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Portugal Telecom Reviews

Updated June 6, 2017
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Portugal Telecom CEO and Director Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
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  • A lot of know-how is leaving the company; (in 4 reviews)

  • Very low salary and respect for the human capital, specially the Field Force (in 6 reviews)

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  1. "Ups and downs..."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Team Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Bigger telco company in Portugal, for the best and for the worst. Many good people and ideas. Good work/life balance.

    Cons

    Lack of a new company culture and strategy. Too much legacy processes and systems that stop innovation.


  2. "Challenging environment but innovation"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Sales Director in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    the company has continuously drive through innovation

    Cons

    due to several mergers the payroll is not atractive and the company need to renew its human capital

  3. "Software Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible working hours, interesting projects.

    Cons

    Little room for career progression, low salaries compared to competitors in the same city.


  4. Helpful (2)

    "Controller"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Financial Controller
    Former Employee - Financial Controller
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits, nice facilities, mid management team is very friendly

    Cons

    The new shareholder is destroying the amazing company that took years to built, focus on downsizing,....

    Advice to Management

    You are loosing the team


  5. "Network Consultant"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Former Contractor - Anonymous Contractor
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Portugal Telecom as a contractor

    Pros

    opportunity to work in tech leading projects
    some very good professionals to wok with

    Cons

    salary differences between people with similar roles, just because they are older

    Advice to Management

    review salaries to yongers


  6. "PT"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom part-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    well paid job, and nice colleges, good team all around
    well placed in the city of lisbon with great access

    Cons

    Esta empresa tem o ponto negativo de exigir longas horas de trabalho ao seus colaboradores, mais novos e mais velhos

    Advice to Management

    Eu aconselharia à gestão reduzir a carga horária dos seus trabalhadores de forma a que o seu trabalho efectivo fosse de maior qualidade


  7. Helpful (1)

    "PT pros and cons"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Application Support in Porto Salvo (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Application Support in Porto Salvo (Portugal)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work environment and hours.

    Cons

    No carrer progress whatsoever period.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in keeping talent.

  8. "Work at PT for more than 10 years"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time

    Pros

    Top leader telecommunications operator in Portugal.
    Easy to change job role inside the company

    Cons

    Its hard to be rewarded with raise salary or bennefits compensations.


  9. "PT"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I have gained some office experience

    Cons

    It was not my área of interest


  10. Helpful (1)

    "The fall of an empire"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business and Service Manager Business Analyst in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Business and Service Manager Business Analyst in Lisbon (Portugal)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Still has a good customer base and a lot of knowledge and technology

    Cons

    People management is a complete act of terrorism

    Advice to Management

    Continue to mistreat everyone that the best come out and soon you will no longer have the financial conditions for the perks that you have


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