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Telefónica Reviews

Updated March 23, 2017
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Pros
  • Good Work/Life Balance and Compensation & Benefits (in 50 reviews)

  • It also encouraged flexible working in which employees could work from home or anywhere really without having to come to the office (in 44 reviews)

Cons
  • Some of the disadvantages are: senior management is not always available, sometimes there is a feel of a barrier between seniors and regular employees (in 18 reviews)

  • Sometimes as it is a big Company you need to involve quite a few people to progress with a project (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • 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

    Pros

    People focused
    Great culture
    Lots of training
    Fast moving

    Cons

    Tough industry but makes for a more challenging role

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up


  2. "Excellent place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Motivated digital organisation with strong plans for diversification from core mobile

    Cons

    Multi country cross functional teams need better comms tools e.g. better VC facilities

    Advice to Management

    Improve the central programme mgmt function


  3. "Great Opportunity"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Planning Coordinator in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Planning Coordinator in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ir is a great Company worldwide thats has a good Enviroment. It is in the Top 3 of Great Place To Work in Venezuela for the past 5 years. Every day you learn a lot about the business. Has excellent benefits and nice people.

    Cons

    As it is a big company sometimes can be hard to manage changes as it grows. People has too get use to have changes, for their own good.


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  5. "Great opportunities"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Marketing Manager in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lots of training, nice compensation package, respect among peers.
    Autonomy, clear processes and feedback.

    Cons

    At times the enviroment is too familiar, professional lines are crossed by several employess.


  6. "Great company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Huge ambitions
    Thinking outside of the box

    Cons

    Too much red tape
    Too much hierarchy

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the people aspect of Telefonica, they're the ones that really matter


  7. "Telefonica"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Sales Executive in Slough, Berkshire, South East England, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Amazing place and people top work with. Fast paced and a great work ethic.

    Cons

    no downsides to this company.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the good work


  8. "One of the best in Venezuela"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Logistics Supervisor in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Former Employee - Logistics Supervisor in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    The company really focuses on taking care of its employees. The pay is good and so are the benefits. To me, it's definitely one of the best companies to work for in Venezuela. Plus, the working environment is just great. One thing in particular that I like a lot abouta Telefonica Venezuela is that there are many opportunities to move and to grow.

    Cons

    It could be a little more organized. There is usually a lot of work, so you have to be prepared to stay afeter hours sometimes.


  9. "IT Process Manager"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Process Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - IT Process Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Stability, Help from anyone, compensation above average.

    Cons

    Hard to move horizontally to other positions. Even harder to move up to different positions.


  10. "Commercial Intelligence Leader for Business Development"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Intelligence Leader in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Current Employee - Commercial Intelligence Leader in Caracas, Capital District (Venezuela)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great exposure to senior management

    Cons

    It is a burocratic company


  11. "Great company to work for"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • 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 outlook, smart people, plenty of opportunities

    Cons

    It takes too much time to make important decisions



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