BT Reviews

Updated 2 Jul 2020

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3.6
71%
Recommend to a Friend
88%
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Philip Jansen
332 Ratings
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  • "Lots of overpaid senior management who dont add much real value(in 139 reviews)

  • "Overall work life balance is decent but there were often times when this was not the case also(in 119 reviews)

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  1. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Forecast Analyst in Colchester, England

    I worked at BT full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible working was very handy

    Cons

    None that I can think of

  2. "Review"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Engineer in London, England

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment and team

    Cons

    I cannot mention any cons at the moment

  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Operations Team Manager in Accrington, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Development, pay, perks, people, challenges

    Cons

    Not for you if you don't like change

  4. "A great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Corporate Affairs 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I've received training, salary progression, had various different roles and on the whole had very good managers.

    Cons

    It's a huge organisation, so lot of bureaucracy, but it's definitely improved over the years

  5. "Places to move"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Great opportunity to move around the business

    Cons

    Slow to get things done

  6. "Great opportunities and people though the compensation leaves a lot to be desired."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Support Manager in London, England
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BT full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People are great Line management have been good Opportunities - Lots of chances to pick up responsibilities

    Cons

    Training - The formal/external training does not really exist. Compensation - Very poor salary.

  7. "Don't come here as a young professional"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Finance Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at BT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Ability to move around the business

    Cons

    Don't value young employees. Many young, motivated employees are forced out as they are not rewarded sufficiently. Would not recommend BT to any ambitious young professionals or any graduates.

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  8. "Good company"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Service Manager in Newcastle, England

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Big company with plenty opportunities

    Cons

    Spread out and dispersed workforce

  9. "Decent"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Liverpool, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Good pension and historically has been a great employer

    Cons

    A lot more ruthless recently and moving towards compulsory redundancies

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  10. "No drive for improvement"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Ipswich, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Many of the people you'll work with in non upper management positions are great. Pluralsight available for training and learning.

    Cons

    Dated technology, no real drive to improve, little care for people at the bottom of the hierarchy.

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