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Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated April 23, 2018
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Börje Ekholm
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  • improper work life balance as like all other telecom companies (in 206 reviews)

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

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  1. "Database Administrator"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Database Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Senior Database Administrator in Atlanta, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good life work balance, benefits, office environment, management. Latest technologies, opportunities for leadership and growth opportunities.

    Cons

    Nothing special that does not exist in any other work environment.


  2. "Sourcing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Diverse, global presence, good opportunities for job mobility (scope and geography)

    Cons

    Slow, overly burdensome and complicated processes, depends on few customers and one line of business.

    Advice to Management

    develop a true way to assess and manage talent

  3. "Business Operations Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    This position has various responsibilities that include financial, budgeting, project implementation, and as such, each day is a unique challenge.

    Cons

    The ability to move within the organization to a new role is very limited due to restructuring.

    Ericsson-Worldwide Response

    Apr 23, 2018

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  4. "Account Manager"

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    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.


  5. "work at Ericsson as an engineer"

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    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

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

    Pros

    Nice environment and good teammates

    Cons

    idea is kind of old


  6. "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.


  7. "Good experience"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    This site is very professional and the colleagues are very friendly. Even if you fill the expertise of many colleagues, they are always collaborative.

    Cons

    The crisis of the market is impacting the company.

    Advice to Management

    Make a medium/long term plan and persist with that plan for a longer time.
    Pay more attention to the products already available in the acquired companies.

  8. "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


  9. "Review"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Can get a good basing understanding of communication

    Cons

    No consistency in giving out the offer letters


  10. "Director"

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    Current Employee - Director in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Director in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    My team and executive sponsors, open work environment, future opportunities for the company with 5G in 2019 and beyond

    Cons

    Swedish consensus culture, too many bad managers, manager to employee ratio

    Advice to Management

    Promote more first-time managers


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