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Calix Employee Reviews about "great people"

Updated Jul 16, 2019

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Calix CEO Carl Russo
Carl Russo
112 Ratings
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  • "While work-life balance has improved, it remains a challenge(in 12 reviews)

  • "Don't the upper management see that one of them is only protecting his (weak) friends while letting go talented engineers(in 8 reviews)

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  1. "Great Place to Grow Your Career"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Consulting Solutions Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calix full-time

    Pros

    Great people that are Team focused on being successful.

    Cons

    This is a fast moving company and it can be difficult to keep up with all of the changes.

    Calix2019-07-16
  2. "Sr Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Petaluma, CA
    Recommends

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

    Pros

    Worked with great people on teams that were effective.

    Cons

    Some processes still needs to be improved.

    Calix2018-05-13
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    "Senior Project Managaer"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in Petaluma, CA
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Calix full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with and good products. Company is reinventing itself as a SW company.

    Cons

    Challenged with meeting low margin Service business.

    Advice to Management

    Keep your top performers during downtime in market . Get out of the low margin business.

    Calix2018-05-17
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    "Awful management culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calix full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with.

    Cons

    Hi level management is totally clueless and reckless (an awful combination). They are driving a successful company to the ruins. Not sure how much longer the company will stay afloat.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to what made Calix a good company to work at. They need to understand that Calix is not and never will be Cisco, Alcatel, or any other big company in our market. What was good about Calix in the past: - The company had clear goals and well thought out plans on how to achieve those goals - Employees felt part of the company and not just a number - High level management never interact directly with... the employees.

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    Calix2017-10-01
  5. "System Engineer Intern"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Intern - Anonymous Intern 

    I have been working at Calix

    Pros

    Great teams and great people focused on excellence.

    Cons

    The interns get the old computer monitors.

    Calix2017-05-26
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Great Company to work for"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people to work with, good balance between work and life.

    Cons

    A lot of experienced senior position, if hire more young fresh graduate will have some new ideas for the company.

    Calix2017-03-30
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    "Profesional Services Project Manager"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calix full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great people, awesome culture, all around great place to work!!!!

    Cons

    401K Match is a bit below average, but lots of other great benefits.

    Calix2017-03-02
  8. "Calix Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Petaluma, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Calix full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Plenty of growth opportunities. Great people.

    Cons

    Poor work vs life balance

    Advice to Management

    Don't take your people for granted.

    Calix2017-02-12
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