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Telefónica Reviews

Updated April 14, 2017
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Telefónica Presidente Ejecutivo D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
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Pros
  • Good Work/Life Balance and Compensation & Benefits (in 51 reviews)

  • It also encouraged flexible working in which employees could work from home or anywhere really without having to come to the office (in 46 reviews)

Cons
  • Some of the disadvantages are: senior management is not always available, sometimes there is a feel of a barrier between seniors and regular employees (in 18 reviews)

  • Sometimes as it is a big Company you need to involve quite a few people to progress with a project (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Excellent work environment, very professional and dynamic"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Global Services Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Global Services Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Telefonica US make sure to bring the best people to the team. The work environment is real positive and friendly. The leadership team is very open to analyze and look for solutions that will improve the services to the customers and finally the challenges are always constant so this always bring new learning and something real good is to work with global customers and colleagues worldwide.

    Cons

    Telefonica in the US is very well organized while Globally speaking the company is too big which means that sometimes is not real fast to move and take decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing this excellent job! We have an outstanding leadership team.


  2. "Systems Administrator and Infrastructure Leader"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Place to Work and to learn, the biggest telecommunications private employer in Venezuela

    Cons

    There is no chance to move with Telefonica to another countries where company is working, if your are working at Venezuela at operational team.

    Advice to Management

    Every body should have a career plan, that would be known by employer an HR.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It is a good company

    Cons

    I dont have any cons to say


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Deal Delivery Specialist/Gatekeeper"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Deal Delivery Specialist/Gatekeeper in Hialeah, FL
    Former Employee - Deal Delivery Specialist/Gatekeeper in Hialeah, FL
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Is a big company were is possible make a carrier I telecommunications area.

    Cons

    Is very complicated to get an opportunity there.

    Advice to Management

    good


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Telefonica"

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

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Teamspirit is great, Strong global structure.

    Cons

    Hierarchy takes too much time


  7. "Technical Support Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Technical Support/Operations Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Technical Support/Operations Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great environment, employees are treated very well. Open to new ideas on how work should be done. Flexible schedule.

    Cons

    Several different projects going on at once. Priorities shift from one to another quicker than they are completed.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Operations Executive Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Better company to achieve balance between life and work. Focused on training and development.So well structured and organized. Amazing benefit plans. Long term career for sure

    Cons

    Nothing. Telefonica was the best place I have worked for. So well structured and organized. Amazing benefit plans. Long term career for sure


  9. "Social Media"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Telefónica as an intern

    Pros

    Ambitious and international scope to telecom. "Great Place to Work" several years in a row. Amazing team and co-workers.

    Cons

    Big corporation trying to innovate in a competitive market that has been disrupted by new technologies.

    Advice to Management

    Be open to fresh and creative ideas.


  10. "Big enterprise"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Head of Commercial Planning
    Current Employee - Head of Commercial Planning
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big enough to move in

    Cons

    Big enough to freeze your career


  11. "Good company,marketable left with few marketable skills"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Allpication Analyst in Leeds, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Allpication Analyst in Leeds, England (UK)
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent company with great benefits linked to the music and data sides of the business. Very old technologies used in parts of IT so not great for technical career growth but you'd have to be a fool not to develop excellent general skills in business side of IT. Most contracts since have proved O2 is very professional with its head screwed on.

    Cons

    Terrible management of offshore contractors leaves gaping holes in applications that are probably put there as deliberate money spinners for the developers off shore. Offshore guys confided that brown paper bags change hands regularly to allow money spinners into production.


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