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Telefónica Spain Reviews

Updated March 21, 2017
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Telefónica Presidente Ejecutivo D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
D. José María Álvarez-Pallete López
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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. "Data scientist"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    - People
    - Opportunities around the group
    - Social benefits
    - Stability

    Cons

    - Differences between companies within Telefónica
    - Hard to promote


  2. "Awesome company with some legacy problems to overcome"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • 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

    Amazing ambitious projects to get involved in. Global reach with a friendly culture and a wide range of opportunities.

    Cons

    Too much reallocation of profiles which are no longer needed in the company. No clear career plans. Extremely hierarchical. Much young talent lost due to lack of progression in career path.


  3. "telefonica"

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    • 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

    good employer well paid promotion

    Cons

    some times hard to work


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  5. "Technology Specialist"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Technology Specialist in Madrid (Spain)
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good colleagues, if you are on the right project everything will go smooth

    Cons

    Not easy to move to change project


  6. "Great company"

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

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

    Pros

    Vision, different business lines to work in, innovation capabilities, highly skilled team, fair salaries (including health insurance, retirement funds...)

    Cons

    Difficulties in being promoted due to the big amount of employees and most of it executives. There is not a clear professional career.

    Advice to Management

    More transparency and confidence in middle management


  7. "Marketing Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company, salaries over the mean of the market, good work-life balance

    Cons

    Bureaucratic, slow, a lot of roles overlapped


  8. "cost cutting will hurt employment opportunities"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Exciting projects, smart colleagues, focus on innovation

    Cons

    revenues are declining and company is in serious cost cutting mode


  9. "Disapointing"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of IOT in Madrid (Spain)
    Former Employee - Head of IOT in Madrid (Spain)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Flexible work schedule. Chance to travel and interact with different cultures.

    Cons

    Unclear always changing strategy. Talent is hard to find because of that.

    Advice to Management

    You need to take a desition on who you are! A telco, digital services company?


  10. "Big company that has frequent reorganizations."

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities, good salaries in general, good benefits, resources.

    Cons

    Slow at taking decisions, not employee oriented, some old fashioned areas.


  11. "Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telefónica full-time

    Pros

    good working enviroment
    , retribution above average of the Sector,
    Very good Company

    Cons

    Limited career professional when a certain age is reached, expatriation cases should be much better managed



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