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"Not a company for a long term career"

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Former Employee - Field Engineer III in Orlando, FL
Former Employee - Field Engineer III in Orlando, FL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Exposure to to lots of people, networking, teaches you how to work under pressure, and how to work under bad boses. Teaches you time management.

Cons

No work/life balance if you are in the field. Lots of pressure. Unrealistic performance expectations. Reviews a joke, layoffs every year. Ericsson wants the employee to do all the right things, but in return does not reciprocate. They don't care about "people" , only production, and the moment you are no longer of use to them they invoke the "at will" clause and you're rudely out the door. 90% of training is online

Advice to Management

Have your managers get the certifications you want your employees to get so they understand exactly whatthey are pressuring employees for. Ericsson is getting too big for it's britches. Keeps buying companies and laying off people. Your customers aren't happy and looking for how to get away from you.

Other Employee Reviews for Ericsson-Worldwide

  1. "Company Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - RF Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - RF Engineer in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefits (medical, retirement, etc.). Strives for innovation and process improvement. Quickly adopts to changing technology and business environment (change management).

    Cons

    Because it is a huge company silos are inevitable. Initiatives are always underway to overcome this type of challenge. Change management communications can still be improved.


  2. "Best Place for Mobile and Wireless but average in Silicon Valley"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Not much work pressure
    Exposure to lot of different technologies

    Cons

    Non Silicon Valley culture i.e. no rewards for hard grinding work
    European management totally socialist in nature

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