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Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated July 15, 2017
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  1. "Great benefits, work environment"

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    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Administrative Assistant in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    I loved working here, is convenient to where I lived and the work environment was good most of the time. If you put in an honest day's work, you will get what you need from this company.

    Cons

    If you feel there are cons, you should find somewhere else to work.

    Advice to Management

    more flexibility in work schedule


  2. "Great work place"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    Lot to learn if you are on one of the teams working in LTE.

    Cons

    Not much to explore if you are one of the teams in WCDMA or EDGE

  3. "Management Competency - Technical vs Financial"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    1. Great Work environment
    2. Good Technical challenges
    3. Employer friendly

    Cons

    1. Management could not sustain financial viability of this great innovative company.
    2. Not good at trimming the Capex/Opex expenditure in line with revenues.

    Advice to Management

    1. Make sure that priorities are right and in line with the market trends
    2. Invest in future
    3. Don'e get blindsided by past laurels/innovations/patents etc.


  4. "Director of Operations"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    Highly technical. Great people. Good salaries.

    Cons

    Lacks strategy and vision. Women often prohibited from management positions.

    Advice to Management

    Promote women


  5. "Business development"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    Good people, good benefits, decent work environment

    Cons

    Business in downward spiral, lacking clarity on future


  6. "Communications Services Technician"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    Union, laid back, time off

    Cons

    No job stability and greedy company

    Advice to Management

    None


  7. "Member of Technical Staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    I enjoyed doing what I was assigned.

    Cons

    I was working remote and mostly by myself.

  8. "Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    it' a growing company with mixed thoughts

    Cons

    But not growing as much


  9. "Alcatel Lucent Nokia Naperville Illinois"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time

    Pros

    People, benefits, diversity, work environment

    Cons

    Company was sold to Nokia


  10. "Good"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Helped me relocate when job accepted

    Cons

    Small team and lack of focus


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