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Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, Union, NJ
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New Providence, Union, NJ

I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 5 years)

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

Pros

Most flexible place to work and relatively healthy work environment.

Cons

Working long hours and economically not that healthy for employees

Advice to Management

Management should recognize hard working and best talented people and compensate them.

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  1. Nice place to start an academic career

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    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Murray Hill, NJ
    Former Intern - Summer Intern in Murray Hill, NJ

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent as an intern (less than a year)

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

    Pros

    First of all, Bell Labs is a big name that can be put on your resume. Second, in Bell Labs, there are lots of influential researchers actively working, and you can talk, learn and cooperate with them.

    Cons

    It seems the Bell Labs is losing its former influence on its research area. It used to be the leader in science and technology. Now it is facing great challenge from its competitors like AT&T research Lab, etc. Besides, the finance supporting the Bell Labs, or the Alcatel-Lucent, is having a tough time that it has to cut-off 6000 employees globally last year.

  2. Good Company to work for

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 10 years)

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

    Pros

    great working environment. ALU Porducts are good, top of the line, only problem is all telco companies do not want to invest. Company has great research funding and strive for improvement. Pay scale is fair I think.

    Cons

    No salary increase for last 3 years. Bosses are keep on changing. Restructuring is on-going. To many products in different areas, it's a huge organization worldwide.

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