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Avaya Employee Reviews about "work life balance"

Updated Mar 6, 2020

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175 Ratings
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  1. "Internal Audit Director"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    Good career opportunities and work/life balance

    Cons

    No salary increases for years!

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    Avaya2018-02-06
  2. "Exception driven culture, favoritism, lack of consistency"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Work life balance, flexibility and good people overall

    Cons

    Lack of consistency, senior leaders leave and strategy keeps changing, lack of investment in retaining and attracting the right talent. Stop with the politics and exceptions for everything.

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    Avaya2020-03-06
  3. "Was great, now faded"

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    Former Employee - Sales Engineer in New York, NY
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Best technology in the sector. Some really great and talented people. Good work/life balance

    Cons

    Just cannot get out of its own way. Waiting for any positive change is like watching paint dry. So may small kingdoms that fight against each other.

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    Avaya2020-02-04
  4. "Tier 3 Voip Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Tier III VOIP Engineer in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Good 1st line management and work-life balance.

    Cons

    Lake of communication form High-level management. Opportunities for training and advancement were limited.

    Avaya2019-09-19
  5. Helpful (1)

    "Great people & products"

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    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Avaya full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Products are very solid. Work life balance is good

    Cons

    Long term vision blurred due to short term results

    Avaya2019-08-12
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    "very challenging (...not the good type!)"

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Raleigh, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Some great people still there, dedicated to their teams, trying to keep going,

    Cons

    operating on a shoestring, quality of work is affected, a very political enviorment where employees aren't trusted. terrible work life balance, expectation driven the CEO that you are availalbe 24/7 or your not commited and should be fired

    Avaya2019-08-06
  7. "Great technology"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time

    Pros

    Good money and work life balance

    Cons

    Mind blowing processes and pricing delays

    Avaya2019-04-03
  8. "My experience at Avaya India"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer 
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The work-life balance is really good. People are valued. Some managers are really cool and come out of the way to make things possible.

    Cons

    Management lacks good vision, and should work on taking firm and right decisions

    Avaya2019-01-24
  9. "Not a bad place to work."

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    Senior User Experience Designer 

    I have been working at Avaya

    Pros

    Lots of problems to solve Work-life balance Higher then average salary

    Cons

    Benefits and perks are lacking

    Avaya2019-01-11
  10. "Employee Beware"

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

    I worked at Avaya full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work/life Balance. Great people.

    Cons

    Leadership issues. Limited growth opportunities

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    Avaya2018-12-26
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