Chunghwa Telecom Reviews

Updated 5 February, 2015
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  1. Legacy ICT company still looking for a chance to survive

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I worked at Chunghwa Telecom

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

    Pros

    1. Good salary
    2. Nice welfare
    3. Stable. Don't need to worry about being laid-off (at least 10 years)

    Cons

    1. Bureaucratic management
    2. Slow and Stupid execution and operation in terms of Fast Software Development Lifecycle
    3. Killing young blood

    Advice to Management

    For the quality of products, not for the year-end assessment

  2. Deputy Engineer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer in Taoyuan (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Engineer in Taoyuan (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (more than 3 years)

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

    Pros

    take time to take care family

    Cons

    no more challenge to work

    Advice to Management

    less talk just do it and not escape responsibility

  3. x

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Intern - Intern in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Intern - Intern in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom as an intern (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good work environment and the staff

    Cons

    restaurant in the company is always crowded

    Advice to Management

    x

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  5. a peaceful environment with regular work time

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Chunghwa Telecom is the largest ISP in Taiwan, it implies that you can learn and design service in the relatively bigger (but much smaller than AT&T) scope of network. The co-workers here are usually friendly. The work time is generally regular.

    Cons

    The salary is extremely low and the policies of company is redundant and complicated.

  6. Good job but a local company

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Taipei (Taiwan)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good salary if you're freshman here. Good opportunity to work with some smart people here. Nice working environment and work-life balanced.

    Cons

    Salary grows slowly. Too many meetings for management to make decisions. The average employee's age is more than 40-year-old. Sometimes we have communication generation gap.

    Advice to Management

    Keep moving forward!

  7. assistant

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Clerk in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Assistant Clerk in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (more than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Stable company because it's used to be own by government

    Cons

    bureaucracy, few chances to get promoted, task schedule is a mass, required you will have very high chance to do the jobs of RD, QA, PM at the same.

    Advice to Management

    Please hire professional PM

  8. OK salary at first, but very hard to get promotion.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good for people with family, won't get you rich, but you can live with normal and peace life.

    Cons

    More and more pressure in the rent year, company EPS is getting lower because of government policy, worry about company future.

    Advice to Management

    Try to let young people talk. Pay more attention to new business.

  9. Fairly good company if you want to strike a balance between work and life in Taiwan

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Assistant Clerk in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Assistant Clerk in Taipei (Taiwan)

    I have been working at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (more than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    1.The largest ISP company in Taiwan, so there are some large-scale programming projects, and you can gain different working experiences compared with other companies.

    2.Non-Exempt Employee in most situations:
    This is the rarely "benefit" for labors in Taiwan.
    If you work overtime accidentally, you have the right to claim overtime wages, but it is impossible to do it in most of the companies in Taiwan.

    Cons

    Like most large companies, bureaucracy and unsuitable regulation or would be the big burdens of this company.
    1.When you are working, you have to make a choice between pursuing greatness or obeying the standard operation procedure of some criteria e.g. ISO

    2.Some of people here just do their jog with lazy attitude, because they are too old to pursue greatness.

    3.It takes a lot of time to do routines e.g. you are asked to be a visitor at a meeting, although maybe it does not concern you a lot.

    Advice to Management

    Reasonable key performance index is the basic requirement of our grass-root level workers.

  10. Most people working here usually have a good work/life balance. But some people have heavy loading.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Computer Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)
    Current Employee - Computer Engineer in Taipei (Taiwan)

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

    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. good work/life balance
    2. good relationship between employees
    3. good employee benefit

    Cons

    1. Unfair job loading
    2. Low relation between employee's performance and payback
    3. Some middle manager is too old & lack of competence.
    4. Big problem in promotion & compensation system

    Advice to Management

    Management should more focus & concentrate on company's core competence.

  11. old culture

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Researcher in Taoyuan (Taiwan)
    Former Employee - Assistant Researcher in Taoyuan (Taiwan)

    I worked at Chunghwa Telecom full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Stable , Not bad pay, good bonus

    Cons

    Too many meaningless works, no training for newbie

    Advice to Management

    Change your brain

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