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On average, employees at Tellabs give their company a 4.3 rating out of 5.0 - which is 10% higher than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. The happiest Tellabs employees are Field Service Engineers submitting an average rating of 4.7 and Equipment Services Project Managers with a rating of 4.6.

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4.3
Average Rating
(based on 33 Tellabs Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.7
People You Work With
4.5
Person You Work For
4.5
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.3
Way You Work
4.6
Work Setting
4.5
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Tellabs Employee
in Naperville, IL

"This company is a professionally managed company."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Technical Lead
in Naperville, IL

"I worked for Tellabs for 6 years, it was a great place to work, with good co-workers.Technology was at par with companies of that size."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

4.3
Tellabs (61)

4.5 Highest Rated in this Industry is Adtech (8)
2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Blue Fountain Media (8)
3.8 Average of All Companies in this Industry (13,124)
Staff Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"Great place to work and have family."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Engineering Manager
in Petaluma, CA

"A good company to work for, took a chance in the market and fell short"

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Autonomy of the remote location and the variety of products I was able to work on"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be truthful, ready to handle technical questions , and enjoy the interview"

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"The company was unable to increase revenues in new products fast enough and had to cut too much of thw work force"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Do not rely so much on outside consultants, there are enough experienced people already in the organization"

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Field Service Engineer
in Chicago, IL

"great job , company and lot og benefits"

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Travel within USA and outside the experiency tha I got on the telefony industry"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Just show everything you know Tellabs is a great Company and very family oriented"

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"I have no complaints about my work in Tellabs Inc"

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None they are good to management all the operations of the employees."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Freelancer
in Naperville, IL

"Was a great experience for my first out of college job."

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"They were very nice and helpful in my first real position out of college."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Budgets are constantly shifting, so there is a high turnover rate."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"The community didn't have a good view of the company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I didn't have a lot of exposure to upper management during my time there."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 4 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Technical Support Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"It was exciting to woking for Tellabs at that time."

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"The company was growing. Everyone was happyand excited that the stock is splitting."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Not at this time because everyone company has its own criteria or procedures on how to interview a person and/or persons."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"To much politics and favoritism towards one or more people in the department."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Don't play politics and favoritism in the department because this will cause friction within the group."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Field Service Engineer
in Naperville, IL

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"I liked learning and working on new technologies and working with othe Engineers"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be willing to travel, be a team player and work different hours."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"Learn from your employers and don't be to quick to re- org."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The management department was great. For the 17 years that I worked their I had great Managers."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Field Service Engineer
in Naperville, IL

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"I travel to many states and Learning new technologies that came out."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be positive, be willing to travel and be a team player."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"I didn't like the many re orginzation changes that they made."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I do not have any suggestions for management. Awesome management."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Planning Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"I was there for 15 Years. It was one of my best place to work."

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Interaction with all level of management, Marketing/Sales, Finance, multiple vendors, and R & D Engineering."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Before apply, make sure that you are qualified for the job."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"I don't have any reason NOT to like working there."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Reach out to everybody in the organization for new ideas."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"enjoyed the work setting"

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"the work place had a nice setting and great people"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"be sure to understand networking and all the layers in networking"

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"there wasnt anything that comes to mind about what I dont like."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"management was done nicely. teams were watched over and worked together well. maybe more team interactions"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Technical Support Engineer
in Naperville, IL

"Great Company who cares for their employees"

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Great Company who cares for their employees and strives for success"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be your self and you will prosper with Tellabs, they are a great company"

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"Had to lay off alot of co-workers due to the economy issues, wish they didnt have to do that."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Keep giving your employees all the chances to better themselves which will in turn better the company"

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 5 / 5 Growth Opportunities 5 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Equipment Services Project Manager
in Naperville, IL

"Had a great time working there and enjoyed the work I did."

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Customer focused and employee friendly. Cared about employees and the customers enjoyed top notch customer service"

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Read about the company and show you have a specific skill set that will help them succeed."

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"None. It really was a great place to work. Great people."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Nothing major. Maybe watch the market a lttle better to figure out trends."

Person You Work For 5 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 5 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 4 / 5 Way You Work 5 / 5
Senior Engineer
in Santa Clara, CA

"Hands on experience on Dataplane programming."

What do you like about working at Tellabs?

"Offering good technological and career advancement, flexible work hours and good compensation"

What don't you like about working at Tellabs?

"Politics among team members or teams. Encourage talent and provide resources."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Please spot the good talent and provide encouragement to that talent"

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 4 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 3 / 5
Company Culture 3 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
Systems Specialist

"Company is shutting down soon."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 2.5 / 5 Work Setting 5 / 5
Support You Get 2 / 5 Rewards You Receive 2 / 5 Growth Opportunities 1.5 / 5
Company Culture 4.5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5
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