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Not the company it used to be

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Current Employee - Channel Marketing  in  Huntsville, AL (US)
Current Employee - Channel Marketing in Huntsville, AL (US)

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

Pros

Nice facilities, some good perks if you are in the Huntsville office (on-site gym and nurse). Traditionally, they were a stable place and rather laid back.

Cons

There is no clear direction coming from management and the only thing that seems to matter is the Wall St bottom line. Everyone is overworked and being tasked to do more with less. Morale is pretty shot.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Come up with a clear vision to take the company forward. Invest in your people, new technology, new ideas to turn the company around.

Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Good, solid company and financially very secure

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at ADTRAN full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Family friendly company. Most employees and management are easy to get along.

    Cons

    Not on the cutting edge or interested in entering new fields

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Thing big and bold and try to compete with the big boys

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    a small company with a rural mentality

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Huntsville, AL (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Huntsville, AL (US)

    I worked at ADTRAN

    Pros

    Large offices. Cafeteria is decent.

    Cons

    The company although being in technology and a high growth sector is very conservative in terms of its investment policy. Projects are undertaken and are pursued half heartedly. Has a small under funded engineering team spread too thin across multiple sectors. Management looks to spread its feet in every possible sector without adequate investment. Has outdated technology in several areas. Future isn't too bright based on the technology roadmap for the organization, already facing intense competition in several areas.

    Also if you move to Huntsville, remember this is the only telecom company for hundreds of miles. Better to rent than to buy property here. There is not much going on in HSV.

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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