China Telecom Americas Reviews

Updated 6 Dec 2020

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3.7
59%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
China Telecom Americas President Xu (Steven) Tan    (no image)
Xu (Steven) Tan
9 Ratings
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  • "They actually pay you in Chinese Yuan and through Alipay(in 7 reviews)

  • "Bureaucratic procedures which make things ineffective; Horizontal management style; No clear career path(in 5 reviews)

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  1. "Salary lower than local labor market"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    CTA usually does not lay off people.

    Cons

    Salary lower than local labor market

  2. "Good working environment; Cultural diversified;"

    3.0
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    Current Employee - Accountant in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Multinational company with well-structured company policy. Friendly working environment. Cultural diversity is well accepted.

    Cons

    Bureaucratic procedures which make things ineffective; Horizontal management style; No clear career path


  3. "Relaxed but not good for promote"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Business Analyst 

    I worked at China Telecom Americas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Relaxed, you don't have to rush. Everyone is friendly and willing to help

    Cons

    Salary is low and limited opportunity to get promote

  4. "Working at China Telecom Americas"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Manager in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    diverse cultural experience, training, benefits, work environment, corporate culture

    Cons

    negative press due to political environment

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  5. COVID-19

    "so niceeeee"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Business Development 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas part-time

    Pros

    the very warm work atmosphere

    Cons

    due to COVID-19, we need to work remotely.

  6. "Work environment"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Marketing Analyst in Markham, ON
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at China Telecom Americas full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work environment and people

    Cons

    The salary is relatively low.

  7. "good opportunity to enter the telecomunication industry"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Network Engineer I 

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas full-time

    Pros

    easy to start the job

    Cons

    shift is hard to accommodate yourself

  8. "Good company"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Business Development in Herndon, VA

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas full-time

    Pros

    Nice breakfast. Good atmosphere. A place to grow.

    Cons

    Not yet found. May need more time to discover.

  9. "NO BASIC SALARY"

    1.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Intern 
    Doesn't Recommend
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at China Telecom Americas part-time

    Pros

    cover your CTexcel plan fee

    Cons

    work for CTEXCEL for over a month, and got $5 in total

  10. "Good company"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in Herndon, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at China Telecom Americas full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great salary and benefits, good people and team

    Cons

    limitation of market in US

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