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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Engineer
Former Employee - Engineer
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Good people to work with in most cases.

Cons

Unstable management - doesn't have a vision they stick with. Management is anti-north amaerican. They have publicly said NA is the place to lay off personnel because they don't want to deal with EU unions and SE Asia is the favored region for any new hires.

Advice to Management

Get rid of some VPs and Directors with few, of any reports, and keep the people that do the real work.

Other Employee Reviews for Alcatel-Lucent

  1. Helpful (1)

    My experience was that the company did not know how to grow.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Test Engineer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good people that were not empowered to get the job done. Flexible work schedule with either flex time or tele-commuting possible

    Cons

    Upper management was out of touch with what the employees needed to make the company successful.

    Advice to Management

    Try to grow the company and make money not just by reduction in workforce.


  2. No growth opportunites!!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New Providence, NJ
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New Providence, NJ
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team of people Flexible hours Good benefits

    Cons

    Executives are ignorant and disconnected. Does not pay well Hit glass celing very early. No growth after that.


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