Tellabs - Management has no clue & Bad place to work. | Glassdoor
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"Management has no clue & Bad place to work."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

All I can say is that it is a pay check. They did give an additional two percent discretionary contribution towards the 401k. Engineers I worked with were great, but they were all fired in January 2012.

Cons

All levels of management are completely incompetent. It is no surprise that Tellabs is using up their cash and going nowhere fast. If you work here, or if your company is acquired by Tellabs, start looking for a better job right away.
The 401k choices are really limited and poor.
Avoid Tellabs at all costs.

Advice to Management

Need to bring in new management or there is no hope for this company.

Other Employee Reviews for Tellabs

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Potential to succeed, eroded by poor management and execution."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Naperville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Very fair work/life balance. Staff and mid-tier management are caring and supportive. Many opportunities to make an impact, as the company is struggling.

    Cons

    Executive management lacks leadership and execution ability. 'Old boy' network promotes friends over performance and effort. Overall, the company can not last long on the path it has gone down.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good environment, but beware of frequent lay-off"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good knowledge sharing and environment to work

    Cons

    Beware of frequent firing and lay-off

    Advice to Management

    Let employee know in advance abt the management decision

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