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In the U.S. If you are a talented Engineer....DO NOT WORK FOR ERICSSON

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL
Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Chicago, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (Less than a year)

Pros

In the Telecommunication Industry, Ericsson is one of the big players. In the US, they have a good presence as a Wireless technology vendor.

Cons

Health Benefits: Ericcson “pay” 100% of your health insurance benefits, but in reality, the Insurance Coverage that is negotiated is so bad that the list of “qualified” treatment are very limited, the worse I ever had in my entire career. I end up paying more in health care cost. In the US, the culture of Innovation is horrible. They have the “Is not in my scope” mentality. The engineering and technical management culture in the US lacks energy. Highly effective, competent and smart managers are very rare. The official corporate policy is of total respect for people, professionalism, etc…but in the US, that is a big lie. Most of the managers do not act with respect and professionalism. They lie to the customers and treat people really bad. Ericcson has this 10% reduction in work force policy every year…which is used by unscrupulous managers as a political tool to fire people they do not like. I worked there for less than 1 year and could not wait to get out.

Advice to Management

Work to foster a culture of innovation, respect and professionalism...not just to put it on the Corporate Web page or in the recruiting brochures, but make it happen.

Other Employee Reviews for Ericsson-Worldwide

  1. the company is growing, there are career opportunities

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Mexico, ME
    Current Employee - Service Engineer in Mexico, ME
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    its growing, there are chances to grow, be commited and youll get results

    Cons

    Management is not supportive at times

    Advice to Management

    be more supportive, and honest


  2. Implementation manager

    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    Current Employee - Implimentation Manager in Detroit, MI
    Current Employee - Implimentation Manager in Detroit, MI

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, good benifits and pay

    Cons

    Work life balance not so great


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