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Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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  1. Featured Review

    "Ericsson"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    People, Location, Benefits, Opportunities, & Perks

    Cons

    Can not think of any.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great company overall"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager Operations Support in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Engineering Manager Operations Support in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Ability to work across different areas, countries and technologies. If you end up with a good manager, you will enjoy working here.

    Cons

    You continuously feel like you may get laid off every week. It's an art to keep a job here, especially if you do not click with your manager.


  3. "a big company with all the pros and cons"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    diverse product areas with lots of opportunities to move sideways,
    opportunities to learn new things all the time

    Cons

    change management is slow and flexibility is less due to the size and culture of the company


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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Once upon a time a great company!"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Plano, TX
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Product. Customer base. Benefits.

    Cons

    Management. Constant attritions. Bullying managers.

    Advice to Management

    Become a professional organisation. Don't intimidate employees about layoffs, churn and layoffs are business realities but don't use it as a sword to motivate, it does not.


  6. "Best Company to word for when there is work."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Empoyee FSO in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Empoyee FSO in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Managers who Care about the employee, Benefits are outstanding, Layoff treatment was outstanding. Ericsson North America. Good work rewarded when possible. Training online for multiple positions and functions via employee produced and external training companies. Many responsible full time employees.

    Cons

    Management employees are over worked which leaves less time to find contracts for the company. Recent management seems to be using only contract workers.

    Advice to Management

    Temporary work force is not the way to a great team. Keep up the great Employee compensation/benefits. Strive to find more long term contracts to keep your worker bees busy and expanding. Find more contracts that stage for the next contract. Give your middle management some relief if possible.


  7. "Senior RF Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior RF Engineer in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Senior RF Engineer in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work environment, learning something new at every assignment, opportunity to enroll with different culture, good salary and benefits

    Cons

    Work/Life Balance due to market sitiuation, job security in the past couple of years


  8. "Great Swedish company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Solutions Consultant in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Principal Solutions Consultant in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    - Respect for individual
    - Culture of perseverance

    Cons

    Leadership had lost its way in trying to grow in multiple areas at a great cost to profitability with no significant results.

    Advice to Management

    I believe the new CEO is on a good course - please continue to focus on results. Identify leaders who have strong leadership and lesser "upward" management skills.


  9. "Good"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    . It has strong corporate governance and a history of being able to adapt to changing markets. It has a presence in many countries and understands the need for diversity. Ericsson is a market leader, in fact likely the market leader, in telecoms equipment.

    Cons

    It also has problems that large companies tend to have. It will take you many years to advance, no matter how ambitious you are. It is led by large shareholders who have a very narrow idea of what modern business practices are, and a board that is mostly unable to understand disruptions like the internet, so it has a big problem innovating. Since it is the market leader it has a lot of competitive advantages, but those are mostly used to create a barrier to entry instead of innovating.

    Advice to Management

    The corporate culture has a bit of a Swedish bent, which isn't necessarily bad, but it is really conservative. If you're looking for fiercely competitive business practices with an impatient, and highly talented culture, you may want to look somewhere else. If you're looking for a solid performer, that dominates its market, has collegial atmostphere and room to grow, then you could do a whole lot worse than Ericsson.


  10. "Great Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Solutions Architect in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, team work and flexible work environment

    Cons

    bureaucracy in execution (sometime), some areas have to many layers of management.


  11. "The good and the bad..."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duluth, GA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Duluth, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Health Benefits and People

    Cons

    Local Opportunities and Duluth office diminishing


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