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Telefónica Reviews

Updated September 13, 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. "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


  2. "Good experience for graduate or entry level"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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

  3. "Working at Telefonica"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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)


  4. "Exciting"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Volunteer Coordinator in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)
    Current Employee - Volunteer Coordinator in Bogotá, Bogota (Colombia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    You have complete control of your functions, its a fast-paced, exciting company, almost every position allows you to interact with other countries

    Cons

    Little to no chance for growing, difficult movility inside the company


  5. "Great company to work for."

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    • 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


  6. "Recruiter"

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

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

    Pros

    flexibility, work life balance, working spaces

    Cons

    to much hirarchy,difficult to get a permanent contracts, bad salary conditions compared to other jobs in same company

    Advice to Management

    improve the on boarding, improve the labor law management


  7. "Digital Strategy Coordinator"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing Strategist in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Digital Marketing Strategist in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible, easy to grow, global

    Cons

    Stubborn, low level people, stuck

  8. "Stable job"

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

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Good atmosphere. Work pressure some time

    Cons

    Not clear process and promotion opportunities


  9. "Product Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Good salaries and HR benefits

    Cons

    Traditional business and sometimes traditional processes


  10. "Good benefits, low autonomy"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Systems Analyst in Curitiba (Brazil)

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

    Pros

    Excellent health insurance, nice profit participation

    Cons

    Stiff processes, they don't value technical expertise


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