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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Nortel Networks full-time

Pros

Great place to work for

Cons

The company filed bankruptcy in 2010

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Should have managed better, was a great place

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    It was a great time until it was run into the ground.

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer  in  Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

    Pros

    Good people. Good pay. Good benefits

    Cons

    Poor executive branch. Some of them had no idea as to what their workers were actually doing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your workers. If you had, you might not have gone bankrupt.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    No opinion of CEO
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    First technology job out of college

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    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst  in  Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Senior Business Systems Analyst in Boston, MA

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

    Pros

    Company had a large corporate structure with great benefits and many very experienced members of their team.

    Cons

    They were going bankrupt and people were afraid of being laid off at any time (like i was). The company would lie to employees saying everything was great, and then let another group go.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Be honest and upfront with where the company stands.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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