Tellabs
3.0 of 5 104 reviews
www.tellabs.com Naperville, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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I enjoyed my work.

Principal Engineer (Former Employee)
Santa Clara, CA

ProsGood working environment and people treat each other with respect and you get to work on leading edge technology products

ConsCompany with headquaters in Naperville might not fully understand the bay area culture and support the employees to the full extent.

Advice to Senior ManagementBe more agressive in invetigating a startup company's potential before acquring it.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Tellabs Engineer = Thanksgiving turkey, unreliable company to work

    Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
    Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Tellabs full-time for less than a year


    Pros: 1. They are good in making fool by giving offer… Cons: 1. Extremely unstable company to work for. Be prepared for layoff after 2-3 weeks of hire 2. Engineers are like thanksgiving turkey which… Advice to Senior Management: 1. Wipe out all existing management including CEO. Bring new and mature management who… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    What's wrong with hiring Americans?

    Senior Engineer (Former Employee)
    Naperville, IL

    I worked at Tellabs


    Pros: Work-life balance Interesting product Great co-workers Clean facility Good cafeteria Cons: Outsourcing of US jobs overseas Demoralizing layoff process Never honored a single… Advice to Senior Management: Bring jobs back to US where the talent and loyalty… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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