Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 27, 2015
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Pros
  • Development is team-centric and work-life balance is taken seriously by management (in 195 reviews)

  • Largest ICT company with good employee friendly work environment (in 146 reviews)

Cons
  • Work-Life Balance is not so satisfied as I have to work on fields 1 (in 67 reviews)

  • Poor initial planning leads to many changes in decision making and major inefficiencies (in 45 reviews)

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  1. Software Developer

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide

    Pros

    Good work place, great internal documentation for learning and implementing.

    Cons

    Get to work on latest technology in networking

    Advice to Management

    Great Management

  2. Business/Data Analyst

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    Current Employee - Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Intern in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good work life balance and benefits

    Cons

    None as an Intern. Full time employees have different pressures to deal with.

    Advice to Management

    Plan

  3. Intern

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    Current Intern - Business Optimization in Kansas City, MO
    Current Intern - Business Optimization in Kansas City, MO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great pay, great resume booster, good experience

    Cons

    lacks structure, managers oftend don't know what to do with interns, Higher level line managers sometime too busing to focus on your

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  5. service delivery manager

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Raleigh, NC

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    great benefits and the pay was good

    Cons

    home work life was bad. was on call 24x7

  6. Operations manager

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Global leading company with oppotunities

    Cons

    too many rash decisions and yearly layoffs

  7. Project manager

    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Recommends

    Pros

    Biggest telecommunication company in the world

    Cons

    not so good bonus benefits

  8. Great Learning Curve

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Very Diverse, good brand Name, good culture and values, it provides opportunities to grow, friendly management, nice campus, good work life balance

    Cons

    Can look into training employees and building competence

    Advice to Management

    Hire on a need basis

  9. Helpful (1)

    Great company but too many layoffs

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer III in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer III in Plano, TX

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good leadership but poor morale due to outsourcing

    Cons

    Too many threats of layoffs. Do not expect long term employment

    Advice to Management

    Find other ways to cut costs instead of ruining people's lives by laying them off

  10. Software Engineer

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    great opportunities once in a good team

    Cons

    nothing in particular, average,

  11. Great learning opportunity

    Former Contractor - Project Coordinator in Plano, TX
    Former Contractor - Project Coordinator in Plano, TX

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great campus. Great co-workers and I learned many new skills in the telecom business.

    Cons

    Difficult to get hired as an employee.

    Advice to Management

    Consider hiring more contractors

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