ADC Telecommunications

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ADC is a great place to work.

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN

I have been working at ADC Telecommunications

Pros

ADC has a high degree of integrity in how it treats employees and customers. Executives are very concious of the corporate values as they make decisions that impact the organization.

Although ADC is a relatively larger firm, the atmosphere has a smaller company feel. Employees are friendly and eager to help those who ask for it.

Cons

ADC is in a very dynamic industry which requires periodic organizational change either through acquisitions, alignment of work to our customers needs, or simply organizing work to be more efficient. You must be able to embrace change and thrive in it. There are other "pocketed" issues the company deals with but no more than anywhere else.

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great work/life balance, not so great career growth.

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

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications

    Pros

    ADC's benefits and compensation are at least at market rates, if not above. The company does an excellent job of promoting and work and life balance for its employees. I have never had a problem in getting the time off I need approved. The corporate facilities are also very nice and are in a nice location, close to plenty of restaurants and shopping.

    Cons

    Career growth is either meteoric or non-existant. If you don't find a way to distinguish yourself, you could find yourself doing the same menial tasks month after month for years. If you get on the growth track, the rise can be quick and powerful. Additionally, communication is horrendous. Senior leadership does a pretty decent job when they try, but middle managers and supervisors really struggle in this regard.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Communicate better.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Outsource, outsource, outsource!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director Engineering in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Director Engineering in Minneapolis, MN

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications

    Pros

    Great people in operations and engineering.

    Cons

    Slow growth, management is not very competent, not many opportunities for professional growth. Watch out, your job will more than likely get shipped to China.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop focusing on costs and focus on customer satisfaction and quality of product and services.

    Disapproves of CEO
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