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Singtel Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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  • Hectic no work life balance, depending which group you are in (in 32 reviews)

  • May have long working hours and political at higher levels (in 16 reviews)

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  1. "SingTel Account manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Singapore (Singapore)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay, also very singaporean environment. Experienced employees. The company will need to reduce its crazy work hours. Great training ground.

    Cons

    Messy company operations, unclear direction from the management. The company will need to reduce its crazy work hours. And also not try to cover up mistakes

    Advice to Management

    Set reasonable targets

    Singtel Response

    Jun 23, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Glad to see that you're positive on the pay, the environment, the colleagues and the training. Noted and appreciate the advice - how do we de-conflict this, though, with our "challenger spirit... More


  2. "My review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Singtel full-time

    Pros

    Loyal and dedicated colleagues. Strong branding

    Cons

    Bureaucratic and slow. Too many internal meetings

    Advice to Management

    Need to break barriers with staff. Too hirachical

    Singtel Response

    Jun 23, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Totally agree with you on the "loyal and dedicated colleagues". Yes, we are making investments to upgrade the systems and processes and do stay with us on this journey with your constructive advice... More

  3. "change managment"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    variety of project available offer opportunities

    Cons

    constant restructure causes too much resource reallocation and disruption

    Singtel Response

    Jun 22, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thanks for sharing your views. Yes, projects here are exciting and offer opportunities for learning. Those who like challenges will like it here. Your view on constant restructuring is a new... More


  4. "SingTel"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Singtel part-time

    Pros

    Quite supportive, very hierachial place

    Cons

    High turnover rate and top-down culture

    Singtel Response

    Jun 22, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thank you for sharing your point of view. Noted that you're no longer with us - so wishing you all the best in the next chapter of your career.


  5. "Good leadership, Long working hours"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good vision from Management on direction of company in the Enterprise space.

    Cons

    Long and stressful hours to achieve the vision.

    Singtel Response

    May 31, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thanks for your feedback. Agree that our management has made bold changes to the business model and has been clear on the direction. I can't deny that hours can be long - but I find it cyclical... More


  6. "Singtel Intern"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - Finance Intern
    Former Employee - Finance Intern

    I worked at Singtel (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly, helpful managers and coworkers

    Cons

    little downside and much upside

    Singtel Response

    May 30, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Hey, nice to know that you have a good opinion of us ! Wishing you all the best in your career choices !


  7. "SingTel"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Senior Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Singtel full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great opportunity for advancement in a large business with many opportunities.

    Cons

    Get lost in the shuffle.

    Advice to Management

    Identify talent renewal as a priority. Invest in dynamic and strategic thinking management for core functions such as HR and Legal

    Singtel Response

    May 21, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thank you for your feedback and your good opinion of Singtel. Also want to thank you for your contribution for the past 5 years. Yes, it is a large organization and one must learn to navigate... More

  8. "personal opinion"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Change Management Specialist in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Change Management Specialist in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Work/life balance
    Working hours 6:30am until 4:00pm

    Cons

    no career progression and less benefit

    Singtel Response

    May 30, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thank you for sharing your thoughts. For career progression, please do speak to your manager or HR Business Partner so that you can have a better understanding of what's available. Just to share a... More


  9. "Old bureaucracy"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Former Employee - Associate Director in Singapore (Singapore)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Singtel full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Free mobile phone subscription for all employees.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic. Too many who's been there too long who are so used to their old ways. However, more new ones are coming in but not fast enough

    Singtel Response

    May 21, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thank you for your feedback and for recommending us. May I share a different perspective ? I have been working closely with those who have been here for a while. It has not been easy for them... More


  10. "Associate Director"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Singtel full-time

    Pros

    Dynamic, fast-paced and well-run

    Cons

    a little too much politics among peers and colleagues.

    Singtel Response

    May 21, 2017 – VP, Group Talent Management and Development

    Thank you for your feedback, your good opinion of us and most of all, for your contribution. I totally agree with you on the pros and it is well put ! As for the "politics", I am not sure if it... More


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