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"Company is bad for your health"

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Sales in Boise, ID
Current Employee - Sales in Boise, ID
Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Company has good benefits which it is trying to take away.

Cons

The Corporation is anti-union, micro manages, management is afraid of talented employees, thus promotes unqualified people to management, Century Link also fires employees for little reason and frequently, sets metric numbers at unreasonable levels which causes poor customer service by stressed out employees. This corporation is also anti-union and can't settle union contracts in a timely manner. The bottom line is all about numbers and little about employee satisfaction.

Advice to Management

Go work someplace else.

Other Employee Reviews for CenturyLink

  1. Helpful (3)

    "Swamp People"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Union is still strong, local management team gets out of the way so I can do my job, benefits are ok but nothing spectacular, job stays at work. Able to move around and advance.

    Cons

    Constant shuffling of Directors, VP's, and business units each with a new direction. Bitter legacy CenturtTel people (they feel entitled to jobs because "they bought Qwest" even if they have far less experience running a global company. What worked for a department of 15 does not translate to success with a combined group of 200 people. Weirdo religion overtones. Benefits and pay are under attack. Everything is going to be contracted out.

    Advice to Management

    Assume the people doing the job know how to do it best rather than someone 1000 miles away. Metrics just for the sake of having something to measure are pointless.


  2. "Great benni's but a lot of politics"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Westminster, CO
    Former Employee - Retail Sales Associate in Westminster, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Team atmosphere, the best benefits that I have every had, pension

    Cons

    Goals are always changing. When you reach your goals one month they will continue to raise your goals until they are unobtainable in which case you will not have as much potential for commissions.

    Also, our regional manager seemed to change every quarter. Each regional manager would bring in a new set to goals. Since the regional manager changed so much, our goals were not consistent.

    Advice to Management

    Have reasonably obtainable goals.

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