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Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated May 19, 2018
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  • improper work life balance as like all other telecom companies (in 210 reviews)

  • Consensus approach tends to slow decision making (in 118 reviews)

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  1. "Program Director"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Director in Denver, CO
    Current Employee - Program Director in Denver, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ever changing industry that is really exciting, fantastic employee benefits packages, global opportunities for different roles, supports innovation ideas

    Cons

    There is normally a lot of change going on as it believes in continuous improvement, so understanding how you normally adapt to change is key for potential employees

    Ericsson-Worldwide Response

    May 7, 2018

    Thanks for taking the time to leave your feedback. Great advice from a long time employee.


  2. "Senior Solution Architect"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Senior Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    I am an Information Technology Consultant with more than 22 years of experience at various levels of delivery, program management, project management related to Telecom, ERP Application & Implementation on cloud. Have worked on User experience design to enhance the user satisfaction with the Ericsson Telecom products by improving the usability, accessibility, and pleasure provided in the interaction with the product. Manage & Lead team from Cross Functional groups. Possess excellent communication skills, positive & problem-solving attitude & perseverance to undertake challenging jobs.

    Cons

    My growth is stagnant in this company. Looking for a change for new challenges.

    Advice to Management

    Core Competencies Include:
    - Skilled Budget Management & P&L Management
    - Organization Leadership
    - C-Level Customer Engagement & Customer Support
    - Large-scale Business Transformation Programs (Consulting & Delivery)
    - Product Strategy
    - Solution Management
    - Managed Services
    - Global Team Management

  3. "Adventuresome but chaotic"

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    Former Employee - Principal Solution Architect in New Brunswick, NJ
    Former Employee - Principal Solution Architect in New Brunswick, NJ
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    - Willing to try new things
    - Open to ideas and technology from outside
    - Ambitious / big visions

    Cons

    - Chaotic -- constant churn
    - Core business is hard core Telecom -- the rest is supported by the core and when times get hard the company contracts
    - Many of the managers don't have deep technical backgrounds and are good at making nice PPTs but don't have a good feel for how technology is developing

    Advice to Management

    Find and value managers and strategic directors that have solid technical backgrounds. Work to reduce the chaos.


  4. "if you're looking for work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work. Work life is balanced.
    Great benefits.

    Cons

    Lack of vision & execution..

    Advice to Management

    Set a clear vision & execute with clear set of actions


  5. "Great company facing business challenges"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexibility and autonomy. Good work life balance.

    Cons

    Company is facing business challenges and due to crisis huge layoffs are coming in waves, besides bad financial results are affecting bonus and salary reviews.

    Advice to Management

    Replacing leadership by former Amdocs is making Ericsson loose it's identity and changing its culture in a bad way. The new leadership does seem selfish.


  6. "Ericsson Inc."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule, Global Presence, Good Benefits

    Cons

    Weak Leadership, Lack of Innovation, No Work Life Balance, Frequent Layoffs and Attrition


  7. "Good company but need a growth"

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    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    leading 5G technology. a fair internal culture

    Cons

    need a growth area. low morale due to down sizing

    Advice to Management

    get into strategic focus areas in new business growth. also need to spend something to public facing marketing -- it's all about attract the best people.

  8. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Customer Network Support Engineer in Plano, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Network Support Engineer in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great technology, benefits are the best available,

    Cons

    No Job security, training is mostly CBT based

    Advice to Management

    Provide formal training, Concentrate on what you do best.


  9. "Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Account in Miami, FL
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Dynamic, exciting, stretches your sales innovation , relationships with mid managers as well as "C" level customer positions exposure to all products of Ericsson. Great Diversity in team members

    Cons

    long hrs, proposal takes a while to complete, not geared for med to small operator environment, product innovation is not always on time

    Advice to Management

    Account team should always reflect the environment of the customers

    Ericsson-Worldwide Response

    Apr 23, 2018

    Thanks for the advice to management. This type of employee feedback is important to improving our processes.


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    "A good Work-Life Balance"

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    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Bellevue, WA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Provides good Work life Balance.

    Cons

    Can find only a handful of visionary leaders.

    Advice to Management

    Hire Visionary Leaders


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