Telstra Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated 17 Jul 2020

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  1. "Focusing and investing on Employee development and Leadership"

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

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance Telstra Values Great focus on leadership Appreciation for your work Opportunity to reinvent yourself

    Cons

    Digitization is still not on par with excellence

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  2. "big company with lot of bureaucracy"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Contractor - Program Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra

    Pros

    good work-life balance , good discounts

    Cons

    red tape, a large organisation trying to agile but not there yet


  3. "Good"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at Telstra full-time

    Pros

    Good work life balance Good salary

    Cons

    Nothing much Tech stack in some team can be old

  4. "Great place to learn and grow"

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

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

    Pros

    Work Life Balance and team cultures

    Cons

    Limit in terms of career path and top salaries

  5. "Good!"

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

    I worked at Telstra part-time

    Pros

    Good pay, good commission, good work life balance

    Cons

    Bad management, long hours, bad customers,

  6. "Telstra"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Information Analyst in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    EXCELLENT Work Life Balance & great remuneration

    Cons

    Continued outsourcing activities is a concern

  7. "Caring culture but there are too many silos and empire building"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Head of Finance in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Managers do care for their staff. Remuneration is good and work life balance is supported.

    Cons

    Organisational structure is forever changing as a result of the power struggles of the senior Execs

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  8. "Network specialist role"

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

    I have been working at Telstra for more than a year

    Pros

    Work life balance flexibility opprtunities

    Cons

    Salary nothing else everything is good

  9. "Working culture"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Telstra full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, job rotation, learn and growth

    Cons

    No promotion, internal teams bureaucracy

  10. "Working at Telstra"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Telstra full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Work Life Balance, flexible hours, large organisation

    Cons

    Political, dictatorship, old school management, no trust, no loyalty

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