Ciena Corp. Layoffs

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Are layoffs only in Ottawa?

Are other locations affected, and if yes, to what extent? Reading about these layoffs on this site, but at my location, it has been pretty quiet. Any, more detailed info on this?


Why get rid of some of the best employees with most experience? How is that going to help Ciena in the long run? I understand that older people with more years with the company earn more on average, but there is a good reason for that. I really don't... read more

The layoff was on 10/25/2016.

The layoff was on 10/25/2016. There was a relative major layoff from the core core switch business unit involve Canada Ottawa and US Alpharetta GA.
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Ciena layoffs

Heard of a few that happened today, wonder how many as a whole were let go.
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Telcos can be doing better - Ciena too

Let's see what 2016 brings, I have some friends who work for competitors and they are complaining a lot. I joined Ciena a few years ago, it's not bad. Many more companies have a lot of layoffs so overall, things can be worse but you never know. Sit... read more

Ciena Layoffs 2014

Ciena is one of the companies that frequently goes through regular cycles of mass layoffs, reorg and outsourcing. Heavy overtime is to be expected, software in particular is abused a lot and opportunities for advancement and growth/learning new... read more

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