BT Reviews

Updated 27 September, 2014
Updated 27 September, 2014
339 Reviews
2.8
339 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Not really good work life balance as Clients always keeps you on the toes (in 49 reviews)

  • Great work life balance and ability to work from home to be more effective (in 27 reviews)


Cons
  • work pressure on a higher side , might impact your work life balance (in 16 reviews)

  • Performance management structure mean everyone is out for themselves creating a poor team environment (in 27 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Decent company to work for but slow moving

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    pretty good atmosphere. good benefits.

    Cons

    slow moving and unfocused. Plus missing the boat on some market developments.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    principal consultant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT

    Pros

    large company with loads of opportunities.

    Cons

    there could be lot of red tape

  3.  

    BT

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BT as a contractor for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Large Telecom . . . .

    Cons

    Work life balance .... ... ... ... .

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    better sales

    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to be

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Jumper Engineer  in  Wirral, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Jumper Engineer in Wirral, England (UK)

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

    Pros

    Great to work as given work to do and then almost left alone to do it, no big brother watching all the time. Not stuck in one place get to travel over the local area meeting new and interesting members of the BT team.

    Cons

    As a contractor I just want to finish work and leave BT say must have a lunch break!!

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Very Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Siebel Server Administrator  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Siebel Server Administrator in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Lot of scope to learn
    Helpful colleagues

    Cons

    Lot of pressure
    No rewards and recognition.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    The Tricky "Group Procurement Team" in BT

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager  in  Beijing, Beijing (China)
    Former Employee - Procurement Manager in Beijing, Beijing (China)

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

    Pros

    The management hierachy is not flat while the senior management team set-up the un-realistic costs-saving target crazily.

    Cons

    Only focus on the costs-saving data massaging and cooking.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hari, as BT Chief Procurement Officer (CPO), should consider how to improve the professionalism of this global function team instead of cooking the un-real costs saving data.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Pays good but lack of wow factor

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Developer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at BT full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good Compensation to attract people.

    Cons

    Work and Work Life Balance not good. Only quantity, no quality.

  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Never a dull moment

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Project Manager
    Former Employee - Project Manager

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

    Pros

    I worked in BT for over 33 years and never had a dull day! Some were hard - very hard - but always interesting, from driving round in a yellow van knocking on doors and fixing phones, switchboards and call connect systems to being a full-time Union Rep and then working in Project Management delivering the full remit of BT's product portfolio. Always meeting new people - customers or colleagues

    Cons

    Never paying the rate for the job or tricking you out of bonuses. Under-resourced to meet demand so always overly busy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Just be honest in your dealings with your employees - pay them the advertised rate for the job and honour your promises

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    Not bad - everyone works hard

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager  in  London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Finance Manager in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at BT full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance is better than practice. Compensation is good.

    Cons

    A lot of firefighting as the systems are not up to scratch.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11.  

    BT is global multi vendor and multi technologies scopes and provide good solution for IT services

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Lead Software Developer  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Lead Software Developer in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    It has multi vendor platform to work to gain more exposure in terms of technical aspects and management aspects

    Cons

    Lack in some region software solution.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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