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Ericsson-Worldwide Reviews

Updated December 13, 2017
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  • work life balance needs to be reviewed (in 195 reviews)

  • They need to accelerate the decision making (in 109 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Good telecommunication company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    >Financially stable company.
    >Good benefits.
    >Process driven.
    >Great with surveys.

    Cons

    >Layoff every year, sometimes twice a year. Criteria for being on layoff list is not clear.
    >Salary doesn't grow but 3% a year no matter how hard you work.
    >HR is not available for help career growth.

    Advice to Management

    >Bring innovation to the company. Listen to employees who have innovative ideas.
    >Too process driven. Costs are going up because of competence silos. Reduce the silos.
    >Reduce the yearly layoffs or give clear a criteria for layoff.


  2. "Good Employer, Great Benefits, Nice Culture"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Employer, Great Benefits, Nice Culture

    Cons

    Matrix Reporting makes it inefficient and slow. Small tasks take long time!

  3. "very challenging career"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Texas City, TX
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Texas City, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good salary and work flexibility

    Cons

    very huge company and so sometimes its hard to decide which project to move in.


  4. "software engineer working on network system"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    benefit, salary, 401k, vacation, holiday

    Cons

    none - it's a good working environment

    Advice to Management

    none - good managers and product managers


  5. "why i like working at this company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Duluth, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    wide selection of technologies and global locations

    Cons

    not a US managed company

    Advice to Management

    i have no advice because there is no negative impact


  6. "Great company to work with"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company culture. Global presence. Industry leader. Satisfactory benefits. This is one of the best companies I have ever worked with.

    Cons

    Slow execution is always the problem. The main problem is the huge management layers and lengthy processes which becomes business hinders in many cases.

    Advice to Management

    Speed of execution


  7. "Nice working environment, fast pace, most people are being energetic."

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    flexible working hours, flat hierarchy, pretty good cooperating environment

    Cons

    There are competitions between different R&D sites

  8. "Great company, people, and work-life balance"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Duluth, GA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Duluth, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The management in my group is extremely supportive of employees and their careers. There are many opportunities to grow and I always feel like I'll be helped along the way. My colleagues are incredibly smart (and kind!) and I learn something new everyday. After hearing about our 2015 company goals today, I'm even more proud to be part of an innovative business with a bright future ahead.

    Plus, there are free drinks and snacks!

    Cons

    There is some resistance to change, but that's human nature in general.

    Advice to Management

    Hire some innovative, energized college grads with fresh ideas!


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Ericsson-Worldwide full-time

    Pros

    Good working atmosphere. A lot of opportunity to expand work into different area

    Cons

    A bit too beaurocratic sometime

    Advice to Management

    Execution of the strategy is more important that the strategy itself


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company with great opportunities!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst Intern in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst Intern in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ability to move throughout the company

    Openness to management (especially high level)

    Cons

    Ability to move from intern to full time can be smoother

    Advice to Management

    Create more programs for Recent grads


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