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Nokia Chicago Reviews

Updated June 13, 2017
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  1. "Good company to work for"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Good benefits as in a typical high tech company

    Cons

    Lower ranked employees could have more respect from upper management

    Advice to Management

    Need to maintain and build stronger relationships with key North America customers


  2. "Developer"

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great product, great people, progressive

    Cons

    Slow progress, need to compete to become number 1


  3. "Senior Software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Negative Outlook

    I worked at Nokia full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have great benefits through bcbs of Il

    Cons

    Even though they are rated one of the top 10 fortune 100 companies for lgbt, I didn't find them LGBT friendly


  4. "Finance analyst"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good team with decent environment

    Cons

    Hard work and tough commute


  5. "Deployment support"

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    Current Employee - Deplyment Support in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Deplyment Support in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    challenging work, never the same work

    Cons

    sometimes long hours and meeting tight customer schedules


  6. "Senior Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager | Product Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager | Product Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Use to have decent benefit package

    Cons

    Company's future does not seem bright as it is not innovative and not able to keep up with industry changing trends


  7. "Great Experience"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Software Developer Intern in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Nokia (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lot of new technologies to learn and explore

    Cons

    Compensation should be competitive to attract the talent

    Advice to Management

    NA


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Competitive Company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Opportunities to learn and grow technical and management skills. Good compensation and benefits. Friendly people to work with and great place to work.

    Cons

    Focus a lot in revenue growth so job offshoring and outsourcing and long working hours is norm in this place.

    Advice to Management

    Set up better process up front to ease transition which happens a lot after acquired other companies and merging. Projects often suffers when no process and standard was set.


  9. "Global Category Manager"

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    Former Employee - Global Category Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Global Category Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary is very competitive, bonus opportunities
    Benefits are excellent and do not fluctuate much
    CEO is stellar
    Good vacation offered and flexible

    Cons

    Stressful working, expectations are very high
    Cost Savings always a priority, note supportive of remote workets
    Mgmt Communication needs improvement

    Advice to Management

    Communicate more effectively, listen to employees, involve middle mgmt, consider all opinions, encourage work life balance


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Review"

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    Former Employee - Procuement Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Procuement Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Benefits (salary, 401(K) match, medical
    Company culture / Employees
    Upward mobility opportunities

    Cons

    Too many company announcements (emails and meetings) taking time away from employees trying to perform their duties.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to allow employees to make important decisions without having to pass it by management every time (continue to empower and support).


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