Macquarie Telecom Group Reviews

Updated Aug 3, 2020

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2.9
53%
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64%
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Macquarie Telecom Group Chief Executive David Tudehope  (no image)
David Tudehope
55 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great culture, good people, really knows how to celebrate, work/life balance(in 6 reviews)

  • "Everyone knows everyone, can be quite chilled at times and good work/life balance(in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Middle management are not willing to challenge CEO's thinking(in 6 reviews)

  • "Politically toxic at senior levels, senior management team is a Brady bunch of back-slappeds(in 4 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (3)

    "Very high pressure sales with average service delivery"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Fun incentive trips and perks

    Cons

    Unethical executives that only care about obtaining the contract

  2. Helpful (1)

    "High staff turnover"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Nil . . . .

    Cons

    - lack of focus by senior management which leads to them and everyone else in the business prioritising everything simultaneously. This results in significant burn out and is evidenced by the high staff turnover. - senior management refusing to address the above as commonly accepted "they work you hard". - lack of big picture vision from the top as its run as a small family business, something that is used as an excuse for the overall poor management and culture. - significant lack of gender diversity in leadership roles,


  3. "Excellent Company - Great Vision"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Market approach focused on customer satisfaction Incredible team

    Cons

    Old technology makes harder to innovate No career progression

  4. Helpful (4)

    "Toxic culture"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Program in Sydney
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    You get to learn something along the way

    Cons

    However. not much room to grow and you get paid really bad The management is so bad and work culture is toxic to survive.

  5. Helpful (1)

    "Agile workplace"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time

    Pros

    Agile workplace, allowed a lot of freedom in creativity.

    Cons

    Not any that stands out in my opinion

  6. Helpful (4)

    "Small company, lots of bureaucracy"

    2.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Systems Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Friendly people, dedicated engineers and decent marketing

    Cons

    Lack of management strategy, planning and execution Off the shelf software Total telecom culture

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  7. Helpful (1)

    "Design hybrid cloud IaaS solutions"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Consultant in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great culture, good people, really knows how to celebrate, work/life balance

    Cons

    Small minded, Vision could be bigger,

  8. Helpful (3)

    "6 months in, enjoying my time"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - P&C 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    - Values are lived and constantly demonstrated, not just words on a page. - Competitive work environment. - Successes are constantly celebrated

    Cons

    - High accountability environment, this might not suit everybody. - Playing a bit of catch up in terms of flexible working

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  9. Helpful (3)

    "A great place to work if you like to be part of a hard working team!"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - People and Culture in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    There are a lot of opportunities to progress if you show the right behaviours and initiative.

    Cons

    It can be tough to navigate when you first start.

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  10. Helpful (10)

    "Toxic culture - incompetent senior management - shallow people - NPS story is false!!"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Macquarie Telecom Group full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    None. Filling space just because I have to write something here - this company offers no pros if you are looking to build a career

    Cons

    Living in the dark ages when it comes to internal systems. Lack of ownership and empowerment. Flawed reward schemes. Boys club - total imbalance in gender diversity.

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