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Alcatel-Lucent Reviews

Updated October 20, 2017
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  1. "Project support"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taylorsville, UT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Taylorsville, UT

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good environment and nice supervisors

    Cons

    no cons for me


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    "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Naperville, IL
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Naperville, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Professional environment, Global business, Opportunities to grow career in different technologies. Strong commitment to diversity and cultural awareness. Training opportunities.

    Cons

    When I was there, I experienced continual financial pressure to increase earnings, amidst layoffs and cost cutting. A difficult environment to work in.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the long term growth and not on quarterly stock results. Re-invest in Research and Development, and take risks to position company for long range success.

  3. "ALcatel Lucent, Chennai"

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

    Pros

    Very Flexible company to work for

    Cons

    Management can bring some more projects in

    Advice to Management

    None to say


  4. "Summer Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    People were very friendly to work with . There was a lot to learn and the manager was very nice and friendly and let me learn things i was interested in.

    Cons

    There is not much to say. I think the intern experience was very nice. But i heard there are no stock options for full time


  5. "good company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Oak Park, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Oak Park, CA

    I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    flexible work hours .
    nice people to work with.
    good products and challenging work.
    good benefits like paid vacation,401k

    Cons

    not find any cons but felt like every thing has to be driven by employee and this approach will be difficult when you have dependencies in deliverables.

    Advice to Management

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  6. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It's a good place to work

    Cons

    The work at times can be slow


  7. "Telecommunications leader"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Major player in telecommunications arena. Large company

    Cons

    Management decisions were cause of acquisition

    Advice to Management

    Long Term versus short term quick solutions

  8. "Good experience, Company seems headed in the wrong direction"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Athens, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Alcatel-Lucent (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work flexibility, Nice office, Clear communication from management

    Cons

    Currently going through layoffs and heavy restructuring


  9. "TAC Engineer"

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

    Pros

    . Good team
    . Good technologies

    Cons

    Too Much customer stress
    Lots of calls


  10. "Mts"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Alcatelnlucent was acquired by nokua. Great company, very knowledgeable co workers. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Occasional additional work hours required to complete projects


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