Telstra Reviews

Updated Oct 17, 2021

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3.9
74%
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Andrew Penn
987 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work life balance flexibility opprtunities(in 283 reviews)

  • "Financial secure with flexible working conditions(in 262 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Ongoing restructures throughout my career(in 69 reviews)

  • "There's a lot of red tape that can slow work down(in 60 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great place to work

      Oct 11, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Friendly environment Plenty of guidance from management

      Cons

      KPIs can become too competitive

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    2. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Good

      Oct 17, 2021 - Software Engineer in Brisbane
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good company in australia and around

      Cons

      Not much about this company

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good place to work

      Oct 16, 2021 - Bid in Brisbane
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great flexibility, nice people, strategy for future is exciting

      Cons

      Hierarchical structure, limited options for promotion

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    4. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      not bad, but not great either

      Oct 10, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      good work from home policy lots of interesting projects - if you can get on them

      Cons

      its an old boys club and the move to agile made the tribal culture even worse. internal politics are tribe vs tribe and that means the the typical career path is to stay within your tribe and do what you're good at - and then get made redundant in a restructure

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    5. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      It was good place to work but rate of growth is less.

      Oct 11, 2021 - Data Engineer/Analyst in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great work culture Great work life balance

      Cons

      Not many opportunities to grow in terms of salary, even if you switch a role internally, the maximum increase in salary is 10%.

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Flexibility is great

      Oct 12, 2021 - Recruiter in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Lots of great flexibility perks and benefits

      Cons

      Big workload, very corporate & small salary increases

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    7. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Hard work

      Oct 12, 2021 - Customer Service Representative in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      ability to move up in the industry

      Cons

      hard work, a lot of unhappy customers

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great place to work

      Oct 10, 2021 - Senior Manager in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great benefits, flexibility and culture

      Cons

      Difficult to get promoted but lots of lateral movement which builds experience

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    9. 4.0
      Current Employee

      consulting

      Oct 10, 2021 - Consultant in Melbourne
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great peers to work with

      Cons

      Workload is sometimes not sustainable

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    10. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

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      Oct 9, 2021 - Senior Project Manager in Sydney
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Flexible working hrs and room for growth

      Cons

      Frequent Redundancies and numerous structural changes

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