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Huawei has a challenging yet rewarding workspace.
Marketing Specialist (Current Employee) –  Middle East7 November 2018
You need to work hard to achieve the targets, but you will be appraised as you solve problems and come out with new ideas. You always have the opportunity to grow, but you need to work hard for it.
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Some Huawei offices are better than others
Service Technical Leader (Former Employee) –  JO, LB3 August 2018
In Huawei, You don't care how difficult the task will be due to teamwork and global support.
Huawei is Perfect to gain experiences and follow processes but there is no enough time for your family.
In All MENA offices, One Engineer can handle product maintenance 24/7 and stay on-call for many years without backup engineer.
In Lebanon office, Employment was based on political parties due to new corrupted management.
Pros
Teamwork, global support and Experience with High scale telecom projects
Cons
No Work/Life Balance. Some Huawei offices are better than others.
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4.0
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Huge workload and stressful job
Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 August 2018
Customer centric core value always keep in mind.Unique work culture environment. Still Chinese company rather than multinational company. Need focus on work life balance.
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3.0
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Good for First Hand Experience
Network Engineer (Former Employee) –  National Capital Region17 April 2018
Life as a network engineer in Huawei can be stressful. Projects always have tight deadlines and very strict requirements from customers. But this type of environment can give you a very good experience which can mold you to be a better network engineer.

A typical day at work includes managing the projects and keep subcontractors in check for anything that needs to be done. Supports customer on their technical needs and also part of the job is to design and plan out every project. For example new router integration, card expansions, migration, etc.

I have learned that in this business you should be patient and always keep a positive outcome in mind. Every show stoppers in a project should be dealt with immediately because this can greatly effect the delivery.

Management of employees in the company is what I least like in Huawei. There is no clear path on employees growth in salary and in position level.
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5.0
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Productive
Engineer (Current Employee) –  Federal Capital Territory28 August 2018
A typical day will begin at 7:30 am to 7:30 pm .
working here improve skills. Great experience with team work.
Good management and great benefit. Work place is very positive and productive.
Cons
Long hours
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5.0
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Good company with good colleagues
ACCOUNTS ASSISTANT (Former Employee) –  National Capital Region12 July 2018
Working with different nationalities and its fun and challenging learning their culture, working attitude and habits. Management is good as well since they compensated their employees well and give appreciations and rewards.
Pros
Good working environment
Cons
No direct hire, only by agency
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3.0
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Competitive salary and benefits
Analyst, Project Control (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON24 May 2018
Tough corporate culture; knowledgeable co-workers; high turn-over and low job security; competitive compensations; long work hours; a great chance to attain international project experience
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Not a good place to work
Sales Manager (Former Employee) –  Markham, ON24 May 2018
- Company identifies itself as a cheap hardware manufacturer and except in R&D they don't want to work on edge technologies
- Military style management doesn't want to have stars in the team, new ideas or thinking outside the box are not required.
- In Chinese culture the boss is always smarter and right. Employees should not challenge him/her, especially in public
- Despite financial success top management takes most of the prize home.
- Salary increases are few and far in between. Those who have worked in Huawei a few years find themselves in difficulty making ends meet considering inflation
- Lots of dishonest managers who will promise things to staff and fall short of delivery
- Huge favoritism of mandarin speaking team members, they take the recognition faster than others
- No class based training. Just poorly prepared & old online training on your own time.
- Chinese company appoints a 30 some-year old Chinese guy with anger management issues as head of Canada region ending up in losing one of the top-3 accounts. They demoted him to VP of Sales!! Go figure!!
- Extreme micromanagement in every corner of operation
- Paranoia- Huawei doesn't trust anybody. A regional Vice President in Huawei has a $10,000 spending approval no matter how long with the company!!
- Super heavy on outdated processes with multiple checks so not a penny is lost
- Very difficult to get support from other teams, silo mentality everywhere
Pros
Have to think long and hard.... maybe better than average annual bonus
Cons
Low salaries, Military culture, mirco-management, Impossible approval processes, lots of hidden agendas
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good place to learn quickly and work on different tasks
Engineering Intern (Former Employee) –  Ottawa, ON11 September 2018
good to learn a wide variety of skills on different departments and the online training is intensive however, too much over time, job life balance is not good, you are required to answer your phone all the time and respond to urgent situations,
Pros
move alot between departements
Cons
long hours
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overall ok place to work
Consultant (Current Employee) –  APAC21 December 2018
tough working environment at huawei.
challenging projects, almost impossible deadlines, learn as you work kind of work culture, almost no trainings for staff, but overall ok.
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3.0
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Hard working enviroment
RF Engineer (Former Employee) –  Toronto, ON14 December 2018
They are developing fast and dominating all markets, working in Huawei is not easy, so challenging, competitive environment.

You learn fast and you can do many interesting tasks.
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4.0
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Great place to work but keep an eye on work-life balance
Marketing Manager (Former Employee) –  International8 August 2018
Working with Huawei may be a challenge for someone with a strict adherence to Western work culture. But you have to see the opportinities this place provides. The company is on the rise and has the power, will and resources to invest into its future.
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4.0
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Good payment and benefits
Accountant (Former Employee) –  UAE1 October 2018
Job Work/Life Balance should be improved, too much over time but not enough efficient, can not reach international standards and globally, should use English as the official language.
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5.0
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Productive Place to work
Network Performance Officer (Current Employee) –  Toronto, ON26 July 2018
I'm happy to be part of this great family , the culture of company push you for more learning and more engaging with the customer to gain more experience and hands on for all new technologies
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4.0
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Productive and Customer Oriented
System Integration Engineer (Former Employee) –  Philippines21 July 2018
The work is challenging because every day we interact with customer face to face and answer all their technical inquiry regarding products and services.
Pros
Friendly Colleague
Cons
Long hours
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great learning place, too many internal documents/control procedure
Manager (Current Employee) –  Markham, ON3 July 2018
great learning place,
lots of internal documents/control procedure
Too much overtime
Management down to earth
Pleasant working place
Too much control,
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4.0
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environment de travaille productif et agreable
Installer (Current Employee) –  Québec City, QC23 November 2018
salut
huawei ma appris trop de chose sur les reseaux de telecomunication
ainsi ainsi que la compétence au travaille .
Pros
repats gratuit
Cons
salaire illégale
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4.0
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Fast paced environment. Exposure to the latest in telecommunications technology
Wireless Radio Access Engineer (Former Employee) –  Kingston24 June 2014
Huawei Technologies is the second largest and fastest telecommunications vendor in the world. As such, a large presence contributes to the opportunity to work with people from many different cultures. Because it is a leader in the development and advancement of mobile communication technology, Huawei provided me with an understanding of the discipline of Mobile Telecommunications engineering that I would not have gained anywhere else. The company was well managed, and I always maintained a good relationship with my superiors. The Workload can get very high, sometime very taxing on personal time.
Pros
Gain key knowledge of Telecoms
Cons
Very long hours, little benefits
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Work environment not conducive
Operations Director (Former Employee) –  Orange, MS22 March 2018
management structure is virtually non existent, supervisory roles are not effective, company direction changes too drastically. Operations is highly focused in satisfying what Headquarters (in China) are requiring, not allowing for local involvement in decision making.
Pros
good bonuses
Cons
lack of effective HR involvement when it comes to local concerns
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4.0
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Productive and good quality
Technician (Current Employee) –  Windsor, ON28 July 2018
I good to my work day from Monday to Friday if need be I will have to go on Saturday.
I learn how to be a good team player and a good time keeping.. the job give more knowledge on how I have to be an 3g RF engineer and how to optimize network performance.
Pros
Free lunch
Cons
Long hour
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