Tellabs

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Good environment, but beware of frequent lay-off

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Former Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Former Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA

I worked at Tellabs

Pros

Good knowledge sharing and environment to work

Cons

Beware of frequent firing and lay-off

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Let employee know in advance abt the management decision

No opinion of CEO

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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Tellabs has new IT leadership that is arrogant and uninformed! Once they outsource the IT Dept. the company will fail.

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    Current Employee - IT Employee in Naperville, IL
    Current Employee - IT Employee in Naperville, IL

    I have been working at Tellabs

    Pros

    Started out a great place to work. When the times were good and the money was rolling in it was OK. They allowed for training classes yearly and respected people. You could get promoted for doing great work.

    Cons

    Promotions are for brown-nosers only now. People that started out as college interns and only been there 5 years are being turned into Directors! People in IT with many many years of loyal service are fleeing there because they plan on outsourcing the whole IT dept. However the VPs have not even gotten Board of Director approval on this outsourcing plan yet! If the Board rejects it and they keep IT in-house IT will be in trouble anyways at this point. People are RUNNING to look for new jobs in IT over there now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Stop trying to outsource something that you know NOTHING about. Treat people with respect and communicate your plans with your employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Overall a good compay

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    Current Employee - Manufacturing in Bolingbrook, IL
    Current Employee - Manufacturing in Bolingbrook, IL

    I have been working at Tellabs

    Pros

    Good Benefits, good culture. Some very good people work at Tellabs. I had hoped to work for this company for many years.

    Cons

    I was laid off, Tellabs moved almost all manufacturing to contract houses.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Develop middle management talent with character. The trend these days is to promote the worst characters, this is the most demoralizing thing you can do to your workfoce

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
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