Ericsson-Worldwide – Why Work For Us?


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At Ericsson, what you bring as an employee shapes our success. Here, you will contribute to an open & collaborative culture and reinforce our commonly held values of respect, professionalism and perseverance. At Ericsson, the work you do drives change, shapes the contributions we make to society and sustainability, and plays a part in bringing the Networked Society to life.

We offer career opportunities in all areas of ICT including RAN, IT, IP, Cloud, OSS, BSS, TV & Media and more. From Engineering to Project Management, Consulting to Sales – no matter what your role at Ericsson you’ll contribute to something bigger.

A connected world is just the beginning. Your passion determines what comes next!

Join us, and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination.


 

Do you want to make history? When we started out as a communications company, the telegraph was considered state-of-the-art technology. In the years since then, we have led the digital revolution while building one of the industry’s strongest patent portfolios. Today, Ericsson is the driving force behind what we call the Networked Society – connecting everyone and everything everywhere in real time.

We are a world leader in communications technology and services. Our services, software and infrastructure - especially in mobility, broadband and the cloud - are enabling the telecom industry and other sectors to do better business, increase efficiency, improve the user experience and capture new opportunities. With more than 110,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries, we combine global scale with technology and services leadership.

We support networks that connect more than 2.5 billion subscribers and 40% of the world's mobile traffic is carried over Ericsson networks. And our investments in research and development ensure that our solutions - and our customers - stay in front.

Our innovations and work with customers and partners all over the globe are empowering people to interact, businesses to progress and society to be more connected than ever before. As part of Ericsson, you become a force for positive change. Whether you work with our fixed-line or mobile networks, multimedia and broadcast networks, or Information and Communication Technology services, you make a real difference to people’s lives and the world we live in. It’s about bringing innovation and integrity together to change the world for the better.

Discover what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination.

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Life at Ericsson

 
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What do you want out of life and your career? How do you see your future? We can see an extraordinary revolution that will change our world for good. We call it the Networked Society: a world connected in real time that will open up opportunities to create freedom, transform society and drive solutions to some of our planet’s greatest challenges.

At Ericsson, you’ll be part of a team with a strong sense of purpose, helping to shape our success. We have more than 110,000 talented, diverse and passionate professionals just like you, working in over 180 countries, creating market-centric solutions that help our customer’s businesses progress and at the same time shape a more sustainable world. Your ideas, your abilities, your unique point of view can make a tremendous contribution to the strength of your team and whole company.

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A career at Ericsson encourages you to aim high. You get to do your best, in a collaborative and constructive environment without layers of hierarchy. We want you to think big, so we give you the freedom and support you need to turn your ideas into achievement. And you will keep on learning throughout your career – we know that continuous learning is vital for retaining our position as a global leader in technology and services.

That leadership is built on nearly 140 years of talented employees doing their very best. From a telegraph repair shop in the Swedish capital Stockholm, our people have turned Ericsson into one of the world’s top providers of Information and Communication Technology products, solutions and services. This success comes from putting our customers first, and by continuously innovating, adapting and delivering based on the needs of a changing market.

Flexibility is part of our corporate DNA, along with accountability. Professionalism, respect and perseverance are the core values that flow through everything we do. As part of Ericsson, you are part of a close-knit team where you work with people you like and can rely on. You are valued for the strengths and knowledge you bring – for the person you are. You get the support you need, so you dare to do more.

And the opportunities for your career within Ericsson are truly global. We are doing business all around the world, with active exchange and placement programs. A career at Ericsson means the world is your workplace. We encourage you to pursue the limitless horizon of your own success as you transform ideas into the achievements that shape tomorrow.

Discover what makes YOU + Ericsson a powerful combination.

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What makes you, you – brings us closer. Closer to our dreams. Closer to our mission. Closer to each other. Because at Ericsson, the power of you defines the power of us.

We are more than 100,000 individual perspectives, personal experiences and unique beliefs. Together, we inspire innovation, communication and connectivity around the world. Here, your individual voice will be heard and amplified. Your personal strengths will be celebrated and cultivated. And your unique potential will be elevated by the strengths of the team that surrounds you. This is what diversity and inclusion mean to Ericsson.

Hear about our commitment to diversity and inclusion from our CEO:

With customers in 180 countries around the world, a diverse workforce is critical to our success. Our definition of diversity extends even beyond gender, race, religion, ethnicity, age and other established categories to focus on diversity of thought, the prime driver of our innovation. And our diversity is supported by a truly inclusive workplace, in which people are valued for the different perspectives, ideas and experiences that they bring.

Right now, one of our priorities is equality for women. We recognize that women have traditionally been underrepresented in engineering and technology fields, and we’re committed to changing that. We have set an aggressive goal of increasing the number of women who work at Ericsson by 2020.

Hear from some of our Outstanding Women at Ericsson:

Join us, and discover the limitless horizon of your own success as you turn your ideas into the achievements that shape tomorrow.

Visit our diversity page to learn more about our strategy, initiatives and partnerships.

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How big is your future? Picture this. Using your own unique skills to bring the world closer together. Teaming up with more than 100,000 colleagues across 180 countries. Helping to connect everyone and everything everywhere in real time. That’s pretty big, right? And that’s not the end of the story. It’s just where yours begins.

When you join us as a student or young professional, not only will you have diverse geographical opportunities, but you’ll enjoy an open, high performance culture that encourages idea generation and thought exploration. In our global, supportive and dynamic environment, you’ll acquire new skills and apply them through structured learning, hands-on experience and collaboration with industry experts.

At Ericsson, we offer:
• A team that is anchored in our values of professionalism, respect and perseverance
• Opportunity to create freedom, transform society & drive solutions to our planet’s greatest challenges
• The chance to pursue a career in a global company, operating across borders in over 180 countries
• A diverse, performance-driven culture and an innovative and engaging environment
• Continuous learning & development opportunities
• A chance to work on and deliver complex large scale projects with multiple world firsts in technology
• Collaboration & support from the best and brightest employees in the industry
• A strong focus on sustainability, corporate responsibility & Technology for Good initiatives
• Competitive compensation and benefits

Whether you’re ready for a summer job, an internship or a position after graduation, at Ericsson, your contributions will empower people, business and society. Explore your passion for innovation and your desire to join a leader. Join us, and discover what makes YOU + ERICSSON a powerful combination.

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What could the world learn from you? The Ericsson Innovation Awards focuses on you, the student, and gives you the opportunity to be a fundamental driver of change. You’ve spent the last few years developing ideas, putting theories to the test and exploring challenges as a pathway to your future career in the Networked Society. Ready for the biggest test yet?

The focus this year is on the future of learning. What will be the new learning tools and methodologies? How can we make learning accessible to all? What tools will we need when lifelong learning becomes necessary for everyone? What needs to happen when learning shifts out of the schoolhouse and goes online? Go ahead – challenge yourself.

To learn more about the challenge, visit our Ericsson Innovation Awards page

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    Ericsson is driving the development towards a networked society. It is fun to be part of that. Excellent benefits and high tempo.

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    As all publicly traded large companies there is to much short term focus which sometimes drives less than perfect behavior.

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    Continue to be focused on change, continue to be ahead of the curve in terms of driving the networked society.


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Ericsson-Worldwide Awards & Accolades

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Top 50 Most Attractive Engineering Employers in APAC , Universum, 2013
Top 75 Graduate Employers in Australia , Australian Association of Graduate Employers, 2014
India's Best Companies to Work For , Great Place to Work Institute, 2013
Top Companies to Work for in the UAE , Great Place to Work Institute, 2014
Top 100 Employers in China , 51Job, 2013
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Additional Info

Website www.ericsson.com
Headquarters Stockholm, Sweden
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1876
Type Company - Public (ERIC)
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $10+ billion (USD) per year

Ericsson is the driving force behind the Networked Society and is a world leader in communications technology & services. Our long-term relationships with every major telecom operator in the world allow people, businesses and societies to fulfill their potential and create a more sustainable future. With more than 100,000 professionals and customers in 180 countries ... More

Mission: Our Vision: A Networked Society where every person and every industry is empowered to reach their full potential. Our Mission: We lead transformation through mobility.

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