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Good place to work if you are in the right group with new development ideas

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Burlington, MA (US)
Current Employee - Principal Software Engineer in Burlington, MA (US)

I have been working at Nokia full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good benefits
Available resources at your disposition

Cons

Too many managers
Many managers are not technical but managing technical project

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Too many overlapping functions,
Not good technical managers

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    My course of employment at Nokia was an Exhilarating ride

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Media R&D Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)
    Former Employee - Media R&D Manager in Vancouver, BC (Canada)

    I worked at Nokia full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    - continuous learning, good corporate values, excellent benefits, good performance bonuses.

    Cons

    - for my particular location, it was a bit of a roller coaster ride in terms of job security.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Produce some catchy advertisements in North America like Apple does. Apple manages to create hype out of nothing and now they are enjoying the benefits of a culture following.

    Keep ads simple, highlight the important things.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Excellent to progress and learn career-wise (up until about 1 year ago). Flexible. Very bad HR overall though.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Madrid (Spain)
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Madrid (Spain)

    I have been working at Nokia full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Up until about a year ago it was a very good company to progress career wise and offered the possibility to move into different areas of work (logistics, sales) and so learn more about the complete picture of phone manufacturing.
    Flexible hours.

    Cons

    Company is in transition and the change seems to be too slow and lack clear direction.
    Still too much work is done in silos with conflict of interest between departments.
    Nokia HR Spain (at least) shows no respect towards employees being laid off and it has a negative effect on current employees' motivation. Really makes you question if the Nokia values still exist.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Accelarate the transition before it is too late.
    Really revise how HR treats employees to avoid loosing so many good people to the competition.

    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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