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Turkcell Reviews

Updated December 12, 2017
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  • Employee career path is not well defined and most of time you need to responsible for things which are not defined in your responsibilities (in 16 reviews)

  • Overtime working hours, reputation is going bad because of the government pressure (in 15 reviews)

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  1. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Turkcell full-time

    Pros

    Very good school to learn your job. You will be hired anywhere after working here.

    Cons

    It's hard to change the department. There should be more career opportunities.

    Turkcell Response

    Apr 18, 2016 – Talent Recruitment Specialist

    Thank you for your response ! We have an internal hiring system where %90 of our positons are filled by internal candidates.


  2. "Product Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Turkcell full-time

    Pros

    One day home office opportunity per week, friendly collegues, good benefits

    Cons

    Salary is not high, political pressure from the government is high.

    Advice to Management

    Freedom of discussion with high management is necessary. The company doesn't seem to value it's long term employees a lot. Career opportunities are very limited

  3. Helpful (1)

    "One of best"

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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 Turkcell full-time

    Pros

    There is no competition, so no pressure on sales teams

    Cons

    it has been influenced by the government, so things are changing


  4. Helpful (7)

    "Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in West Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Turkcell full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Qualified people.
    Good working hours: 07:30-16:30.
    Side benefits: Smart phone once 3 years, additional bonus once a year, shopping bonus.

    Cons

    Frequent organizational changes.
    Political issues.
    Low salary for jr-sr level.

    Advice to Management

    Give more value to your employees


  5. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    It's an amazing environment to work in. I think they are the best

    Cons

    Nothing in particular. If you love it that's fine and if otherwise thats your choice

    Advice to Management

    Make it possible to reduce the price of some of the goods.


  6. "paf team summer intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Turkcell (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great working environment, great company culture,

    Cons

    many employees were just killing time and not contributing much. also seemed pretty difficult to get promoted


  7. Helpful (5)

    "Good days are gone"

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    Former Employee - Roaming Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Former Employee - Roaming Account Manager in Pittsburgh, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * TSAG, while it was managed by Yusuf, used to be a pro on its own
    * Domestic & international reputation of the company
    * Innovative nature

    Cons

    * A lot of political & government influence
    * Organizational mess
    * Obsolete and jaded, underperforming people who have been with the company for 15 years
    * New location

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of the political influence and people brought by this movement. Bring back Yusuf to lead TSAG and attract high quality HR.

  8. "Corporate Company"

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    Current Employee - Senior IOS Developer in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Current Employee - Senior IOS Developer in Istanbul (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    It is a corporate company with over 10.000 employees.
    Free service
    Good working environment.
    Very good benefits.

    Cons

    Avarage salary.
    Slow business processes.


  9. "Not bad"

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    Former Employee - Sales Account Manager in Antalya (Turkey)
    Former Employee - Sales Account Manager in Antalya (Turkey)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Salary and benefits are good enough

    Cons

    work and life balance isn't how it should be


  10. "Good to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Turkcell full-time

    Pros

    lots of benefits in turkcll

    Cons

    nothing to there in turkcell

    Advice to Management

    nothing


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