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Magyar Telekom Reviews

Updated October 18, 2017
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Pros
  • You can learn a lot if you are open (in 3 reviews)

  • good work-life balance; spacious offices; company embraces new ideas by employees; good pay; prestige (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • Slow decision-making, management is not ready to think outside-the-box (in 4 reviews)

  • No training, very few conferences, lack of management skills of the midle managers (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Almost perfect"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Contractor - Senior Project Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magyar Telekom as a contractor (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Highly educated, talented, ready-to-work, friendly employees.

    Cons

    Guys are playing game of thrones at the management level. There are a lot of free-riders in the company as it has 8000+ employees, hard to track all divisions and individual persons activity, efficiency.


  2. "Student work at Telekom"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - Student Worker in Budapest (Hungary)
    Former Intern - Student Worker in Budapest (Hungary)

    I worked at Magyar Telekom as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - the direct managers were helpful
    - onborading was nice
    - good working climate

    Cons

    - very strict measuring of the work done

  3. "It was nice long journey"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Department in Budapest (Hungary)
    Former Employee - Head of Department in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Magyar Telekom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent for entering into job market right after graduation.

    Cons

    However having almost all maslow is rather convenient than bad to get accustomed to. Process development is not easy because the company is not small.

    Advice to Management

    Split the company into small BU pieces and determin separate targets to achieve.


  4. "Magyar Telekom"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Magyar Telekom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Smart and cooperative colleagues, Nice programs for colleagues like teambuilding, concerts, volunteering, various amployee benefits, fair salary, good teamleaders, top-down initiatives are fast, cool projects

    Cons

    Slowly processes, lack of actions showing to the same direction, people are coming and going, bottom-up initiatives get through very hard

    Advice to Management

    Honest one to one conversation with each level, promote values instead of pushing figures, select only credible people for teamleading and management positions, don't do theatre talk real instead beacuse people smell fake and untransparent things, love and be proud about what you do


  5. "carrier opportunity"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magyar Telekom full-time

    Pros

    Well-established market, big, stabil company, market leader

    Cons

    high burocracy, not innovative, too many levels of approvement


  6. "Comm expert"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Communications Specialist in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Magyar Telekom full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Bright people, good ideas, good team spirit, challenging projects

    Cons

    The company is too big to move fast, slow decision making, old and new values are mixing up

    Advice to Management

    Faster decisions, more flexibility


  7. "Hierarchic and highly autocratic..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Expert in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Expert in Budapest (Hungary)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Magyar Telekom full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    big knowledge base, move within the company is possible, protected environment

    Cons

    very autocratic leadership style, low empowerment to employees, most managers don't dare to take any risks

    Advice to Management

    growth mindset, if you fail, fail fast and get up quickly

  8. "Product Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Magyar Telekom (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good salary, nice enviromnent, amazing colleagues

    Cons

    Big company meaning there is a decent amount of hierarchy - you have to live with it

    Advice to Management

    Decesions should be made faster, if you fail - fail fast


  9. "Great company but rigid"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Budapest (Hungary)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits and great people to work with

    Cons

    Rigid organisation and carreer path

    Advice to Management

    More rotations both vertically and horizontally needed


  10. "Opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Magyar Telekom full-time

    Pros

    Change is the only constant. You can learn a lot if you are open.

    Cons

    I can say nothing negative.


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