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Ciena Human Resources Reviews

Updated November 14, 2017
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Ciena President, CEO, and Director Gary B. Smith
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Pros
  • The Work / Life Balance is very good (in 88 reviews)

  • And the ability to work from home occasionally is also great (in 24 reviews)

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  1. "Human Resource Recruiter"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Baltimore, MD
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Baltimore, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ciena (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Awesome people and customers and atmosphere

    Cons

    I enjoy working at Ciena and the people and environment was great.

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "Ciena Corporation review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Hanover, MD
    Current Employee - Human Resources Generalist in Hanover, MD
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ciena full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I can't praise this company enough. Everything from their onboarding to their benefits package and work/ life balance is extraordinary. Ciena has a diverse culture and we all embrace and learn from our global coworkers. The opportunity to advance within the company is very much encouraged. I am honored to be a part of the Ciena family.

    Cons

    There aren't any that I have come across.

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ciena full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    You are surrounded by people who want you to succeed and will help you achieve your professional goals. Super flexible in work and life balance.

    Cons

    Sometimes it's difficult coordinating with our global colleagues in different time zones, but having such a diverse workforce is an incredible asset.


  4. "Company Review"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Current Employee - Human Resources in Gurgaon, Haryana (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company to work. Gives you ample opportunities for professional growth.

    Cons

    Needs good brand building initiative. Many people don't know about Ciena.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing specific.


  5. "Talent Acquisition, Human Resources, CALA (Caribbean and Latin America)"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Specialist, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources CALA in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Current Employee - Specialist, Talent Acquisition and Human Resources CALA in São Paulo, São Paulo (Brazil)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Ciena full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Ciena is the best company I have ever worked for. I'm proud to be part of a such great team and the solutions/services we offer to our costumers. It's being a great experience and I definitely recommend it to those that are looking for a career opportunity and challenging work experience in an amazing work environment.

    Cons

    I actually don't see any downsides. We're always working to bring the best experience to our employees and costumers.