Avaya

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Strong culture with strong people but many opportunities are wasted due to lack of investment and execution of vision

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Distinguished Engineer in Westminster, CO
Former Employee - Distinguished Engineer in Westminster, CO

I worked at Avaya full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

+Company history and culture
+Technical breadth and depth of employees
+Flexible work hours
+Telecommuting option
+Employees are encouraged to innovate
+Vacation/time off policies

Cons

-No career growth beyond Band 20
-Monthly layoffs and yearly furloughs
-Bonus plan changes too frequently/is not achievable
-Benefits are expensive
-No merit raises
-Little to no employee recognition (monetary and non-monetary)
-Change, even small change, is very slow (e.g. Turning the Titanic)

Advice to ManagementAdvice

+Eliminate the Band 20 cap
+Establish a consistent bonus policy with stretch, but achievable targets
+Stop cutting your way to success (e.g. Invest in the Future)
+Make the company more adaptable to change through Leadership
+Recognize employees at all levels for their contributions

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

1026 Other Employee Reviews for Avaya (View Most Recent)

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    Okay, can be much better !

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Avaya as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Flexibility to work from anywhere, potential to learn.

    Cons

    Too many meetings, everyone is your manager. Unrealistic deadlines..

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let employees work and give them some breathing space.

  2.  

    Long term career path

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - MTS-III in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - MTS-III in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Avaya full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Reasonable pay and benefits, work from home flexibility

    Cons

    No clear startegy and direction

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Too many levels of management make the employees feel disconnected

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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