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Nortel Networks President, Nortel Business Services Chris Ricaurte
Chris Ricaurte
88 Ratings
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    Brilliant company taken apart by its management

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Business Development Manager  in  London, England
    Former Employee - Senior Business Development Manager in London, England

    I worked at Nortel Networks full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Incredible R&D and position in the Central Office market for Telco's, Tier 2 when it came to cellular.

    Cons

    Succumbed to poor management from mid '90s onwards, became de-focused and lost its way.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Buy a time machine and do it right next time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

Nortel Networks Interviews

Updated Sep 7, 2014
Updated Sep 7, 2014

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    Technical Support Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    interviewed at Nortel Networks in February 2010.

    Interview Details

    Initial coms : written and email contact.
    2 interviews the same day, 1 with supervisor which was very detailed, second with HR
    which was very very good. Perception of people : very open minded, informative and easy going, office very good, work culture very good.

    Interview Questions
    • Describe a business case where customer disagrees on your contributions and doesnt change his opinion, what would you do ?   Answer Question
    Accepted Offer

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Website www.nortel.com
Headquarters MISSISSAUGA, Canada
Size 5000+ Employees
Operated By Reorganising
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public
Industry Telecommunications
Revenue £2 to £5 billion (GBP) per year

Nortel Networks has hung up on the telecom sector. Once one of the largest makers of telecommunications equipment in North America, it filed for bankruptcy protection in 2009 and is in the process of liquidating its assets. The company made core network switching, wireless, and optical systems for network operators. Its wireline and enterprise network equipment included systems for digital voice and data switching, routing, and call center communications. Wireless products included cellular base stations and controllers. The company also made such long-haul fiber-optic... More

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