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Telefónica Reviews

Updated January 7, 2018
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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. "Okayish"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor in Hounslow, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Part-time Sales Advisor in Hounslow, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    You get to learn a lot from this job! It will show you different types of skills especially sales experience. Convincing customers to buy and up-selling is a key element that you learn with this job. Perfect while you do something else for example, university.

    Cons

    Too stressful, too much of hassle to deal with. A lot of drama because of the nature of the job.


  2. "Gone but not forgotton"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Great colleagues and interesting work

    Cons

    It's size - very large organisation

  3. "Nice place"

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

    Pros

    Outstanding place to professional and personal development

    Cons

    No comments at all. Nothing serious to highlight


  4. "Software Engineering at Telefonica UK"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Competitive Salary, Good Pension, Private Healthcare. Can work from home a couple of days per week

    Cons

    No training, a lot of contract staff, development work is interrupted by service affecting issues

    Advice to Management

    Provide some training!


  5. "Sales manager"

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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

    Pros

    Large company, a lot of customers

    Cons

    To much change, to slow, demissions twice a year


  6. "Ok as a stop gap job"

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    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Advisor in Warrington, North West England, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Modern building with good facilities.
    Easy to move around to different teams.
    Lots going on and they make an effort for charity events.

    Cons

    There is a lot of micromanagement.
    Staff turn over is high.
    Can be inflexible when it comes to shifts.
    Expected to work 3 weekends out of 4 and most Public holidays.

    Advice to Management

    Give staff a little more empowerment.


  7. "Huge corporation"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Footprint, resources, Universitas, too big to fail, everyone needs a smartphone and data connection

    Cons

    Too big, Shrinking margins, high debt

  8. "PreSales Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Young workers
    Social benefits
    Flexible hours
    Nice offices

    Cons

    Pressure and workloak.
    Management does not let you move to a different position, it feels like you are tied to your chair to keep doing your job.
    Salaries can be different doing the same job. They are not related to how you perform.

    Advice to Management

    Believe in change and support careers for young people


  9. "Good experience for graduate or entry level"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Advisor in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly and Relaxing enviroment, Good Benefits

    Cons

    salary below the avarage, no career opportunities


  10. "Working at Telefonica"

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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

    Good opportunities within the company.

    Cons

    not well payed and need to improve a lot the human resources management.

    Advice to Management

    Really need to focus and invest on Digital Services to be a relevant player in the global market. If not, it is only a question of time that other global competitors will lead the market that Telefonica is still on the top (Telecommunications)


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