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Started very well, but overtime the cat in the bag became a tiger.

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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Analyst in Timişoara (Romania)
Current Employee - Analyst in Timişoara (Romania)

I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than 3 years)

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

Pros

proximity to the workplace; situated in the city center; used to be an employer of choice quite a few years ago

Cons

no equal opportunities for all employees; too many lies; company is losing money on huge social plans; bad management and bad market response

Advice to Management

stop discrimination

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  1. Good for people with families, not good for career growth.

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    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer in Kanata, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Junior Software Engineer in Kanata, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (more than a year)

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

    Pros

    Very relaxed work culture. 4 weeks of vacation. 7.5 hour work days. No micromanagement. Great for work life balance.

    Cons

    No growth in the foreseeable future for the company thus for many of its employees. Company is going through a lot of layoffs right now and cutting many product lines. Overall mood is not optimistic. Employees are not proud of their employer.

    Advice to Management

    Implement a bit more process. People come to work and take things very easy. This is a private sector company yet the work environment seems like a bureaucratic government department's.
    Hold more regular 1 on 1s with the employees to track progress and catch issues early.

  2. system engineering

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

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

    Pros

    a company with glorious tradition
    wonderful research atomosphere
    good environment

    Cons

    french and us government interaction may be not very harmonious
    the focus still not found
    lack of market share with new 4G

    Advice to Management

    need focus much
    need wonderful leader
    need more information with rivals

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