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1 person found this helpful  

I was empowered to start a process.

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

Pros

Pay scale was very good.

Cons

Short staff so lots of work, not always enough people to handle the work. Training and building employee skills could have been better, but tremendous amount of work so was not seen as a priority.

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    MEN division still has Nortel culture hangover

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)

    Pros

    flexibility for family
    somewhat interesting work

    Cons

    (specific to MEN division)
    'Nortel' culture and old boy system still exists.
    little opportunity for advancement in career. Too many old Nortel hands hanging on.
    Outdated views of development.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Create professional advancement opportunities To be fair they have tried via some internal certifications and courses.

    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Nice work place, good infrastructure with lot of benefits and facilities beside fair salaries.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    Pros

    Good work life balance. Tightly knitted team so person is familiar with most of the people around him. Good recreation and health center within the company premises.

    Cons

    Lesser growth opportunities. And sometimes work gets very boring.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
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