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Telefónica Reviews

Updated August 21, 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"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Nice people, nice objectives, clear growth path, career building opportunities

    Cons

    Dress code sometimes makes things boring

    Advice to Management

    Lose the dress code. We are in the XXI century, no need to force a formal dress code on people that will never see a customer.


  2. "Excellent company structure with plenty of room for promotion"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    The management structure and the work life balance are excellent also the opportunities on your doorstep once you start in the company

    Cons

    Working at telefonica a year now and havent found a downside so far. Nothing bad to say at present

  3. "Great place to work"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    * bonus scheme
    * very approachable management
    * friendly people

    Cons

    career progression takes time
    late work hours


  4. "good work environment accross business"

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    Current Employee - Test Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Test Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, magnifient knowledge, vibrant ideas

    Cons

    bad communication between departments best business in the world


  5. "From my last 10 years as a developer, this was the best company I worked - Probably as.Intel,"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Ra`ananna (Israel)
    Current Employee - Senior Software Developer in Ra`ananna (Israel)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Human development
    Professional development
    Freedom of designing
    Investment on people
    NEw technologies
    Excellent people
    Good Human resources
    No politics inside.
    Good Compensation & Benefits

    Cons

    Little place.
    Not exactly when support or R&D are responsible.
    QA requires much effort from R&D.
    Working from home is not liked.
    Car leasing conditions are not the best of the market.
    IT support is poor.


  6. "Good company"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Director in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    City country weather culture people

    Cons

    Exposition languages working hours too long

    Advice to Management

    Rewards


  7. "The best place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Category Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Senior Category Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A large company with opportunities for all

    Cons

    Some things are very difficult to do

    Advice to Management

    It's very importan thing in the future: be a digital company with young and digital people manage the company

  8. "Great Place to Work!"

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    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Quito (Ecuador)
    Current Employee - Human Resources Manager in Quito (Ecuador)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    People oriented employer!!. Good benefits and compensation. Great opportunity to work in a high tech global company. Lots of career opportunites. Dinamic work environment!!

    Cons

    Complex and continuously changing industry with high demand of work


  9. "giant company where you can learn a lot, we must strive to be recognized but worth it"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    good environment
    great pace to work

    Cons

    many hierarchies by company size


  10. "Brilliant place to work always"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Outbound Sales in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Current Employee - Outbound Sales in Dublin, Co. Dublin (Ireland)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Scope for promotion is huge here

    Cons

    Tough economic conditions in europe

    Advice to Management

    Continue to invest in peoople where possible


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