Alcatel-Lucent
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www.alcatel-lucent.com Paris, France 5000+ Employees

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A company in transition

Wireless (Current Employee)
Naperville, IL (US)

I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time for more than 5 years

ProsVaried and interesting technology; an opportunity to learn a lot.

ConsYou never know if you are in the next round of lay offs.

Advice to Senior ManagementALU's expertise is technical, not managerial; remember that while deciding who should go and who should stay.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Worked as a senior technical lead

Senior Lead Engineer (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I have been working at Alcatel-Lucent full-time for more than a year


Pros: Getting all round experience.. Challenging environment... Cons: promotions, poor salary heavy work. Advice to Senior Management: Give importance to employees at the mid level. Need to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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After the merger Alcatel Lucent lost customer focus

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Alcatel-Lucent full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: Primary technology company in an exciting industry. ALU is on the forefront in technology evolution on a big scale.… Cons: The merger of Alcatel and Lucent costed a lot of substance to the combined company and the subsequent restructuring… Advice to Senior Management: You have to listen more to your markets and that is also an organizational question. Solution selling and services offer… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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