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Great company, room for advancement, VERY mother friendly

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Westford, MA
Current Employee - Marketing Manager in Westford, MA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Alcatel-Lucent has provided me with a graduate school education on their dime. Plenty of room for advancement. A lot of opportunity for training. VERY mother friendly.

Cons

She's like an old air craft carrier... Takes a LONG time to turn around. Some antiquated thinking with people who have worked for 25+ yrs at the same company. Internally we're still two separate companies (Alcatel and Lucent) on many levels.

Advice to Management

Stay current. Remove even more middle level management. Sure seem to be way too many people earning almost $200K/yr to do just about nothing.

Other Employee Reviews for Alcatel-Lucent

  1. Great work environment, too encumbered by processes and systems.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Program Manager in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lower level management is respectful of individual contributors. Lots of opportunity to move around within the company. Good products.

    Cons

    Too many systems and processes which get in the way of efficiency. Too much time required of individuals to report too often on financials in too many formats.

    Advice to Management

    Until Sales is also held responsible for the ultimate profitability of contracts they will continue to deliver deals that look good 'on paper' but have no chance of truly being profitable.


  2. Good Company

    Current Employee - Ops Manager
    Current Employee - Ops Manager

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    ALU is a good company

    Cons

    ALU is not a SW company so it is not so good place for SW eng.


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