Alcatel-Lucent
3.2 of 5 1,252 reviews
www.alcatel-lucent.com Paris, France 5000+ Employees

Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated Jun 30, 2014
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3.2 1,252 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes

Michel Combes

(172 ratings)

57% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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    The best company I have ever worked for!

    Construction Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsProfessional office environment, great people!

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

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    very positive

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosgreat benefits and growth opportunities

    Constypical issues of a large company

    Advice to Senior Managementstay focused

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    Alcatel is a very good company to work for.

    Senior Network Engineer (Current Employee)

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

    ConsThe work load my be high at times

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake 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

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

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    Be First to Innovate

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsFlexible work hours, work-life balance is fantastic
    excellent insurance
    new ideas are easily accepted if it can be proven

    ConsNo 401k match every month, changed to yearly contribution
    compensation for existing employees is bad
    No promotions or not that i have heard of for quite sometime.

    Advice to Senior ManagementRecognize hard work of existing employees and the sacrifices made and improve compensation to match inflation in economy of usa.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very good working experience

    Senior Software Engineer (Current Employee)
    Plano, TX

    ProsGood benefit
    We can balance in work and life

    ConsNot many opening in Plano-TX, but nothing related to do company as such, it is strategic decision, so no issue as such.

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep development center in Plano, TX as enough resources are available and cost is less than other area

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

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    Sales & Delivery

    Sales & Delivery (Former Employee)
    Whippany, NJ

    ProsGREAT employees and lots of flexibility. Nobody looks down on anyone and management listens to you. Loved the workplace and company.

    ConsBoring. Not enough excitement in the workplace. There is a great balance and you will have life but employees are dull from my experience.

    Advice to Senior ManagementManagement does help you so that you are up to par with what is going on.

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

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    it has been a great learning experience

    Software Web Developer Intern (Current Employee)
    Richardson, TX

    Prosgood work culture, awesome learning experience, great management, well defined schedules and timelines, good salary, exposure to latest technologies

    Consno perks, infrastructure could be made more better, could be more fun

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Highly Trained in Accounts Receivable.

    Cash Applications Clerk (Former Employee)
    Alpharetta, GA

    ProsManagers wanted the job do and completed on a daily basic. However they were very flexible working with me sometime concerning time. For me it was a excellent company to work for. I didn't like it I Love working there.

    ConsI very well enjoyed my 25 years of services at the company. Only hate the job was out sourced. Sad when my job ended.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPeople work well when the manager shows that they have confident in a worker.

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

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    Great learning experience

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsWorked here as an intern and learned a lot. The engineers are mostly very welcoming and interested in teaching you about their work. Salary is competitive and hours are not too demanding/flexible

    ConsI think your experience might vary by your mentor/what group you are working in

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep expanding the internship program! Do more recruiting at nearby universities!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Internship experience

    Web Developer (Former Employee)
    Naperville, IL

    ProsPeople are very welcoming. Great mentors and overall a very friendly environment to work in

    ConsSometimes work can get stressful but don't be afraid to ask for help

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe open to some change

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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