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Telefónica Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Normally good work / life balance in the UK, not so much in Spain (in 61 reviews)

  • Large, varied organisation with commitment to flexible working (in 51 reviews)

Cons
  • Work life balance is not so great as we work long weekends (in 11 reviews)

  • Disconnect with senior management (in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons

  1. "Good place to stay quiet"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Employee - Finance Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It has incredible values, and a traditional culture. Women can grow and you will never be fired.

    Cons

    If you want to do something challenging, this is not the place to stay

    Advice to Management

    They are changing the culture in a good direction, but it will still take a while


  2. "Nice place"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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

  3. "Ein durchaus guter Job.."

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Nette und hilfsbereite Kollegen, flache Hirarchien, dazu noch ein schönes Büro mit spektakulärer Aussicht.

    Cons

    Unorganisierte Arbeitsaufteilung, wenig Lob und Anerkennung vom Vorgesetzten,


  4. "Commercial Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Panamá (Panama)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Panamá (Panama)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    International company. Top Tier telecommunications Company. Good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Could be unsatable due to company changes.


  5. "one of the best places to work"

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

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

    Pros

    secure environment, ongoing training, customer prioritization

    Cons

    tendency to maintain silos and traditional incumbent culture

    Advice to Management

    continue the recent efforts for a full company transformation to the new digital era


  6. "Good place to learn Networking"

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Network Analyst in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very good job to learn Networking. Goof team!

    Cons

    If you are not good working under presure, don't go there.


  7. "Software Engineering at Telefonica UK"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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!

  8. "Moderner und sehr guter Arbeitgebe"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Munich, Bayern (Germany)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Sehr gute Aufgaben, viel Freiraum
    Sehr gute Bezahlung und Sozialleistungen
    Moderne Arbeitsplätze
    Gute Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Sehr häufige und teilweise etwas ziellose Change Initiativen

    Advice to Management

    Seit mutig, offen und ehrlich... auch, nein gerade in schwierigen Entscheidungen.


  9. "Trade Marketing Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Good environment;
    Dress code is frendly;
    Goog benefits.

    Cons

    Doesn't care about work/life balance;
    Competitive people
    Doesn't delivery to customer what promisses

    Advice to Management

    More orientation.


  10. "Great opportunity to grow"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Business Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Opportunities to grow
    - Very dynamic environment
    - Management open for suggestions
    - Great benefits

    Cons

    - Bureaucracy
    - Lack of leadership skills in some of managements

    Advice to Management

    As this is a company where a lot of young people became managers, I believe more then know how to do the job a manager also should have, develop skills to lead people to explore their potential.


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