Cable & Wireless

  enterprise.vodafone.co.uk
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Cable & Wireless Caribbean

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

I worked at Cable & Wireless as a contractor for less than a year

Pros

Highly Responsive
Opportunity to learn
Short turn around time for approvals and decisions from management

Cons

24 hour response expected
High stress levels
Fragmentation across regions

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  1.  

    excellent

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Data Network Engineer  in  Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Data Network Engineer in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless

    Pros

    We can concentrate on our career growth and also supported by the managers if we have stuff.

    Cons

    some lack in giving preference to the senior employer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Good company lacking effective organisation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager
    Current Employee - Account Manager

    I have been working at Cable & Wireless

    Pros

    Great pioneering history. Good flexible benefits package. Great international infrastructure that continues to expand and develop. Capable of delivering the basics well.

    Cons

    Multiple systems. Complex and confusing processes. No clear understanding of who does what. Too many possible points of failure in each chain. Communications from management not always informed or realistic. Different areas pulling in different directions due to a lack of overall vision, mid or long term strategy to rally behind. There is little trust within the organisation and many cliques that are more interested in securing their position rather that in the overall benefit of the business. Senior managers should look further down the ranks if they want honesty. Could be great.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A true 360 performance evaluation may help you to understand where the weaknesses in middle management are. You will lose some of your best people when streamlining your business if you don't understand how effective your managers are at choosing what is good for the business over and above what is good for themselves.

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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