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Big ideas, but an uncertain future

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Former Employee - Communications Manager  in  White Plains, NY
Former Employee - Communications Manager in White Plains, NY

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

Pros

Great people who are passionate about their jobs and the work that they do. You will meet bright, hard-working people who understand the very best of today's mobile technologies. And, they make some of the best phones you will ever use.

Cons

I loved my time at Nokia - about 4 years. But today, the future of the company - especially in N. America - is very uncertain. If they start to get optimal carrier support for their new Windows-based smartphones, then maybe they can turn things around - but there are a lot of risks.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Ensure that all efforts are placed in making the N. American marketplace a real success again - get in with the carriers, and advertise like mad. Please.

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Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Nokia is a company that provides quality products

    Current Employee - Account Executive  in  New York, NY
    Current Employee - Account Executive in New York, NY

    I have been working at Nokia as a contractor for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Nokia to provide products that satisfy the consumer and its features balanced unlike other products.

    Cons

    Nokia has lacked only the sound of his hp

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    Too slow to compete in the mobile industry

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    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist  in  Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Research Scientist in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Nokia full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The company has a wide pool of talented individuals.
    Good benefits and competitive pay.
    Work-life balance.

    Cons

    Decision making is painfully slow and frustrating. Senior management is out-of-touch with the reality on the ground. Frequent layoffs. In last round of layoffs - several units in US were reduced to half their size - however number of management layers remained the same. Too few engineers, too many managers. Many projects end up with more powerpoint slides than lines of code.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn from your competition and improve speed of execution. Focus on improving the company's culture. Reduce management layers. Make more decisions like "yes" and "no" and avoid decisions like "maybe" and "next week".

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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