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Telefónica Reviews

Updated July 19, 2017
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Pros
  • The work/life balance was the best from all places I've worked in (in 56 reviews)

  • It also encouraged flexible working in which employees could work from home or anywhere really without having to come to the office (in 49 reviews)

Cons
  • Middle management lacks strategic information and sometimes looks misaligned whith senior management (in 19 reviews)

  • Sometimes as it is a big Company you need to involve quite a few people to progress with a project (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "One of the best Telco Companies in the world"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • 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

    Great professionals. Learning environment. International mobility options.

    Cons

    Not very known in the US. Difficult market to work for.


  2. "Good Time"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Itwas fn, lots today, Meet Daily quotas

    Cons

    Slow day, sometimes get blame for having a slow week

  3. "Good place for technical engineers"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Flexibility such as work from home, work schedule and vacation scheme is good. Bonus and benefits weigh in as well. Technical freedom is welcome too.

    Cons

    Way too many managers and some tend to be afraid of change. It is quite difficult to step up on your career.


  4. "Software Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Big company with space to grow

    Cons

    Too focused on revenue, lack of innovation


  5. "Marketing Coordinator"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Great team and good benefits

    Cons

    The company's policies are old school and the process are slow


  6. "IT department"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy work that requires a lot more skills keeping everybody happy than doing actual engineering work. Fun environment to work in.

    Cons

    Work estimates often way beyond what was really required. Contractors often treated badly compared to employees.

    Advice to Management

    Direct managers did as good a job as they could. Leadership should be aware that if there is not a lot to deliver people will start playing politics instead of doing work.


  7. "excellent company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    working environment is terrific plus is a company where the customer is priority, leadership and training are A level

    Cons

    retirement plan not good enough. sdfsds df r gfg g rtrgg

  8. "Excelent Work Environment"

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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

    Pros

    Friendly atmosphere, nice and smart people to work with

    Cons

    Some of my colleagues had difficult to climb the corporate ladder. Low managerial positions available.


  9. "Amazing company . Brave people working in tough environments."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big multinational. Multicultural. International experience. get what you want

    Cons

    Small in the USA. old fashion business

    Advice to Management

    USA needs different treatment. Do not think as european. Think American!


  10. "Great Company"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Coordinator in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)

    I worked at Telefónica (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Possibility to develop a career in the Company.
    Good School
    Best Place to Work for several years
    Among the largest companies in the Telecom Industry (

    Cons

    It is a company that used to be owned by the government; therefore, sometimes it is possible to find bureaucracy problems.


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