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I have been working at Telefónica full-time for more than 10 years (but not much more... ;-)

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Current Employee - Network Engineer in Madrid (Spain)
Current Employee - Network Engineer in Madrid (Spain)

I have been working at Telefónica full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

With the current rate of unemployment in Spain (26%)? Everyone will claim it is a "secure" company.

Cons

Civil service style of management, high bureaucracy, very different environments with varied treatment for both employees and customers (Telefonica Corp, O2, Telefonica International, European and American countries where Telefonica operates). Too heavy weight of trade unions lacking flexibility, innovation, projection planning and profesionalism in general.

The Peter Principle is usually accomplished in a classic hierarchically structured company like Telefonica. As someone said: "Getting anything done around here is like mating elephants: 1it's done at high level; 2 it's accomplished with a great deal of roaring and screaming; 3 it takes two years to get results.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Specially to the highest level: Telefonica is not a monopoly any more. Did you know?

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

191 Other Employee Reviews for Telefónica (View Most Recent)

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  1.  

    Positive experience for short term contract

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    Former Employee - Customer Care in Cobh (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Customer Care in Cobh (Ireland)

    I worked at Telefónica full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible work hours, subsidized canteen, thorough training.

    Cons

    Company structure is overly hierarchical. Not much room for upwards movement

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    Improve working relationship between permanent staff and temporary staff

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    Great place for your career

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dublin, Dublin (Ireland)

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

    Pros

    Very people focused, they genuinely care about the people who work there, a lot is expected but if you deliver the rewards are there. Good management, great understanding of their market

    Cons

    I've worked here a long time with very little downside, the bearing of Telefonica Spain has become quire heavy due to the state of spain of late and there is no money to do anything but thats a global siuation

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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