Telstra Reviews

Updated 28 May 2020

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3.5
66%
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52%
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Telstra Chief Executive Officer Andrew Penn (no image)
Andrew Penn
581 Ratings
  1. "Lots of politics"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Commercial Sales Specialist in Sydney

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

    Pros

    A good step up into the corporate world

    Cons

    Lot's of politics, decision making is slow.

    Telstra2020-05-01
  2. "Sales Consultant"

    5.0
    Former Employee - Bar Tender in Brisbane

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Ongoing coaching that is available is good

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Telstra2020-04-15
  3. "N/A"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Voice Engineer in Sydney

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment good office

    Cons

    old company slow process many

    Telstra2020-04-16
  4. "Brilliant company finding its new feet."

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - GM Strategy in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Resourcing and opportunity for staff is awesome

    Cons

    challenging market for the leader

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    Telstra2020-04-11
  5. "Solid Telco changing to meet new demands"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solution Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Interesting tech and people; broad range of roles

    Cons

    Lot of legacy and backward thinking individuals; silos

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    Telstra2020-04-10
  6. "Has its ups and downs"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great learning environment, mature processes, very advanced in technology

    Cons

    Sometimes a few new Directors bring in personal agendas and drive a blinkered approach throwing away hundreds of millions of $

    Telstra2020-04-08
  7. "telstra"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Complaint Manager in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    good vision for future of the company

    Cons

    poor planning for now and poor management

    Telstra2020-04-21
  8. "good place to work!"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - General Manager Physical and Cyber Security in Brisbane
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    remote working is great benefits are great interesting work room to build a career

    Cons

    immature financial processes VERY silo-ed and bad at true collaboration.

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    Telstra2020-04-15
  9. "Very good employet"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HFC Scoper in Parramatta

    I have been working at Telstra full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very Systematic Large organization No micromanagement Large organization

    Cons

    Career progression Low salary Less trainings

    Telstra2020-03-31
  10. "Sales roles"

    3.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Specialist 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Telstra full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good pay Flexible hours weekly Friendly staff

    Cons

    Toxic environment Commission issue Fortnightly

    Telstra2020-04-13
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