Alcatel-Lucent
3.2 of 5 1,250 reviews
www.alcatel-lucent.com Paris, France 5000+ Employees

Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.2 1,250 reviews

                             

76% Approve of the CEO

Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes

Michel Combes

(172 ratings)

56% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Good work/life balance if you work 9 to 5 and expect nothing but to play the survival game"
    in 127 reviews
  • "Work from home flexibility helps work life balance"
    in 45 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior management has struggled to pull it together in the last seven years"
    in 28 reviews
  • "upper management is concerned with customer satisfaction but not employee satisfaction"
    in 21 reviews
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    professional service director

    Director (Current Employee)
    East China, MI

    Prosnice and talent people and have a support of government

    Consstrategy has a problem and execution is another problem.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFaster, but care for the talent more

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    good company

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    Prosnice work culture good learning

    Consless salary but good work environment

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    Not Bad.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsBig Company and good team. May have chance to find job internally. With reasonable benefits.

    ConsNo salary prompt a few yrs. No training cost allocated and the career path development is unclear.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work Life Balance

    Technical Project Manager (Current Employee)
    Naperville, IL

    Prosgreat for work life balance and Flexibility
    Professional teams and work culture
    Lateral growth is encouraged, people can move to different organiations

    Conslimited vertical growth, promotions are limited and marketing/sales jobs are playground of White males only.
    below par salaries

    Advice to Senior ManagementMake the brand name more shiny
    Get rid of old timers who've outlived their time and technology use

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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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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    Great place to work

    Product Line Manager (Current Employee)
    Mountain View, CA

    ProsGreat place to work, talented team.

    ConsSome crusty people that it could without.

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    Great place to work at. Good Benefits but low salary.

    Marketing Manager (Current Employee)

    ProsGood benefits, capable employees, great location

    ConsLow salary. No pay hikes

    Advice to Senior ManagementValue your employees. Pay to industry standards

    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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    Very nice working environment

    Solutions Manager (Current Employee)
    Plano, TX

    ProsHigh tech working environment with great benefits

    ConsSometimes it can get frustrating to make this company agile like any big companies

    Advice to Senior ManagementNeed to really make company more agile in action instead of only words

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Mostly enjoyable! 10 years, management was relatively stable up to the end of my time there

    Engineer (Former Employee)
    Petaluma, CA

    ProsAllowance for job flexibility was wonderful ! Change job functions and responsibilities three times while there. Excellent training opportunities provided and encouraged.

    ConsOutsourcing and Exporting of manufacturing and testing jobs, after the acquisition by Alcatel-USA . Loss of continuity in legacy information.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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