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Updated January 15, 2018
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Telefónica Presidente Ejecutivo D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
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  • Work life balance is not so great as we work long weekends (in 11 reviews)

  • Disconnect with senior management (in 21 reviews)

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  1. "Good company to learn"

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

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    A lot to learn inside

    Cons

    No opportunity for growth


  2. "good enterprise"

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    Current Employee - Directeur commercial in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Directeur commercial in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    good spirit and flexibility in the company. Possibility to relocate, and various opportunities

    Cons

    spanish mandatory, internal tools old

    Advice to Management

    to improve communication

  3. "Management services."

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    Former Employee - Anonymous in Doral, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous in Doral, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good employment packages, bonus, insurances, vacations, and 401K.

    Cons

    Average weekly hours worked 50 - 60.

    Advice to Management

    Promote sales nationwide.


  4. "Talentum Telefonica Undergrad Program 2012"

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

    Pros

    One of the best Companies to work in Spain, great opportunities, they care for their employees

    Cons

    The path is slow, and you might expect long time to grow


  5. "Good place to learn Networking"

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    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Very good job to learn Networking. Goof team!

    Cons

    If you are not good working under presure, don't go there.


  6. "IT technician"

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    Current Employee - IT Technician in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - IT Technician in Austin, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Supportive team, good to get background

    Cons

    Not pay what you worth it


  7. "Network Analyst"

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

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

    Pros

    i have nothing to add

    Cons

    low salary, no holidays and impossible to work

  8. "Very good place to work"

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    Current Employee - IT Infrastructure Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - IT Infrastructure Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good place to work, benefits are awesome, more than I expected and the experience after five years is not bad

    Cons

    Not American culture to work, it is a Spanish company then they have another way to work and take decisions


  9. "Keep looking - there are better options out there"

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

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay
    100% company paid health insurance
    Work-life balance depending on the situation or department you land in

    Cons

    No career advancement opportunities unless connections with management in Spain
    No clear career ladder
    No meritocracy
    Extremely bureaucratic and pyramidal
    No processes to solve complex thing or a million processes to solve simple things
    Employees must pay travel expenses out of pocket with refunds easily taking 30+ days
    No respect for employees time
    Meetings always start late and some management-called meetings can start at 2pm and run through 10pm
    Lots of problems created by gray areas between different groups regarding where responsibilities land
    Very poor internal tools

    Advice to Management

    Burn the house and start over


  10. "Excellent place to work"

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    Current Employee - Incident Analyst
    Current Employee - Incident Analyst
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    New challenges everyday.
    Opportunity to learn new things and concepts.
    Stable job.

    Cons

    Light rotation, due to the fact that people tend to find work in another places.


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