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Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews in Richardson, TX

Updated August 14, 2014
Updated August 14, 2014
1,892 Reviews

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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Development is team-centric and work-life balance is taken seriously by management (in 152 reviews)

  • Work environment is very good and lot of onsite oppurtunities (in 130 reviews)


Cons
  • if you Job require you to work in Shift then work life balance is difficult (in 54 reviews)

  • Poor initial planning leads to many changes in decision making and major inefficiencies (in 39 reviews)

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  1.  

    Thoroughly enjoyed the work, was getting nervous with continuous layoffs

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager  in  Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Technical Project Manager in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Enjoyed my peers and management. Had great flexibility and tools to perform my job.

    Cons

    Position had become very routine and layoffs in the cdma business area were continuous and no good opportunities to transfer into in this location.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    No chance for growth

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Engineer  in  Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Engineer in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Pay good, but no raises or bonuses

    Cons

    Good jobs and new technology being outsourced.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    BCAM Intern

    Current Employee - BCAM Intern  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - BCAM Intern in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Good company, not good for full time.

    Cons

    Didn't like the work culture.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please be open to the staff. Please keep your roles for you don't need to emphasis on it everytime.

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  5.  

    Good working environment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Good co workers , work life balance.

    Cons

    Compensation is lower than expected

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Higher salary to keep talented people. More software emphasis.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Great atmosphere and team cohesion, but lacks confidence in long term employee retainment

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Logistics Manager in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Campuses are stacked with employee services and outreach programs. Business casual work attire and relaxed emphasis on how you look leads to more emphasis on how you perform.

    Cons

    Longevity of employee retainment, as layoffs are used too often for cost cutting measures. Promotions and salary increases are rare and small at best. Business practices do not mirror the same latest advancements as their products do.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Take advantage of what new college graduates have to offer, because combining new business ideas with experienced workers would lead to better profits and increased employee morale.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Ericsson Inc - Service Delivery Manager

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager  in  Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Service Delivery Manager in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Global company. Good overall benefits package

    Cons

    Centralized management in Sweden, not allowing regions to adjust to needed local practices.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  8.  

    I transferred from Nortel to Ericcson after 16 years. The 2 years at Ericsson was the most stressful environment I have

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CNS Engineer Manager  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - CNS Engineer Manager in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    The salary and opportunity to work on new leading edge products are the primary reasons.

    Cons

    Upper management look only out for themselves.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Value the people that make you successful

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent benefits and balance. Competitive mindset.

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    Ericsson excellent benefits and good pay. The management is intensely competitive in their goals for market domination. There is a focus on collaboration.

    Cons

    The RNAM organization does an annual "refresh" in which ten percent of the work force is laid off every year. This is discouraging.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Find ways to encourage employees with positive incentives, rather than negative ones. People respond to both, but they respond in the same manner in which they were encouraged.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    proficient on RF design and optimization

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    knowledge sharing and competence development

    Cons

    work mobility internationaly for professionals

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    inovation

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    The experience working for Ericsson is good and provides you with good opportunities to work in different fields

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    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - RF Engineer I  in  Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - RF Engineer I in Richardson, TX

    Pros

    The company gives good opportunities to in a variety of fields. There is scope for growth working in Ericsson. The learning curve is good and provides you opportunities to work in various phases as well as various technologies.

    Cons

    The upper level management does inform the employees of the current situation and the policies decided by the company. The work load leaves very little time for personal work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    The upper level management does inform the employees of the current situation and the policies decided by the company. Keep the employees posted so that they will be a better work environment .

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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