Tellabs - Ok place if you don't get laid off | Glassdoor
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"Ok place if you don't get laid off"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Great benefits, smart people to work with, definitely always have the proper tools/technology provided to you

Cons

A lot of downsizing which can cause anxiety/uncertainty. Future seems hazy.

Other Employee Reviews for Tellabs

  1. "satisfied"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Santa Clara, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Tellabs full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    good technology, good complex product

    Cons

    of late co not doing good, losing focus.


  2. "What's wrong with hiring Americans?"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Engineer in Naperville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Work-life balance
    Interesting product
    Great co-workers
    Clean facility
    Good cafeteria

    Cons

    Outsourcing of US jobs overseas
    Demoralizing layoff process
    Never honored a single deadline
    Lots of weekend work for engineering areas

    Advice to Management

    Bring jobs back to US where the talent and loyalty are
    Treat laid-off employees better on the day of layoff
    Give realistic deadlines

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