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Updated October 21, 2018
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Pros
  • "loopbaan opportuniteiten, work-life balance, homeworking, extra-legale voordelen" (in 10 reviews)

  • "Gemakkelijk bereikbaar met het openbaar vervoer" (in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Veel politiek gedoe, niet iedereen krijgt kansen en niet iedereen wordt goed gecoacht" (in 3 reviews)

  • "De grootste minpunten zijn hypothetische voorbeelden in mijn ogen: Het is een ongelooflijk groot minpunt als er geen goed samenspel is in een team" (in 3 reviews)

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  1. "Senior Service Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Service Engineer in Hoboken, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Service Engineer in Hoboken, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Proximus full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Benefits and number of holidays in US
    Not longer hours

    Cons

    no options in career
    Salary
    Some repetitive jobs

    Advice to Management

    More vision oi future
    More honnesty


  2. Helpful (1)

    "consider if job security is what you are looking for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Proximus full-time

    Pros

    Proximus is a financially stable company and provides employment to thousands. The material rewards are good. The HQ being in Belgium means there is a variety of jobs available.

    Cons

    Proximus (Belgacom) is an extremely hierarchical and politically lead organisation. The huge overhead leads to lots of inefficiencies and poor job content.

    Advice to Management

    Create a more dynamic company culture, e.g. by introducing some value based leadership and by investing in an employee oriented HR department.

  3. "IoT & Analytics Specialist"

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    Current Employee - IoT & Analytics Marketing Specialist in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - IoT & Analytics Marketing Specialist in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, with a truly can-do work ethic
    The opportunity to take initiative and initiate projects you believe in

    Cons

    Dreadful processes that often block progress

    Advice to Management

    Foster the talents in the organisation and try to keep them by offering a way to grow in the organisation.


  4. "Zombie Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Decent pay, above average benefits (health, car)

    Cons

    Major prevalence of office politics, general incompetence, no real work to do


  5. "Good environment"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Proximus (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good environment for effective people

    Cons

    Good but complex technical environment


  6. "Innovative company with great development opportunities"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Current Employee - Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - innovative company, that knows how to transform itself
    - great development opportunities
    - Belgian based - decision center is close
    - Large opportunities to work regionally
    - Great flexibility (homeworking, schedules, leave) in both ways

    Cons

    - nothing really bad to say


  7. "OK for business as usual"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Brussels (Belgium)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Proximus full-time

    Pros

    no stress
    Good work life balance
    possibility for job change

    Cons

    Slow
    lot of middle management
    poor salary increase perspective

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Proximus"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Brussels (Belgium)
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Brussels (Belgium)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Proximus full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work-from-home (2x/w)
    Flexible hours
    Great Teams
    Work-life in balance

    Cons

    Some managers are not in line with each other
    Nepotism among team leaders and team members
    Once stuck in Finance, almost no possibility to leave


  9. "High potential"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Large corporate, mobile and fixed network

    Cons

    Growth to leadership positions

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to transform


  10. "proximus- good to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Proximus full-time

    Pros

    friendly, flexible, open, well organised.

    Cons

    I do not have any.


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