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Changing times

Sales Director (Current Employee) Linthicum, MD (US)

ProsTechnology innovation; leader in Optical transport

ConsToo many ex Nortel personnel in middle management roles, stifling innovation
Terrible HR personnel and unprofessional practices

Advice to Senior ManagementSack Business Ops bean counters who are basically clueless and add no value .

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    It has been good experience working at Ciena so far.

    IT Service Desk/IT Support (Current Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Ciena as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Less Work Pressure, Independence in terms of vacations and holidays, Good processes… Cons: Growth is limited, Sudden and instant terminator from job, Salary is less Keep most… Advice to Senior Management: Keep the employee satisfaction as a key strategy to get best out of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    An honest opinion

    Lead Engineer (Current Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    I have been working at Ciena full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: 1. Saturday morning you can be @ your native place if you are in 0-700 km radius from Delhi 2. Enjoy weekend with wife/family/girlfriend or liquor… Cons: 1. If you know technology, you might never get a chance to use it. 2. A lot of closed door zero transparency meetings ! Mind it..… Advice to Senior Management: 1. Managers please start acting smart. Your dull faces create further antipathy. 2. Please get technical sessions conducted across the teams.. let them feel it is… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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