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On average, employees at Qwest give their company a 3.7 rating out of 5.0 - which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Qwest employees are Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.8 and Account Managers with a rating of 4.4.

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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 54 Qwest Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.4
Growth Opportunities
3.1
People You Work With
4.2
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
4.0
Work Setting
3.8
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QA Analyst

"I have worked with Qwest for about year and half and I really like the flexiblity they provided me to get my job done.We are a team of 20 and this project was rated the best and falls under Platinum grade project within Qwest IT."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Qwest Employee

"Worked @ Qwest from 1977 to 2010 in several jobs including Mainframe Computer operator, Directory Assistance operator, and DSL High Speed Internet Network & Phone Technician."

Person You Work For 3.7 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.7 / 5
Support You Get 3.7 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3.7 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3.7 / 5
Company Culture 3.7 / 5 Way You Work 3.7 / 5
Sales Supervisor

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"Family environment, great co-workers and leaders in the business service and sales"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be professional be yourself bre ready to join a great service and sales team"

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"Not to much room to advance int eh company for other positions"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Be more open to feedback and ideas presented by other leaders of the business that can impact the customer and grow the business"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Strategic Sourcing Manager

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"The work from home is an option that they offer."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure you get to know the area and people you will be dealing with and the limitations of the authority they will give you to do your job."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"never seeking a real solution, just one that gets a fix today."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"ask the employee doing the job for their input and not make arbitrary decisions."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 1 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 2 / 5
CSR

"It was great my supervisor worked alongside to make sure I was on a carrer path."

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"They always pushed for you to move up in the company so from day one they encourage you to get on the carrer path."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just keep up with what you are doing the interview process was awesome."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"that it closed our department and outsourced it to another state."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"To make sure you are upto date on what is going on in company so you dont hire a whole new training class only to tell them during training that they are going to be let go. Training is expensive and puts poor moral on new hires to be told not going to have job after 3 months."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Network Technician

"the work was great. The micro managing sucked"

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"working outside and in many different environments. working a job, and making my own decisions to complete it.dealing with customers."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"soak it all in, try and pick skills and work habits, from the ones that make it look easy."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"micromanaging,all the different databases that dont talk with each other."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"support the guys under you, cause the better they do, the better you do."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Network Planner

"Work challenge to meet deadlines"

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"Fellow employees and company vision. Location of office in Tempe, Az"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be prepared for position you are applying for and be on time for the interview."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"Workload could be a challenge, with deadlines always looming in the background."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I was in a management position and manipulaing resources to get the work on hand completed."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
General Accountant

"A steady job with great benefits."

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"I liked The Benefits and Vacation Time. They were great!"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"I was happier with Qwest than Centurylink. Centurylink owns the company now."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"We seemed to get more and more wore with no more pople or time to do the work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Try working in some of the jobs in the company. Don't just manage blindly."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Director of Purchasing

"It was a great team with a lot of opportunity."

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"The team I worked with and the nature of my position."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Understand the culture completely and make sure it is a fit."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"The company was not growth oriented and focused too much on the individual departments without looking at the whole picture"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Give the directors and VPs more autonomy and tie that to performance."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Sales Representative

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"Qwest was a great company I worked for them when I was in TN"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just ask questions if you have been in sales, I know Telecom sales"

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"Corporate was so far away in Denver, so you only went there once a year"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing, great company to work for unfortunately, there wasn't a position available when we moved"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Customer Relationship Manager

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"Great money, good work environment. Like the people I work with"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Show them your personality and skills. Interview with passion. Let them know you will work hard"

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"Starting cutting our benefits. Not treating us with respect. Not listening to their employees"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to their employees. Try to help promote their employees upward in the company"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Account Consultant

"Rewarding, Fun, Challenging"

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"The duties,the responsibility, the flexibility, the trust, the benefits, the pay,"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"For any interviews you have to be yourself, do not lie and be positive."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"I had to work on a lot of different systems. I did think it was a very efficient way to manage project."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have an open door policy and listen to your employees who are in direct communication with the customers."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Account Manager

"I had a positive experience with positive growth."

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"I really enjoyed working with my customers and providing them with solutions that helped them grow their business."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"The tips that I have for anyone is to be yourself."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"I believe there was a larger effort to have the company sold then to further the business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest that they continue to grow the expectations for the employees that support the Account Managers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Translation Clerk

What do you like about working at Qwest?

"I liked working with the people, the work we did, my paychecks, and my hours."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Try to find something better for yourself. There is no future at this company."

What don't you like about working at Qwest?

"Employees were not trusted or appreciated, lots of favoritism, poor managers."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"bring jobs back from overseas, encourage creativity, use peoples talents, have some company events - for example: bring back the company picnic, set goals, encourage and reward people."

Person You Work For 2 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 1 / 5
Senior Sales Engineer
Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 3.7 / 5 Work Setting 3.5 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2.6 / 5
Company Culture 3.8 / 5 Way You Work 2.3 / 5

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Is Qwest a good company to work for?

Qwest has an overall rating of 3.7 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 54 Qwest Review Ratings left anonymously by Qwest employees, which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 96% of employees would recommend working at Qwest.

Does Qwest pay their employees well?

Qwest employees earn $60,000 annually on average, or $29 per hour, which is 9% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 2 Qwest employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Qwest Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working a Qwest?

96% of employees would recommend working at Qwest with the overall rating of 3.7 out of 5. Employees also rated Qwest 3.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.1 for Growth Opportunities and 3.6 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at Qwest?

According to our data, the highest paying job at Qwest is a Global Account Director at $201,000 annually. Browse Qwest Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at Qwest?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at Qwest is a PC Technician at $20,000 annually. Browse Qwest Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at Qwest?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Qwest to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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