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"I enjoyed working at Telkom SA, but there was no careered advancement opportunities."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
Former Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
Recommends
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

I worked at Telkom SA full-time (More than 10 years)

Pros

It provides security as far as a monthly salary, pension and medical aid goes.
In general the working staff is pleasant and understanding.
Options for studying exists.

Cons

No career advancement opportunities for white males.
Your abilities does not get taken into consideration when applying for positions to advance yourself.

Advice to Management

Management are driven by unions and BEE. It does not matter if you are suited as the best candidate for the job, you don't have any chance as a white male.

Other Employee Reviews for Telkom SA

  1. "Telkom SA Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Durban (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Durban (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Medical and Telephone Rebate benefits. Exposure to new and improving Transmission equipment.

    Cons

    Lack of technically minded and experienced people in the NNOC.

    Advice to Management

    Be more involved in the technician views and concerns in the field throughout Telkom SA.


  2. "learned lot of things in telecommunications"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Germiston (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Germiston (South Africa)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    very big compony to work for ,supply many communication services.

    Cons

    hard to be noticed ,qualifications no an issue in telkom especially on the ground eg Technical officer with Diploma will perfom same duties as the person who does't have a matric certificate and in some cases they earn more than so called qualified technicians

    Advice to Management

    interact with low level emplyees

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