Ericsson: During this fall we encourage everybody to come at the Ericsson booth, talk with our team and apply for our positions

Meet the Ericsson Team during Angajatori de TOP Bucharest – where they are bringing more than competitive jobs: they are also preparing a great, interactiveTechLab! If you are passionate about IT and determined to make a difference for our future, apply for Ericsson’s TechLab – IT for better living and you can be a part of their Team!

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If you had to choose four attributes that best describe you as an employer, what would those be?

Our three core values are “Respect”, “Professionalism” & “Perseverance”.  These define Ericsson’s culture, guide us in our daily work and the way in which we do business.  Our fourth attribute would be “commitment” – a commitment to our customers that is bound by trust, innovation and performance.

What are the areas in which Ericsson operates in Romania and the most common positions for each area for which you recruit (junior, senior, managers)?

Ericsson is continually expanding; we take pride in the fact that potential future employees will find a great diversity of exciting career opportunities.  
We are looking for juniors, seniors and managers including:
 - Exceptional graduates that are eager to continually learn and build their careers;
 - Customer focused people who are keen to use their foreign languages skills;
 - Great IT specialists who are keen to use their skills on progressive technology projects;
 - People with strong technical backgrounds;
 - Procurement specialists.

What are Ericsson’s recruitment plans this fall for professionals and juniors (no. of openings, departments, profiles) and for which of these positions will candidates be able to apply during Angajatori de TOP career fair?

We are experiencing significant growth at present and have a huge number of opportunities.  During this fall we encourage everybody to come at the Ericsson booth, talk with our team and apply for our positions. We’d love to talk with you about our current opportunities and also about possible future ones.

What are the most interesting / unusual career opportunities that you can meet in Ericsson? What are the jobs that candidates would not expect to find inside the company?

Ericsson’s vision for the evolution to Networked Society from now until 2020 relies on the tremendous developments in Mobility, Broadband and Cloud. As the world evolves more and more towards a fully inter-connected society, we need the very best specialists supporting us on the projects which will deliver the Networked Society.

Events and forums like “Angajatori de Top” are of real value to us.  They allow us to connect with industry specialists both from IT&C, as well as Energy & Utility, Transportation and Safety & Security as well as people who are just entering employment.  We hope that many of them will join our exciting journey towards the Networked Society.

What are the issues that define Ericsson’s organizational culture and how do they influence the profile sought in the selection process?

As an Ericsson employee you’ll have every opportunity to make a difference and see your efforts through to completion. No matter what your profession, you’ll find a challenging, motivating and rewarding environment. We have an open, non-hierarchical culture and an engaging environment where people contribute their thoughts and ideas to the Ericsson team. We are driven by goals rather than tasks, which provides the flexibility for work-life balance.

What is the selection process at Ericsson and how could a candidate get prepared for it?

The best way to apply for a job with Ericsson is via our careers site. If you do this and you’re not right for current positions then it is easy for us to consider you for future ones.If you know someone at Ericsson then please ask them to refer you for a specific position.When you apply via the careers site you can specify the name of that person.
When preparing for interviews, we always advise candidates to study our job specifications and prepare good examples of what they have done to demonstrate their achievements against requirements.We have lots of good information about Ericsson and our vision on our careers site and you’ll also find some great videos on YouTube.

What are the top 3 reasons why a junior or a senior should apply to Ericsson?

Founded in 1876 we are a world leader in the rapidly changing environment of communications technology – providing equipment, software and services to enable transformation through mobility.

Some 40 percent of global mobile traffic runs through networks we have supplied. More than 1 billion subscribers around the world rely every day on networks that we manage. With more than 37,000 granted patents, we have one of the industry’s strongest intellectual property rights portfolios.

Our leadership in technology and services has been a driving force behind the expansion and improvement of connectivity worldwide.

In this new era of mobility people will always be connected, whether it is to other people through smartphones, tablets or laptops, or to machines and devices in the world around them. The Networked Society has endless opportunities.
Innovation is an important element of our culture. It is the foundation for our competitiveness and it is key to our future success. We have a long history of pioneering efficient and high-quality telecommunications technologies, reflected in one of the industry’s largest patent portfolios. Through early involvement in new technologies and a strong contribution in the creation of open standards, we are often first-to-market when it matters with new solutions – a distinct competitive advantage.

The Ericsson Team