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Telefónica Reviews

Updated September 4, 2017
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Pros
  • The work/life balance was the best from all places I've worked in (in 56 reviews)

  • Large, varied organisation with commitment to flexible working (in 50 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. "Excellent work environment, very professional and dynamic"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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. "customer service advisor"

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

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    great place
    great people
    opportunities to excel within

    Cons

    flexible shift can sometimes be annoying

    Advice to Management

    keep it up!

  3. "ICT Category Manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - ICT Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - ICT Manager in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Company to work for - Brilliant collaborative people & Culture the likes I hope to work for again ..

    Cons

    Market consolidation in the Irish Mobile Market


  4. "Great Place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Santiago (Chile)
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in Santiago (Chile)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    A lot of benefits and a great team

    Cons

    Bonuses depend on the telco performance


  5. "Great place to work, amazing people and a very innovation company"

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

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

    Pros

    Innovative company
    great benefits
    Work From Home

    Cons

    Cannot Jump Grades
    Politics
    Directors and Management are not really engaging
    Also you cannot change jobs without managers approvals


  6. "Communications manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santiago (Chile)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Santiago (Chile)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A great place to learn, to experiment, to experience new challenges and to collaborate with others.

    Cons

    Some stressful times and overload.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on with good communication among teams and specially good leadership.


  7. "Store Leader"

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

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

    Pros

    This is one of the best employers I have worked for, they really put the employee at the hart of driving the business

    Cons

    not a lot to say, other than I would only recommend this company to someone that want to help others succeeded

  8. "Great company to work for."

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Territory Trainer in Milton Keynes, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Territory Trainer in Milton Keynes, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Investment on development
    Rewards hard work
    Progression
    Great brand
    Industry leader
    Invests in the future
    Puts customers at the heart of everything they do

    Cons

    None - I love my job
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    Advice to Management

    Always be passionate about your people


  9. "Great company in Telcommunication World"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Hamburg (Germany)
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Hamburg (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica (More than a year)

    Pros

    It's a great company, with big benefit and the company's environment and culture make your stay at Telefonica very comfortable in addition to ha great workers inside

    Cons

    It's hard go in the company if you are not already inside previously

    Advice to Management

    I think it'd would be fine if the company give more opportunities to the new workers without a lot of experience.


  10. "Great opportunity for a first contact with the labour market"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Big Data Analyst in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Intern - Big Data Analyst in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    It is a leading company in its sector that invests a lot in technology.

    Cons

    It is difficult to sign a contract once the internship is over.

    Advice to Management

    Invest more in interns' training.


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