Portugal Telecom
3.4 of 5 39 reviews
www.telecom.pt Lisbon, Portugal 1000 to 5000 Employees

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3.4 39 reviews

                             

93% Approve of the CEO

Portugal Telecom CEO and Director Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava

Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava

(27 ratings)

71% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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To much outsourcing

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time for more than a year

ProsYou learn enterprise size methodologies there. The company lunch area is reasonable although it could have more variety.

ConsThey don't have good work life balance and the outsourcing is terrible, seen people there that are outsourced by as much as four companies before being deploy in their work post, a victory for the middle men.

Advice to Senior Managementthe outsourcing is not really saving any money, offer those workers half of what you pay to the outsourcing companies and the "real" workers will be be very happy with the 50% raise and a stable job. I simply quit and moved on to a better work because these critical points would not be meet even if I was very good at my work.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Not a good place to unleash your full creativity.

User Experience Designer (Current Employee)
Lisbon (Portugal)

I have been working at Portugal Telecom

ProsSafe job; Perks like health insurance, telecommunications products discounts, etc; Lots of people using the products you gonna help design and develop.

ConsLow wages; incompetent management; corporate environment; many internal divisions with the different commercial brands (SAPO, MEO, TMN), which hinders your work; lots of focus on charging the customer instead of creating great products; cultural division of employees by their rank and job skills;

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more organized; think ahead of time; don't always make last minute decisions; give more autonomy to your team members; stay focused instead of trying to create too many products; give real and honest feedback to the team; give importance to continuous assessment of workers job, not only at yearly evaluation.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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