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"Crazy ride."

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Former Employee - Senior RF Engineer in Sunrise, FL
Former Employee - Senior RF Engineer in Sunrise, FL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Nortel Networks full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

People, technology, on the job training, benefits, compensation, conferences, networking, travel, diversity, bonuses, salary, incentives, invention awards, recognition, automated systems and services.

Cons

Bankruptcy filing, repeated multiple criminal investigations, stock option loss, pension fund transferred to PBGC, layoffs of many good friends, uncertainty and confusion.

Advice to Management

Tell the truth.

Other Employee Reviews for Nortel Networks

  1. "Nortel was a great place to work until the dot com bubble burst and then the management couldn't successfully downsize."

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Nortel Networks full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Work/family balance until around 2000.

    Cons

    Sr. Management killed the company and couldn't downsize as they needed to scale back.

    Advice to Management

    No upper management left as the company is Bankrupt.


  2. "Professional Services at Bay Networks"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends

    I worked at Nortel Networks full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent place to work for. Empower you to do your best.

    Cons

    Market competitions, expanding out were very challenging

    Advice to Management

    Good Management

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