O2 Overview

  • www.o2.co.uk
  • Slough, United Kingdom
  • 5001 to 10000 Employees
  • 2002
  • Subsidiary or Business Segment
  • Cable, Internet & Telephone Providers
  • $5 to $10 billion (USD)

O2 is the principal commercial brand of Telefónica UK Limited, part of the global telecommunications group Telefónica S.A, headquartered in Spain and operating in Europe, and North, Central and South America. O2 has more than 35 million connections, providing 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G ...
Mission: At O2 we’re all about providing the technology that creates new, exciting and personal experiences for more than 25 million people. We here to make every day better. Not just for our customers, but for our people too. So whether you’re looking for ongoing career development and ...

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2020(#27), 2019(#29), 2018(#35)

Top CEOs: 2019(#13), 2018(#49)

Company Updates

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We're thrilled to be reopening our stores across Northern Ireland today. We can't wait to see you! We'll be maintaining social distancing and digital queueing so you can shop safely 📱 Here's what you can expect in-store. See you soon 💙
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30 April 2021
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O2 - Why Work With Us?

At O2 it’s our responsibility to be there for our customers, providing fantastic connectivity and the best value while maintaining the industry’s leading customer service. We’re all about providing technology that creates new, exciting and personal experiences for more than 35 million people.

O2 strives to do the right thing both as a business and for its customers.  We have committed to becoming net zero by 2025 and to working with supply chain partners to reduce carbon emissions by 30% in the next five years.

We’re here to make every day better. Not just for our customers, but for our people too. With more than 6,500 employees across three main office sites and more than 440 retail stores, we were named a Best Place to Work in Glassdoor’s 2019 Employee’s Choice Awards.

Our industry-leading inclusive policies have been recognised with a National Inclusion Standard accreditation. In 2019 we introduced 14 weeks’ paid paternity leave for heterosexual and same-sex couples, and launched a toolkit for employees considering transitioning at work. 

O2 is the only telecom named in the Social Mobility Employer Index for the last three years.

So, whether you’re looking for ongoing career development and support, fantastic people policies and networks, or great benefits and generous rewards, we’ll help you find it. We’ll give you the freedom to make O2 your kind of place.

Most of all, it’s the answer to that one big question: Why O2? #OurPeopleAreTheReason and we are a team. Become a part of #TeamO2

O2 Reviews

4.3
87%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Mark Evans
Mark Evans
252 Ratings
Top CEOs 2019
Featured Review
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"Puts their people first"

Current Employee - Store Leader in Birmingham, England, England
Recommends
Positive Outlook

I have been working at O2 full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Career opportunities
Support from line management
Flexibility to suit family life
Paid in full during each lockdown
Working with great people

Cons

The usual downsides to working in retail across Christmas etc

Advice to Management

Be proactive
Focus on self development
Network
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O2 Interviews

Experience
Positive60%
Negative22%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online81%
Recruiter8%
Recruitment Agency5%
Difficulty
2.8
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    Sales Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Newcastle, England, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied through other source. I interviewed at O2 (Newcastle, England, England) in Apr 2021

    Interview

    Good interview really friendly management, I was really nervous but he understood and helped me get though the interview, the interview it's self lasted about an hour, I reserved a call the next day for a second interview and that only lasted half an hour, the next day I reserved a call telling me I got the job
    Interview

    Give me a sales pitch for the Iphone 12

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O2 Awards & Accolades

  • Top 10 Inclusive EmployerBritish LGBT Awards2021
  • Bronze AcceditationInclusive Employers2021
  • Best Network CoverageuSwitch2021
  • Most Reliable Network - 3rd year runningGlobal Wireless Solutions Inc.2021
  • Best Mobile Network OperatorWhichUK2021

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