Ciena - Terrible, this is a company without strategy and analytic thinking | Glassdoor
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"Terrible, this is a company without strategy and analytic thinking"

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Former Employee - Director
Former Employee - Director
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Technical leadership in the industry
Benefit

Cons

Crazy leadership style
Always changing organization and marketing strategy
Politics in office

Other Employee Reviews for Ciena

  1. "Learned a lot."

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

    Pros

    The work environment is nice and relaxing. It is mainly focused on network solutions which makes anyone interested in that field feel comfortable.

    Cons

    Some of the locations of Ciena sites can be unsuitable for some people. Also, it is not very well known although it has been expanding greatly.


  2. Helpful (4)

    "MEN division still has Nortel culture hangover"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON (Canada)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    flexibility for family
    somewhat interesting work

    Cons

    (specific to MEN division)
    'Nortel' culture and old boy system still exists.
    little opportunity for advancement in career. Too many old Nortel hands hanging on.
    Outdated views of development.

    Advice to Management

    Create professional advancement opportunities To be fair they have tried via some internal certifications and courses.

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