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Telekom Malaysia Reviews

Updated October 15, 2018
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Pros
  • "Good work/life balance - 1/2 day on every last Friday" (in 13 reviews)

  • "A good environment for fresh grad to expose themselves in a working environment" (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • "Sick of low salary, doesnt have much benefits like contract and permanent staff" (in 4 reviews)

  • "Mid managers tend to make things more complex even though the top management have approved certain projects" (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Best Company Engagement"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Recommends

    I worked at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Worked in an HR Department from 2008 - 2013. The environment, vibe and culture is so engaging in TM. The opportunity to explore new things in HR is immerse.

    Cons

    Started to decline in 2012 in term of HR top management. The management failed to understand on how to motivate and engage the HR staff

    Advice to Management

    To look back and materialize on the company culture and values


  2. "Useless"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    nothing is good about this company.

    Cons

    Useless people with useless management.

    Advice to Management

    All of you resign. Please fire 70% of the workforce also.

  3. "Principal, Risk Management & Business Continuity Management"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal, Risk & BCM in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Principal, Risk & BCM in Petaling Jaya (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good staff benefit
    Big organization - opportunity to be assign in different roles and at different lines of business

    Cons

    Salary is not as high as the competitors

    Advice to Management

    Be bold, go beyond the ordinary


  4. "Very good company"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Assistant Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Very well organized and structured. Staffs are helpful and support each other. Good opportunity for freshies as they may opt for flexi benefit.

    Cons

    Tough competition to get promotion.

    Advice to Management

    Load balance of work distribution.


  5. "bad management"

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

    I have been working at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    good colleague and good team leader

    Cons

    heavy workload and always keep changing

    Advice to Management

    change your attitude


  6. "Project Management Team"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Damansara (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Damansara (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great health benefit and compensation plan

    Cons

    Mid managers tend to make things more complex even though the top management have approved certain projects.


  7. "TM embracing changes"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits, annual leave, working hours,

    Cons

    Transformational changes need to be addressed properly. Business process not firm.

    Advice to Management

    Aggressive Marketing strategy is critical in new Malaysia.

  8. "Good Company with poor management"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    A chill place to work. Things move slow if you like that kind of things

    Cons

    There is no meritocracy. Politically driven. Some are very racist.


  9. "Great work/life balance but poor management"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    - Good work/life balance - 1/2 day on every last Friday
    - Generous Annual Leaves for permanent staffs
    - Good allowance package (13% EPF, Unlimited Medical, travel, meal, mobile, broadband, lodging etc)
    - Friendly colleagues

    Cons

    - Too many departments and too many people earning easy money without doing much
    - Top management changes frequently
    - Politics
    - Very low salary/bonus/increment compared to other GLC
    - No salary realignment for people who earned certifications
    - Very difficult to move up the corporate ladder

    Advice to Management

    - Align salary based on competency of staffs


  10. "Incumbent Telco"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telekom Malaysia full-time

    Pros

    Wide experience in telecomms
    Good staff benefits

    Cons

    Lack of organization efficiency
    Hierarchical


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