BT Reviews

Updated 5 Aug 2020

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3.7
71%
Recommend to a Friend
89%
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BT CEO Philip Jansen (no image)
Philip Jansen
359 Ratings
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  • "Lots of overpaid senior management who dont add much real value(in 141 reviews)

  • "Maintaining good work life balance is a challenge with on call working(in 120 reviews)

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  1. "Well paid and great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Director in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Well paid, great perks, good culture

    Cons

    out of hours work due to international company

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  2. "BT"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in Sydney

    I worked at BT full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Best salary and perks. Work life balance.

    Cons

    Nothing. Their MIS department need to be enhanced.

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  3. "Lead Project Manager"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good working culture, freedom of work etc.

    Cons

    Need to ease the operating procedure

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  4. Helpful (1)

    "Too bore"

    1.0
    Current Employee - No Job in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    You can lazy around... no need to work just manage the manager

    Cons

    management too politics, some people not at all working but still serval... too securities in contract selection

  5. "BT"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consultant 

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

    Pros

    Lots of career opportunities across broad range of domains

    Cons

    Technology was below average for a company of its size

  6. "Sales"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Business Development Manager in East Melbourne

    I worked at BT full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great place back in the day

    Cons

    Things have changed dramatically now.

  7. Helpful (1)

    "Architect"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BT full-time

    Pros

    Smart people, good solutions, great customers

    Cons

    Struggling internal processes and systems

  8. "You need to be seen to be delivering"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BT full-time

    Pros

    Some great opportunities to get involved in large scale, challenging projects and meet great people.

    Cons

    You then meet a lot of mediocre people, who lead the great people into oblivion.

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  9. "A land of opportunities"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Access to some of the biggest enterprise and nation-state customers int he world. Opportunities to work with bleeding-edge technology.

    Cons

    Impenetrable bureaucracy everywhere. Frustrating resistance to chance and satisfaction with the status-quo.

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  10. "Frustrating, bureaucratic and no link between performance and reward"

    1.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Sales in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BT for more than a year

    Pros

    Has some really good technical people and technology - if only the management and processes didn't get in the way of realising the benefits of these!

    Cons

    Promotions and senior management roles are more linked to who you know and how long you've been there - no obvious link to merit! Processes are slow, bureaucratic and pointless - 6 people to approve a purchase order for $50! Inability to think or behave strategically - classic case study of being penny-wise and pound-foolish

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