Tellabs
3.0 of 5 103 reviews
www.tellabs.com Naperville, IL 1000 to 5000 Employees

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Great People, Great Benefits

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsSame as above where I enjoy the people I get to work with; Tellabs has great benefits; The work load is challenging which provides great experiences

ConsTellabs has undergone restructuring, which at times has made the work load overwhelming, but all-in-all, I enjoy my job.

Advice to Senior ManagementProvide clarity to the future for Tellabs and how we can improve or get ahead with multiple competitors in the industry.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Death by a thousand cuts...

    Product Manager (Current Employee)
    Naperville, IL

    I have been working at Tellabs full-time for more than 3 years


    Pros: Reasonable compensation, flexible working environment, focus is on higher growth product areas in… Cons: No strategy or vision, management tends to be reactionary and tactical in their decision making. Questionable and public lack of confidence in… Advice to Senior Management: Be bold, get a strategy and commit to it. Sell a vision to our customers and the marketplace to help build… 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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    Senior Test Engineer (Former Employee)
    Naperville, IL

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


    Pros: Great people - knowledgeable and good work ethics Amenities - parking… Cons: Everytime the market hiccups they lay people off even though they are debt free. Obsessed with outsourcing everything to other countries just because they are cheaper… Advice to Senior Management: Start making realistic achievable deadlines which saves money and stress. Keep the… 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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