Alcatel-Lucent

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Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated October 27, 2014
Updated October 27, 2014
1,371 Reviews
3.3
1,371 Reviews
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Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • There is a great sense of work-life balance within Alcatel-Lucent (in 137 reviews)

  • Company has a good Work Culture, lot of talented resources, good products (in 55 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has struggled to pull it together in the last seven years (in 31 reviews)

  • gt;> Little to no salary increase or bonus for the past 8 years (in 31 reviews)

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  1.  

    One of the best places to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Business Systems Analyst in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    A company on the cutting edge of Telecommunication

    Cons

    Fewer jobs in the Us

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    I would NOT recommend

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent

    Pros

    Decent benefits, okay compensation, casual office

    Cons

    Severely lacking upper management. No pay increases in the last 5 years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to be more professional and value the employees that are good. Quit playing favorites.

  3.  

    Great Place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent

    Pros

    Flexibility, culture, time off policies,

    Cons

    Compensation, personal growth, management attention

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Great place to work. Opportunities to work on bleeding edge problem s

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of freedom on projects. Many opportunities to work on great technology. Incredible experience.

    Cons

    Rewards not commensurate with work. Pay and bonuses not uniform. Loosing global market share.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Employees are the biggest asset. Don't ignore them

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Software Quality Assurance engineer IPD group

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Mountain View, CA

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Job. Excellent pay. Good team to work with. Also the type of responsibilites you will handle at alcatel will be challenging and good for career. Flexible working. Monday , wednesday.

    Cons

    Nothing much of a con.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Outstanding Culture. A little light on compensation

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - TTT LTE Implementation Engineer in Dublin, OH
    Current Employee - TTT LTE Implementation Engineer in Dublin, OH

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent (more than an year)

    Pros

    Stable contract work. Outstanding expertise, professionalism and espirit de corp from all of my colleagues. Tremendous work ethic is en-grained in the culture.

    Cons

    Had to permanently re-locate. Compensation was not quite in-line with industry standards.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep doing what you're doing. You guys never passed the buck and you absolutely controlled what you could control. I had a clear understanding of my role. My ability to advance and after a bit what my day-to-day objectives were.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    I has a great experience working for ALU.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    The technology was cutting edge, and the R&D environment was flexible enough to allow innovation.

    Cons

    The company outsourced, and downsized.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    The best company I have ever worked for!

    Current Employee - Construction Manager
    Current Employee - Construction Manager

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Professional office environment, great people!

    Cons

    Company will only hire contractors so you won't get any benefits.

  10.  

    very positive

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent

    Pros

    great benefits and growth opportunities

    Cons

    typical issues of a large company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stay focused

  11.  

    Alcatel is a very good company to work for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Network Engineer

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Alcatel pays a good wage and ensures the engineers have access to the latest technology.

    Cons

    The work load my be high at times

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Make more of the labs opne to the engineers. Provide more powerpoint and multi media for training as books and PDFs take a great deal of time to read and do not have the lasting effect of multi media

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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