On average, employees at Nortel give their company a 4.2 rating out of 5.0 - which is 7% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Nortel employees are Software Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.9 and Equipment Services Project Managers with a rating of 4.8.
"I've enjoyed working at Nortel Networks, it was a wonderful and exciting place."
"Nortel was great company, in 2011 Avaya bought it. After two years they outsourced our jobs in Billerica to India. Avaya laid off 98% of employees in Billerica."
"I worked for Nortel Government Solutions for several years before it was bought out by Avaya. Nortel was a booming company at one time but I believe mismanagement led to its demise."
"I worked from Ericsson for 7 years and gained valuable experience in telecom and worked with various telecom equipment and providers. I was able to receive various training on different network devices and equipment and learn about key metrics."
"Great place to work. Unfortunately went bankrupt due to market environment and poor Sr. Management. People were great, the facilities were top notch."
"The company was great to work for and missed that position. The CEO allowed company to run into Chapter 11!"
"I worked for Ericsson for 7 years and began at Nortel and continued through the sale Ericsson. Through challenging times in the Telecom Industry, our group was able to find success with delivering for our customers."
"Very good company with a global footprint. Manage lost direction and the company folded."
"Great place to work. My direct manager was respectful and helped with training."
"Nortel was an excellent place to work.The company really valued its employees and were rewarded for their success."
"I worked for Northern Telecom Inc. since 1980 and if was a wonderful company to work for and to grow as an employee. Only in the later years when the company Nortel Networks in my opinion, decided to sell itself off that it became a stressful place to work. At this writing, the remaining flagship products are still selling and evolving with new technology at the remaining Genband and Avaya companies, this should prove that there were no valid reasons for Nortel to fold."
"Nortel was very strong in telecommunication industry. I enjoyed learning while working there."
"This was a good place to work for 12 years. I was laid off and the company has since then gone bankrupt."
"Worked for Nortel for over 15 years. Great technology company with poor top management."
"Nortel has a lot of opportunities for employes."
What do you like about working at Nortel?
"I learned a lot of new technologies in Nortel. The work environment is good for employes."
Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?
"Show your best side to the interviewer. Don't cheat the interviewer."
What don't you like about working at Nortel?
"There are a lot of processes which need be followed by development team. Those processes caused the high cost of products."
What suggestions do you have for management?
"I have no suggestions because management team has done a good job."
Nortel has an overall rating of 4.2 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 72 Nortel Review Ratings left anonymously by Nortel employees, which is 8% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 99% of employees would recommend working at Nortel.
Nortel employees earn $86,000 annually on average, or $41 per hour, which is 30% higher than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 14 Nortel employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find Nortel Salaries by Job Title.
99% of employees would recommend working at Nortel with the overall rating of 4.2 out of 5. Employees also rated Nortel 4.1 out of 5 for Company Culture, 4.0 for Rewards You Receive, 3.6 for Growth Opportunities and 4.0 for support you get.
According to our data, the highest paying job at Nortel is a Senior Counsel at $351,000 annually. Browse Nortel Salaries by Job Profile.
According to our data, the lowest paying job at Nortel is a Customer Service Clerk at $24,000 annually. Browse Nortel Salaries by Job Profile.
According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at Nortel to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.
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