Telstra Reviews

Updated Jun 16, 2021

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4.0
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Andrew Penn
884 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance flexibility opprtunities(in 283 reviews)

  • "Financial secure with flexible working conditions(in 262 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Ongoing restructures throughout my career(in 69 reviews)

  • "There's a lot of red tape that can slow work down(in 60 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee

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      Mar 31, 2021 - Team Leader in Adelaide, CA
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      Pros

      Great work environment at this company

      Cons

      No cons as such for this company.

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 1 year

      Excellent culture, large/complex business

      Mar 2, 2021 - Senior Solution Architect in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Very strong culture supporting employees well-being. Excellent benefits and pay.

      Cons

      Can be difficult working across time-zones, and workload can be heavy. Final service delivery and provisioning can be a challenge, but it gets done.

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Voice Network Engineer

      Mar 29, 2021 - Voice Network Engineer in New York, NY
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      Pros

      Excellent company to work for

      Cons

      Lack of leadership directions in the management team

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    4. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Good company

      Mar 16, 2021 - Human Resources 
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      Pros

      Positive experience at this organization.

      Cons

      None that I can think of.

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      company

      Feb 10, 2021 - Senior Accountant in New York, NY
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good company, nice people, great location

      Cons

      no training, no opportunity to grow

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    6. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Interesting

      Feb 18, 2021 - Sales in San Francisco, CA
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good work and life balance

      Cons

      Lack of accountability for poor performers

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee

      On balance a good employer

      Sep 7, 2020 - Team Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      A great place to work on things at a scale you won't find elsewhere in Australia. Opportunities exist for career growth, reasonable pay rates and good employee working conditions.

      Cons

      Bureaucratic by its nature. The extent to which this affects you depends a lot on where you go. Complex and entrenched supplier agreements complicate change initiatives. Team managers are generally not entrusted with budgetary control, making life harder than it needs to be.

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    8. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

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      Jan 21, 2021 - Account Executive in Melbourne, AR
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexibility of work. Good changes are happening in the business.

      Cons

      Legacy systems impacting efficiency everyday

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    9. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Directionless

      Sep 7, 2020 - Strategist 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Employee-first mentality, good connection to global offices and people

      Cons

      No real strategy in many sectors, failed services group, uninspiring executive leadership, failure to innovate

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Sinking Ship

      Jan 18, 2020 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Telstra occupies many floors in the building

      Cons

      No local leadership Few female leaders Constant flow of sponsored Australian men taking up positions, when company is told they are cutting costs

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