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Level 3 Communications Reviews

Updated November 19, 2017
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Pros
  • Well paid given the good work-life balance, great benefits (in 55 reviews)

  • Good working environment, good benefits, good salary (in 75 reviews)

Cons
  • Work/Life balance is lacking depending on what group you work in (in 48 reviews)

  • Decisions are made by upper management regardless off direct management feedback (in 39 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Sales Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great Company for Engineers, Highly motivated folks and peers in this company

    Cons

    So many layers to get things done. This is a very large company


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Marketing Manager"

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    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Beautiful campus, good marketing team, GREAT sales support team, and engaging atmosphere

    Cons

    Telecom is VERY transitional and layoffs were ongoing. Experience completely based on team and management.

    Advice to Management

    Foster young talent so you can maintain a workforce for the future. Weed out bad management.

  3. "Order Entry"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    The company had a very flexible hours.

    Cons

    The sales team was not held accountable to their mistakes.


  4. "Transport network Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Broomfield, CO
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Broomfield, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Level 3 Communications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Team oriented environment. excellent company to stay in top of IT technology.

    Cons

    multi-layer of management, fast changes with no training

    Advice to Management

    reduce management layers, and connect with your daily.....


  5. "Account Management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Manager
    Current Employee - Enterprise Account Manager

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - If you get good accounts and establish realtionships with clients, business just flows in at times.
    - spiff for signing a new company is motivating

    Cons

    - compensation plan is utterly confusing and we should be earning more of what we are selling
    - The biggest battle to sales here is dealing with internal crap/nonsense. Our systems are complete crap and it makes it difficult to get anything done

    Advice to Management

    - listen to your people. we tell you all the time what needs fixing, but Level 3 never spends the money to fix it.


  6. "TSC tier 2"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I am working on Level 3 and I am looking for a job in FL

    Cons

    nothing that I know yet, no complain about this company is a good place to work one of the best company


  7. "Senior Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Tampa, FL
    Current Employee - Senior Account Manager in Tampa, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay, working team, atmosphere, products

    Cons

    Competition and price. Not many cons come to mind.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back employee stock purchase plan

  8. "Great Company Benfits"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, Benefits, and generous PTO allocation. Major player in telecomm. Flexible with WFH, depending on the team you are on. You will get to work with some smart and talented people.

    Cons

    Negative company culture. Lack of information and training on processes. Old, glitchy internal systems. Multiple teams unwilling to help and general attitude of passing off work.

    Advice to Management

    Work to improve systems and process for sales so that ADs/ AMs can focus on what's important- selling! Streamline quoting!


  9. "Fast paced. Good pay. Hard work."

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    Current Employee - N/A in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - N/A in Denver, CO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Level 3 Communications (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Pay is good. A lot of tenured/experienced employees

    Cons

    not much ownership from appropriate organizations to drive changes towards efficiencies


  10. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Broomfield, CO
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Broomfield, CO

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

    Pros

    Plenty of opportunity to grow as a professional.

    Cons

    Overworked and overloaded with projects

    Advice to Management

    Pay increase would be nice


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