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Telstra Manager Reviews

Updated 18 Sep 2020

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3.8
72%
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63%
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Telstra Chief Executive Officer Andrew Penn (no image)
Andrew Penn
138 Ratings
  1. "Great people and culture"

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

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

    Pros

    Great culture and people at this organisation. Good leadership although there has been changes since I departed the organisation. I would work here again.

    Cons

    Some systems and processes were a challenge however did not prevent you from conducting your role. Post all of the changes I hear that things are getting better and better.

  2. "Great place to work"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Program Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    Processes and funding mechanisms were too beaurocratic


  3. "4"

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

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Good company and people are nice

    Cons

    Management too slow to change

  4. "Average"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    When you have little motivation in life and only want to be average this is the place for you

    Cons

    Can not see talent and quality people within the business even when sitting in front of you

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  5. "On the right path"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good salary, flexible working, gain wide breadth of skills

    Cons

    Office politics, shifting goals, sometimes too many stakeholders to please for small things

  6. "Classic Telstra"

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

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

    Pros

    Supportive colleagues, flexible working, reasonable workload/pace

    Cons

    Old school, cost cutting, difficult to get promoted unless someone else leaves

  7. "Telstra is a very professional organised company to work for. Everything functions smoothly."

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

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Some great people, at times there are good opportunities to move into different roles.

    Cons

    Favouritism and some people have been in roles tooooo long and should be moved on to change the culture.

  8. "Great people and work life balance"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telstra full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Work Life balance, culture, manager (if you're lucky)

    Cons

    Different parts of the business (marketing, product, pricing, sales) do not support each other at all

  9. "Easy Money"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative (CSR) 

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Culture Friendliness 9-5 Great workplace Great teams

    Cons

    Flexibility Management HR Leave requests

  10. "Great"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Community Manager in Sydney

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Training, size and scale, great on CV

    Cons

    No cons so far so good

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