Telstra Employee Reviews about "restructures"

Updated 30 Jun 2020

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  • "Company is currently doing frequent restructures so can be unsettling(in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Good work life balance"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Specialist in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Flexible working arrangements - Positive team culture - Competitive salaries - Good work life balance

    Cons

    - Frequent restructures - Bureaucratic and process heavy - Limited upwards mobility

  2. "Program Technical Delivery Manager"

    4.0
    Former Contractor - Program Technical Delivery Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra for more than a year

    Pros

    Excellent colleagues, business has clear direction and attempting radical change

    Cons

    Company is currently doing frequent restructures so can be unsettling


  3. "Telstra"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Business Administration Support in Melbourne

    I worked at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Perks of purchasing leave and flexible working

    Cons

    Forever changing and unstable due to constant restructure

  4. "3 Stars"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Decent compensation, good staff discounts

    Cons

    Poor treatment of staff during restructures. Mass job cuts.

  5. "A good place to work"

    4.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Technology Specialist in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Diversity, flexibility, people are generous with knowledge

    Cons

    Company undergoing restructure at the moment

  6. "There are moments of greatness, followed closely by many WTF moments"

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

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

    Pros

    Flexible Working, some world firsts, community support, wow tech that actually works!

    Cons

    Politics. Lack of innovation investment. poor treatment of loyal employees during restructures. Risk adverse. Wow the hierarchy and bureaucracy...

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  7. "Working at Tekstra"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Senior PM in Melbourne
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telstra for more than a year

    Pros

    Great team to work with

    Cons

    Constant restructure of the company

  8. "Telstra"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Project Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Telstra for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great Worklife Balance Great Team Good Management Support

    Cons

    Current restructure makes it difficult to deliver outcomes

  9. "It's a company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Billing Specialist 
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    people are generally good as is the pay and conditions plenty of opportunities to move about, though most are in melbourne or sydney

    Cons

    constant change - the company 'restructures' at least once a year which destabilises everyone cost cutting - company sheds staff constantly instead of trying to implement efficiencies highly focused on outsourcing/offshoring Constant system changes - new systems are often introduced before the old ones are working properly, and most times the new solutions are less capable than whatever they replaced

  10. "Great company... but major restructure has impacted its attractiveness"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager 
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - A diverse range of jobs skills and technologies - Good pay - Some great people

    Cons

    - Restructure has killed the culture of loyalty - Political

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