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Paid well from Nortel days but works employees to the bone

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Former Employee - Sales  in  Frisco, TX
Former Employee - Sales in Frisco, TX

I worked at GENBAND full-time for more than a year

Pros

Pay was very good but that was carried over from Nortel
Great working level people

Cons

Moved from a 400 to 2200 employee company but did not change many of the processes so logic was to go figure it out yourself.
Work load was crazy with 70+ hour work weeks and was getting worse
Could not move the Network Transformation past the Tier 3 market with little competition

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Listen to your employees and take action from the most experienced and not on market trends
Try "Undercover Boss"

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    toxic environment-low morale, high turnover

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    Former Employee - Finance  in  Frisco, TX
    Former Employee - Finance in Frisco, TX

    I worked at GENBAND full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    fitness room in Plano & Frisco, finance has monthly fajita lunch, day off for community service, some great people at the lower levels

    Cons

    no value for individuals, mgmt as a whole lack people skills and decision-making ability, revolving door for workers-good people keep leaving, too many consultants, spending goes unchecked

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on getting financially healthier and not just bigger. Curb the spending and compensate your employees based on the co size and market. Flatten the organization-too many layers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Lot of opportunity to learn, little for advancement

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Frisco, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Frisco, TX

    I have been working at GENBAND

    Pros

    Cutting-edge products
    Senior leadership very knowledgeable re the industry
    Employees and most middle managers professional and pleasure to work with

    Cons

    Salary for non-engineers well-below industry minimum
    Poor work-life balance
    Ostentatious perks to senior leadership even when doing poor job

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize that employees are the firm's most valuable asset
    Reduce management expenses (Vail, Palm Beach trips) mgmt; reward employees instead

    Disapproves of CEO
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