Optus Reviews

Updated 4 Aug 2020

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3.8
72%
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76%
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Allen Lew
334 Ratings
Pros
  • "Excellent work culture -Supportive management -Clear career path -work life balance(in 88 reviews)

  • "Friendly, supportive culture, great people and flexible working arrangements(in 62 reviews)

Cons
  • "Company is cost cutting and yearly restructures are not uncommon(in 27 reviews)

  • "Overall lack of communication from senior management(in 20 reviews)

More Pros and Cons
  1. COVID-19

    "Fantastic Graduate Program"

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

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

    Pros

    As part of the 2020 Optus graduate program, the company endeavoured to accommodate its new grads through covid. Flexible WFH, plenty of resources for people to upskill.

    Cons

    learning curve is massive and you may feel like you're completely ill-equipped, but there is a very good understanding in management about what they expect from you.

  2. "Great people great culture"

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

    I have been working at Optus full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good career development and cool campus environment

    Cons

    Lots of changes very quickly can make it tricky Good staff not looked after

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  3. "Great environment, realistic targets"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in Browns Plains, Queensland
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Amazing Team Good Pay Good Employee Benefits

    Cons

    Target Setting sometimes unrealistic Rude Customers

  4. "Good company"

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

    I worked at Optus full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    a good salary is given by Optus

    Cons

    no reason for a bad review

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  5. "Pay scale average"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Account Manager in South Melbourne

    I worked at Optus full-time

    Pros

    Good work culture, friendly staff

    Cons

    Average pay for the amount of work they expect from you

  6. "Good company"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Optus full-time

    Pros

    Big hierarchy lots of processes

    Cons

    There are not Much cons

  7. "Review"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Planner in Macquarie

    I worked at Optus full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good location and campus environment, some learners are very good

    Cons

    Too much restructure, little job security and promotion

  8. "Good pay, fun store culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Service Specialist in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good salary and discount benefits for full time and part time

    Cons

    Lake of career progression opportunities

  9. "Keep young"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Newcastle

    I worked at Optus part-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Out of hours training not paid

    Cons

    Rewards, pay and the benefits and training

  10. "Great Place to Work"

    5.0
    Current Employee - IT Business Analyst in Sydney

    I have been working at Optus full-time

    Pros

    Everything you can want from an employer

    Cons

    Nothing you do not want from employer

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