Nortel Networks
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www.nortel.com Toronto, Canada 5000+ Employees

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Great people, ahead of its time in many ways, unfortunately poor management at the top lead to bankruptcy.

Global Vendor Manager/Strategic Sourcing Manager (Former Employee)
Raleigh, NC

ProsRemain friends and large network of former co-workers.

ConsUnfortunately no longer in business.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Marketing (Former Employee)
    Richardson, TX

    I worked at Nortel Networks full-time for more than a year


    Pros: One of the best aspects of working at Nortel was the culture of giving opportunities for growth and achievement. I experienced it myself and saw… Cons: Numerous layoffs and rumors of layoffs put a damper on both morale and productivity. It was hard to plan budgets or schedules when you didn't… More
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    Once a market mover, could not come out of downturn due to scandals, wrong strategy

    Technical Advisor (Former Employee)
    Richardson, TX

    I worked at Nortel Networks full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Was a great company to work for. People would retire… Cons: The high valued acquisitions of late 90's and the tech bubble burst changed it… Advice to Senior Management: Company went bankrupt in Jan 2009, so this section is… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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