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Telkom SA Reviews

Updated August 22, 2017
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  1. "Great place for a career"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great benefits, training encouraged and promotional opportunities . Management listens to you.

    Cons

    No job security in certain fields. Short lunch times . No tesm building


  2. "Operations Manager and Data Technician"

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    Former Employee - Data & Advanced Services Technician & Operations Manager in Northcliff, TX
    Former Employee - Data & Advanced Services Technician & Operations Manager in Northcliff, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telkom SA (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and great training

    Cons

    Promotion and growth are limited

  3. "Telkom, the good and the bad"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Specialist in Cape Town (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people. the money, the constantly changing technology

    Cons

    Inflexible management and processes. Some old government culture still exists in some divisions.

    Advice to Management

    Be more customer obsessed. Acknowledge and reward true exceptional performance. Be more flexible.


  4. "BA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telkom SA full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great employer with the best employee benefits

    Cons

    Nothing honestly. Had the best time there

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work, excellent managerial skills


  5. "IT Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Former Employee - IT Specialist in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telkom SA full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good resources and a conducive work environment.

    Cons

    The "machine" can be a little large at times for effectiveness.

    Advice to Management

    Break down into task groups.


  6. "Benefits"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Centurion (South Africa)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Centurion (South Africa)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Telkom offers great benefits to its employees, this includes vehicle insurances as well as vehicle discounts when purchasing from Bidvest dealerships.

    Cons

    Growth opportunities are a bit limited as the company is trying to find the best operating model

    Advice to Management

    They should keep employees at all levels informed of possible changes that might affect their jobs.


  7. "Finance function"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Controller in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Finance Controller in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Telkom SA full-time

    Pros

    Remuneration is superb. Benefits are very good.

    Cons

    Culture is stagnant, slow and almost not different to government departments.

    Advice to Management

    Collapse this hierarchical structure.

  8. "Technical Officer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Current Employee - Technical Officer in Pretoria, Gauteng (South Africa)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    Good benefits, Medical aid, Retirement fund, company incentives

    Cons

    Very secretive and does not share important information until last minute

    Advice to Management

    Consult with employees at lower levels before making huge company decisions


  9. "Great transformation"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Telkom SA full-time

    Pros

    Great compamy transforming through Innovation, growth and colboration

    Cons

    With transformation comes short term instability


  10. "Consultant"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telkom SA full-time

    Pros

    size of business an advantage

    Cons

    size of management tier a disadvantage


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