Tellabs Reviews

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Tellabs CEO Daniel P. Kelly
Daniel P. Kelly
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  • Great Culture

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Naperville, IL
    Former Intern - Intern - Hourly in Naperville, IL

    I worked at Tellabs as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Great Culture, Friendly, Open, good work life balance, and great facility with lots of benefits

    Cons

    Lots of Layoffs due to turbulent economy


Tellabs Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience

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Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview

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26%
21%

Interview Difficulty

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    Order Management Representative Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Bolingbrook, IL
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied through an employee referral. The process took 3+ monthsinterviewed at Tellabs (Bolingbrook, IL).

    Interview

    Great round table interview with all the key decision makers but it took them 3 months to get back to me with an offer. From then on, I internally interviewed & those always went well
    & quick

    Interview Questions

    • Provide specific example of how I'd handle X problem   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    It was quick & offered was signed within 3 days & I started 2 wks later.

Tellabs Awards & Accolades

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Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT, ComputerWorld, 2008

Additional Info

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Website www.tellabs.com
Headquarters Naperville, IL
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1975
Type Company - Public
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year

Tellabs provides communications service companies with the nuts and bolts of their networks. The company's telecom network equipment is used around the world to transmit data, video, and voice signals. Its broadband network access and transport systems enable carriers to build fiber-optic backbone networks, while its digital cross-connect systems help connect incoming and outgoing digital and fiber-optic lines. Tellabs also provides such services as product deployment, training, and technical support. The company's customers include top national and regional phone service... More

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