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ADC Telecommunications Reviews

Updated April 13, 2017
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  1. "Great place"

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    Former Employee - Engineer in Shakopee, MN
    Former Employee - Engineer in Shakopee, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lots of good engineering projects

    Cons

    Not enough money / budget for projects


  2. "stay away"

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    Former Employee - Director in Earth, TX
    Former Employee - Director in Earth, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    none that I can think of

    Cons

    good ole boy network in Kennesaw GA

    Advice to Management

    shove it.

  3. "Gone for good"

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    Current Employee - Director in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Director in Eden Prairie, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    They re out of business

    Cons

    I really can not think of any

    Advice to Management

    Try not to go to another company and do the same thing you did to ADC


  4. "Comments on ADC"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in India, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in India, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to work with best work life balance

    Cons

    Small company hence should look for ways to grow

    Advice to Management

    Grow up


  5. "Wonderful....great place to work"

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    Current Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Current Employee - Director in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Ability to be innovative, great management

    Cons

    Industry is a tough one


  6. "Short term but interesting"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Atlanta, GA
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good concept to co-locate a regional warehouse with strategic teams (Installation, Engineering, Project Management

    Cons

    Top heavy influence from corporate team, who were not in touch with the pulse of the employees.

    Advice to Management

    It would have been a good thing to get out and away from the corporate offices and listen to your work force.


  7. "Great Company realized just how great in hindsight"

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    Current Employee - Administration in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Administration in Eden Prairie, MN
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at ADC Telecommunications full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Employee Oriented; great benefits; great middle management that cared about the EEs

    Cons

    CEO was too conservative with cash flow to invest wisely therefore set up company for takeover.

    Advice to Management

    Too Late - the good times are now gone.

  8. "great place to work, professional atmosphere"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Minneapolis, MN
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at ADC Telecommunications full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    colleagues were real professionals, great environment and training opportunities -- everyone had entrepreneurial spirit and growth opportunities were endless

    Cons

    industry volatility -- affected the company's ability to execute strategy. Bad timing


  9. "Great times, good people, telecomm industry was a bust..."

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    Former Employee - Training Manager in Eden Prairie, MN
    Former Employee - Training Manager in Eden Prairie, MN
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    People were great to works with
    Social outreach withing various communities

    Cons

    Result of the industry, is why the company had to downsize

    Advice to Management

    Sell


  10. "Great"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    I really enjoyed the work environment.

    Cons

    Did not know weather the company would keep me due to company being sold to Tyco Electronics

    Advice to Management

    N/A


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