Portugal Telecom

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Portugal Telecom Reviews

Updated 27 June 2014
Updated 27 June 2014
44 Reviews
3.5
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Portugal Telecom CEO and Director Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
Zeinal A. Mahomed Bava
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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Good company for a stable job

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    Former Employee - Software Developer  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Stable environment with a friendly, competent and mature team. A semi-competitive salary (IT) and a good location.

    Cons

    As it happens with many big corporations, there's a lot of bureaucracy.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve employee career path.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Major Telecom company

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom full-time

    Pros

    Opportunity to know a lot of companies and partners

    Cons

    Very big. Difficult to move fast

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to simplify processes and value people´s decisions

  3.  

    Very enriching and challenging

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Portugal Telecom as an intern

    Pros

    Good working conditions
    Large costumers
    Team-work
    Work-life balance

    Cons

    Very low pay
    Few opportunities to develop

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay more attention to individidual/group needs

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    Inovating

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Social Media Manager  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Social Media Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I have been working at Portugal Telecom as a contractor for more than 5 years

    Pros

    acquire know-how on job, share info with colleagues and customers

    Cons

    to much time to change the position

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    manage working around

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6. 2 people found this helpful  

    A world of opportunities in itself

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)

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

    Pros

    The mobility platform that provides employees with the ability of choosing other areas to work in, the always-new job and all the learning and growing opportunities, the new market yet unexplored that is Oi...

    Cons

    Beurocracry, the company's dimension is too big to ensure adequate time to market

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please review the career plan to avoid brain drain, and improve project management skills throughout the organization

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great place to learn

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst  in  São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    A lot of challenging work
    State of the art technologies

    Cons

    Unclear career plan
    Internal communication is an issue

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8. 2 people found this helpful  

    Very enriching from a learning point of view

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    Current Employee - Product Manager  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Current Employee - Product Manager in Lisbon (Portugal)

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

    Pros

    To be in a market and innovation leading company that revolutionized the quality of communications in Portugal and that even managed to launch some unique worldwide breakthroughs, such as the first social network of tv channels.

    Cons

    Low salaries and a currently unfavorable macroeconomic scenario.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Reduce the huge gap in compensation between the baseline and top management as it ends up unsettling the whole organization

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great workplace

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - SAP Consultant  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - SAP Consultant in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Excellent place to learn and get experience, great work environment.

    Cons

    Compensation should be one tool for administrators to drive workers performance and motivation. But unfortunately that is not the PT way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please reward intelligently

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Blue-Chip

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Lisbon (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lisbon (Portugal)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom full-time

    Pros

    Large Organization, good for technical jobs

    Cons

    Large Organization, fair for management jobs

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The ones that stay at the company are probably the ones that should have gone out ... Most of them have personnal agendas that really harm company's owners interests and dispite of that they tend to be promoted ...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    Excellent work experience and plentiful opportunities to broaden horizons

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Firmware Development Engineer  in  Aveiro (Portugal)
    Former Employee - Firmware Development Engineer in Aveiro (Portugal)

    I worked at Portugal Telecom as a contractor for more than a year

    Pros

    Lots of projects to be involved with and a good working environment, state of the art equipment and plentiful opportunities to learn new technologies
    Management is somewhat easygoing, at least in the group I was working, altough they were also very aware of the deadlines, so do not expect any kind of slackers!

    Cons

    Somewhat difficult to get the message trough tough, paperwork could be rearranged to get the most out of your work without getting in the way
    Overtime work was not valued as I think it should be, but when it was deemed necessary I never had any problem with it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    “If I had asked people what they wanted, they would have said faster horses.” - Henry Ford

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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