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Telefónica Reviews

Updated April 22, 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. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Manager in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Great compensation and benefits, work from home and flexible schedule

    Cons

    Stressful ambiance and lack of strategy or business focus


  2. "Senior In Life and Retention Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great People, Flexible working in terms of both hours and days in the office, Can move around the business if manager is in agreement, good development opportunities for graduates less so for people who have been in the business for a while

    Cons

    Large business and can feel impersonal, scope for promotion difficult


  3. "HR"

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

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Nothing, a lot of problems

    Cons

    Everything, a lot of things need to change


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  5. "not bad"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Software Architect in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The Job salary and benefits

    Cons

    Politics between deparments in this company are common


  6. "Great company if you are a student"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Guru - Tech Expert in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Guru - Tech Expert in Liverpool, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    If your store does well and hits targets, commission every quarter.
    Pay is just above average.
    Competitions and rewards are regular.

    Cons

    Customers can have an attitude from the moment they walk in.
    Progression can be slow even when you go above and beyond every day.

    Advice to Management

    Concentrate more on training your team.
    Some need to be on the shop floor more often.
    Don't pressure for more when the team are doing an amazing job already.


  7. "Data scientist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    - People
    - Opportunities around the group
    - Social benefits
    - Stability

    Cons

    - Differences between companies within Telefónica
    - Hard to promote


  8. "Good company. Lots of work to do!"

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

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Good benefits and lots of work to do and things to learn and improve

    Cons

    Structure a bit chaotic and it changes very quickly. Too big and inside politics and friendships count a too much.


  9. "Business development leader"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    International exposition and leading multi area staff

    Cons

    Salary, mostly pros than cons


  10. "Technology Specialist"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist in Madrid (Spain)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, if you are on the right project everything will go smooth

    Cons

    Not easy to move to change project


  11. "Business Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Business Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Flexible, great internal marketing. Great external marketing

    Cons

    Not enough fresh blood in organisation. Hiring managers have been there too long and hire from within their own team. Slow to deliver product. Slow to hire new roles.

    Advice to Management

    Get more women in management



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