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Qwest (U S WEST) pre-CenturyLink merger

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Former Employee - Inventory Planner in Denver, CO (US)
Former Employee - Inventory Planner in Denver, CO (US)

I worked at Qwest full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Great benefits, good forward-looking company, great supervisor

Cons

Because the company is so large, there tends to be a lot of red tape

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Allow directors to manage their own teams/budgets; stop micro-managing.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Poor Leadership makes for Poor Morale!

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    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in Denver, CO (US)
    Former Employee - Software Development Manager in Denver, CO (US)

    I worked at Qwest full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    It was a great place to learn the skills I needed to start a career somewhere more ethical and appreciative of their people.

    Cons

    Between the dishonest directors taking huge bribes for poor software purchases that they knew would never work in their environment to the outsourcing of all in state to jobs to India, Qwest screwed the American worked for years.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Poor Leadership leads to poor morale. People do not enjoy their jobs at all and they definitely don't trust their directors, especially a couple of "Senior Directors" located in Denver that take huge bribes and then implement brand new broken version 1.0 software packages.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    sluggish and laid back company

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Qwest full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    work life balance, work hours flexibilty

    Cons

    lack of growth for high achievers

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    retain talent by providing exciting opportunities

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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