Optus Reviews

Updated Aug 9, 2020

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3.8
72%
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76%
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Optus CEO Allen Lew  (no image)
Allen Lew
334 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work culture -Supportive management -Clear career path -work life balance(in 88 reviews)

  • "Friendly, supportive culture, great people and flexible working arrangements(in 62 reviews)

Cons
  • "Company is cost cutting and yearly restructures are not uncommon(in 27 reviews)

  • "Overall lack of communication from senior management(in 20 reviews)

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  1. "Great campus, fun vibe"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Optus full-time

    Pros

    This was my favourite job ever. The people were really cool, met some life-long friends here. Sometimes the work was tough, but it was always rewarding.

    Cons

    Parking is expensive on campus.

  2. "An education in how not to run a business"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Executive 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Optus full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    It's a big name to have on your resume when you leave and get another job

    Cons

    Pay below market rates and lip service only to any types of "values" they may claim


  3. "good company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Optus full-time

    Pros

    all good no problem lots of learning

    Cons

    none i can't think of any bad its just the company changes the structure

  4. "Network Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Optus

    Pros

    great work life balance. great company culture and benefit.

    Cons

    Constantly under transformation, team restructure.

  5. "Application Developer"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Optus full-time

    Pros

    Great stomping ground to understand the business world. Career development opportunities to those that really want it.

    Cons

    Big corporation with a lot of silos. Constantly under transformation. Felt undervalued at times.

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  6. "Good Fun while travelling"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
     

    I worked at Optus

    Pros

    Friendly co workers to work with and a good atmosphere in the store. Pay was OK and hours reasonable also.

    Cons

    Difficult Customers and limited support on how to deal with them. Also product knowledge training was informal and ad hoc. When new coverage was available limited briefing was given.

  7. "good"

    5.0
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Optus full-time

    Pros

    good int the way they manage

    Cons

    Pressure on the work is very high

  8. "Great environment, realistic targets"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Browns Plains, Queensland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Optus part-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Amazing Team Good Pay Good Employee Benefits

    Cons

    Target Setting sometimes unrealistic Rude Customers

  9. "Great people great culture"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Strategy in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Optus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good career development and cool campus environment

    Cons

    Lots of changes very quickly can make it tricky Good staff not looked after

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  10. "Good company"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Product Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Optus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    a good salary is given by Optus

    Cons

    no reason for a bad review

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