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83% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    Great place to work

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGreat new office, multicultural enviroment, nice colleagues, good reporting structure with a flat structure feel, exciting projects, career growth opportunities.

    ConsOffice is new, so slightly chaotic.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue with your plans to focus on local operations, as you have already seen, a lot of attention is needed there for us to be competitive. There needs to be more collaboration between HQ and local operations as well as more integration with all functions...

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Group CIO (Former Employee) Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

    Prosvery young dynamic organisation using the best resource around the world to achieve result

    Conslimited long term view. Over reacting on investor comments

    Advice to Senior Managementmanage the company, not the investor

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsInnovation, high velocity, passionate people, driven by results, dynamic, fare pay comparing with oher companies in the same country

    ConsComplexity, lack of defined processes, rush all the time, fast changes without change management, wick leadership skills in executive team

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A good workplace to begin my career with excellent benefits and work-environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsMultinational Telecom Company with operations in LATAM and Africa
    Excellent Benefits
    Good workplace environment

    ConsSalaries, job-hours (very extended), no to much opportunities to be promoted to the Headquarter office in Luxembourg

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Some Senior Mgnt has their thinking wrong, it's "Growth DESPITE of us & not BECAUSE of us"!!!

    Manager (Former Employee) Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

    Prosflat hierarchy, lack of good staff creates opportunities, self-initiative is key at all levels, some motivated staff at country-level, Emerging Markets work for sure more dynamic than "old world"

    Cons2009 restructuring created uncertainties and frustration, lack of long-term thinking i.e. increased HQ in Luxembourg in 2008, 2009 new CEO and now regional offices in Miami & Dubai and smaller HQ in Luxembourg

    Advice to Senior Managementstop fooling around and start executing, e.g. mobile payment service: discussed for last 3 years, the outcome so far: one pilot in South America - where is your commitment to VAS as the growth driver?

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Exciting place to be if you are adventurous

    Manager (Former Employee) Luxembourg (Luxembourg)

    Prosgood pay. relocation possibilities in operations in third world countries. good benefits. nice people. young workforce.

    Consno clear cut roles/ownerships. un professional atmosphere. less competence in certain areas, no processes, no sophistication.

    Advice to Senior Managementbetter work culture needed, more professionalism, far-sightedness

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    A great place to get experience but plan your exit strategy the day you sign your Cypress based contract!

    Anonymous Senior Management (Former Employee)

    ProsGet the global experience and job scope that you may not get in a more traditional organization.

    ConsExpect no respect for work life balance and a low trust environment where people are viewed as an expendable resource.

    Advice to Senior ManagementWalk the talk - consider revising the infamous "Golden Rules" which are a laughing point amongst a majority of the people in the company. The humor is that while the Senior Management espouses the values in the MIC Golden Rules their actions and words are inconsistent with those values. Perhaps the fact that the Golden Rules are hanging in the toilet at the Stenbeck farm in Luxembourg is telling.

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