ADC Telecommunications Reviews

Updated March 27, 2015
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  1. Great place

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer in Shakopee, MN
    Former Employee - Engineer in Shakopee, MN

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Lots of good engineering projects

    Cons

    Not enough money / budget for projects

  2. Gone for good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Director in Eden Prairie, MN

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They re out of business

    Cons

    I really can not think of any

    Advice to Management

    Try not to go to another company and do the same thing you did to ADC

  3. Comments on ADC

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in India, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in India, TX

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work with best work life balance

    Cons

    Small company hence should look for ways to grow

    Advice to Management

    Grow up

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  5. We miss those days

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

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    ADC was a fun place to work in it's hayday. The pay was rewarding and it was work hard, play hard.

    Cons

    Too bad ADC no longer exists as a company.

    Advice to Management

    Too bad you couldn't keep things going after the Telcom crash.

  6. Wonderful....great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Ability to be innovative, great management

    Cons

    Industry is a tough one

  7. Customer Service Rep

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

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work. Excellent work-life balance. Positive and supportive office culture.

    Cons

    Not a lot of room for personal growth.

  8. Short term but interesting

    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than a year)

    No opinion of CEO
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good concept to co-locate a regional warehouse with strategic teams (Installation, Engineering, Project Management

    Cons

    Top heavy influence from corporate team, who were not in touch with the pulse of the employees.

    Advice to Management

    It would have been a good thing to get out and away from the corporate offices and listen to your work force.

  9. Not sure what they are thinking

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Really good place to work, great people and relaxed worked environment. Benefits package better than other companies.

    Cons

    Company will make changes without informing employees of changes until after the fact. Communication between upper management and the rest of the workforce is non existent.

    Advice to Management

    Communicate with your work force, they are the ones that meet customers daily and keep the company moving forward.

  10. Great Company realized just how great in hindsight

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Administration in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Administration in Eden Prairie, MN

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications full-time (more than 8 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Employee Oriented; great benefits; great middle management that cared about the EEs

    Cons

    CEO was too conservative with cash flow to invest wisely therefore set up company for takeover.

    Advice to Management

    Too Late - the good times are now gone.

  11. Exceptional place to work!

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

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great culture, highly developed HR infrastructure, solid employee engagement. Professionally developed management team and clear strategic goals.

    Cons

    Made a mistake several years ago with the selection of a CEO from outside our culture. This is a Midwest company with Midwestern values. They care about people.

    Advice to Management

    Excellent HR leadership team

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