BT
3.0 of 5 271 reviews
www.btplc.com London, United Kingdom 5000+ Employees

BT Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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64% Approve of the CEO

BT Chief Executive Ian Livingston

Ian Livingston

(107 ratings)

51% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Best work/life balance of any company I've ever worked for"
    in 39 reviews
  • "Great work life balance and ability to work from home to be more effective"
    in 18 reviews
Cons:
  • "no work life balance, you may get leave but will be working on vacation also"
    in 12 reviews
  • "Senior management too accountant-heavy meaning the focus is on costs and not revenue"
    in 22 reviews
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Worst company, stingy fellow, no work life balance, too much pressure

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
Bangalore

I have been working at BT full-time

Prosfew teams are good, work from home

ConsToo much work pressure, Not happy kind of work environment, stingy BT wont spend money to hire adequate employees but try to extract maximum from employees.. no work life balance, you may get leave but will be working on vacation also...work pressure will kill you..NoBody cares about employee health.. Junk Company to work with.. Never dare to enter.

Advice to Senior ManagementPushing employees to the maximum and adding too much pressure wont help BT in long run..

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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superb company BT, this is employee satisfaction.

Data Analyst (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

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

ProsThe best thing is shift timing.

ConsI don't have comments on this.

Advice to Senior ManagementNothing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Learning and quick growth

Associate Consultant (Former Employee)
Bangalore

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

ProsLots of responsibility and ownership is given. Depends on an individual to grow in the organisation. Good salaries a plus.

ConsA lot of red tape exists in the organisation. A lot of unworthy people in the organisation. Needs to be careful in hiring.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Lost vision of senior management

Finance Manager (Current Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

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

Pros1) flexibility of operation
2) Flexible enviorment

Cons1) low salary
2) lack of vision of top management

Advice to Senior Managementmake the vision stable and dont allow it to slow down with change in leadership team

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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best place to work till now

Practice Lead-BCSG (Former Employee)
Gurgaon, Haryana

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

ProsGreat work life balance, great people!

Constoo big and too much exposure :)

Advice to Senior Managementkeep up the great employee benefits

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Good company to wrk with

Network Engineer (Former Employee)
Mumbai

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

ProsNO need of tracking ur attendence

Consdosent gives you good salary..no pick & drop facility

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to understand the problem at ground level..

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Dissatisfaction rules

Anony (Former Employee)

I worked at BT

ProsThe salary and benefits are great!

ConsThere is no feeling of satisfaction. No real work gets done, few learning opportunities, lots of politics and weak management

Advice to Senior ManagementPick worthwhile projects to do, and give your wholesome support to engineers doing those activities. Communicate more.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at BT

ProsExcellent company, good perks, OK Management

Conswork life balance needs to be reviewed

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Good times and bad times

Principal Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Quincy, MA (US)

I worked at BT as a contractor for more than 5 years

ProsThe fellow engineers are great. The software has an extremely solid foundation and is a pleasure to work on. Best work/life balance of any company I've ever worked for.

ConsManagement isn't solid. Technology is old in some areas, EX OC4J was still being used as an application server.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Finance Manager (Current Employee)
New York, NY (US)

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

Proswork life balance is very good

Conswork gets very monotonous at times

Advice to Senior Managementhave an open door policy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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