Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 20, 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. 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

  2. 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,

  3. 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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  5. Changing company

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good benefits, good salary. Multi-cultural environment. Recognized enterprise that has good reputation on the market. Continous improvement and adaptation to technology changes.

    Cons

    Uncertain future might cause stress to employees. Much coorporate burocracy, and many employees/managers driving company same way as twenty years ago.

    Advice to Management

    Homologate the same criteria everywhere. Coorporate directives are almost ever clear, try to push all operations to follow them and get rid off many middle management.

  6. 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

  7. Network Engineer

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    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in Overland Park, KS

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide

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

    Pros

    Ericsson is a great company to work for. They care about their employees and Great benefits!

    Cons

    I believe over all this company does well. No one company is perfect nor are there perfect people .

    Advice to Management

    NA

  8. Construction Manager

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    Former Employee - Construction Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Construction Manager in Atlanta, GA

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide (more than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    I met good people with great leadership skills and success

    Cons

    Work overload practice is a company culture at least at SE Region. If you are not ready to work 70-80 hrs per week, and sacrifice family time, you will not last for long.

  9. I learned a lot, even though there were times where I did nto have much to do.

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    Current Intern - Engagement Practices in Dallas, TX
    Current Intern - Engagement Practices in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide as an intern

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

    Pros

    People are very friendly and nice culture. If you really need help, ericsson has a lot of great people with extensive knowledge in telecommunication. Pays relatively good.

    Cons

    Little bit too relaxed. People does not work very hard to be honest. Can get a bit of unmotivating sometimes.

  10. Integration Engineer

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    good opportunities and work life balance

    Cons

    had a very god experience and no complains

  11. Good work-life balance but limited opportunities

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Good way of working, Work life balance

    Cons

    Limited opportunities to grow in career

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