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Nokia Networks Reviews

Updated 26 September, 2014
Updated 26 September, 2014
1,161 Reviews
3.4
1,161 Reviews
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Nokia Networks CEO Rajeev Suri
Rajeev Suri
686 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • good work-life balance, results matter most - no any control freaks in management (in 192 reviews)

  • Competitive salary, flexible working hours (in 59 reviews)


Cons
  • It is now all about making money and no longer about having a good work-life-balance (in 15 reviews)

  • They have cut everything just by taking the name of cost cutting (in 27 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    VERY GOOD COMPANY

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nokia Networks

    Pros

    work with respect and happy

    Cons

    you need self motivation really

  2.  

    Very friend company

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nokia Networks

    Pros

    Very friend people around you

    Cons

    Compensation is not so good

  3.  

    Nokia

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    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager

    I have been working at Nokia Networks full-time

    Pros

    good culture, good leadership, good values.

    Cons

    I don't have any word for this

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    The decline of the once great Nokia

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Nokia Networks

    Pros

    International presence helps diversify the business.
    Still good brand name in Nokia.
    Very good people at working levels

    Cons

    Lack of clear direction.
    Product quality and content lags competition.
    Short term focus.
    Wasted opportunities.
    No carrot, only sticks.
    Missing a strong, charismatic leadership team.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Clean up the leadership teams. Remove the posers, the disconnected, the despots, and the excessive arrogant.
    Truly believe, recognize, and respect the value of the working teams.
    Avoid forcing too many global efficiency actions especially when they are half-baked.
    Celebrate something, anything.
    Review HR practices and objectives as they are getting more disconnected from the reality of the industry and the company culture/environment. Performance reviews based on Rank & Yank should be reconsidered. Stop following others and lead the way.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Nokia Networks full-time

    Pros

    Nice environment , great learning environment .

    Cons

    Salary not up to industry standards

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    NSN

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    Current Employee - Project Manager  in  Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Nokia Networks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Good working environment. Right startegies and plan in place to grow in areas of focus. Great experience to work for a company like NSN.

    Cons

    Ongoing restrusturing resulting in employee uncertainities. To many complicted internal processes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Move on to the next phase with stronger focus on improving market presence and market share

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Leading without imagination.

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    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager

    I have been working at Nokia Networks

    Pros

    Can be a good place to gain some experience. Compensation and benefits can be better than the competition in mature markets.

    Cons

    Organization is biased in favor of young white, northern European males, particularly those from Finland and to a lessor degree from Germany. Job requirements as well as performance measures are not applied to this group.

    Likewise product development is very Euro-centric, presenting problems for implementation elsewhere.

    There is almost no real skill in services management. Project and program management are extremely immature.

    Few standard objective measures set by management.

    There has been a criminal investigation of corruption and wrong doing in the ex-Siemens operations. There continue to be struggles with anti-corruption and ethics.

    It is a company of administrators, not leaders.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Start pushing down authority to an appropriate level and hold managers accountable for financial performance, within ethical constraints.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Excellent workplace

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    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer  in  Dallas, TX (US)
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Dallas, TX (US)

    I worked at Nokia Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Latest technology exposure for technical people.

    Cons

    Small annual salary increment since the past few years

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    n/a

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - C++ Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - C++ Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Nokia Networks full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work culture
    Open communication
    Cab facility
    Good to maintain work life balance

    Cons

    Sometimes hike is less which is common in product based companies

    Recommends
  11.  

    Nokia Networks was an awesome company to work

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    Former Employee - R&D Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - R&D Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Nokia Networks full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good training, Hands on latest networking technology, awesome work atmosphere, flexible work timings

    Cons

    Need to coupe up with ever changing managing patterns

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Plan for sprints

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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