of the people didn't really know what to do during their working hours.


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