Motorola Mobility

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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated January 8, 2015
Updated January 8, 2015
1,551 Reviews
3.5
1,551 Reviews
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Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh
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46 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 128 reviews)

  • Good place to work, good work environment, with alot of good people to work with (in 108 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has high turnover in last few years which forces business changes (in 96 reviews)

  • Work life balance has become a challenge amid tough industry challenges (in 28 reviews)

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  1.  

    Miss you Motorola !!

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Good Culture
    Process oriented
    Good in benefits
    Nice coworkers

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say except the business climate for which we have no one to blame.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think twice before you fire people or make choices please ...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    It is great working here

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Libertyville, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Libertyville, IL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    Lots of freedom including work from home.

    Cons

    There are frequent lay-offs and there are no raises.

  3.  

    Excellent products and brilliant people

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Chicago, IL

    I worked at Motorola Mobility as an intern (less than a year)

    Pros

    very good work life balance

    Excellent work culture. The people are very friendly and approachable.

    The interns are treated very well with regular outings and also the interns are put up in excellent apartments for the duration of the internship.

    The experience you get working here is amazing. Work with the latest and greatest of mobile products even though you arr an intern

    Cons

    Current position of company not clear post the lenovo take over.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Top Notch Company

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Plantation, FL
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Plantation, FL

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Above average pay, great benefit package, professional atmosphere and co-workers

    Cons

    bureaucratic processes, not knowing who to contact to navigate through the paperwork

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Streamline more processes for efficiency

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good company

    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous

    I worked at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    They have really Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    There can be Long hours

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Good Company

    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - RF Engineer
    Former Employee - RF Engineer

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Professional company with training, medical benefits, 401K plan, great products and great people.

    Cons

    Because it's a large company, sometimes the red tape can get in the way of a quick response to client issues.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees.

    Recommends
  8. 1 person found this helpful  

    Most process driven job ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Technologist in Schaumburg, IL
    Current Employee - Systems Technologist in Schaumburg, IL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility as a contractor (less than a year)

    Pros

    Best processes and most organized company

    Cons

    cold weather wasn't fun in the winter

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people that contracted and did well

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  9.  

    Excellent workplace

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Director Product Management in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Director Product Management in Schaumburg, IL

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great work culture at the SJC team

    Cons

    Google and sale with retention of patents

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Best people, best company... ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Highest caliber of people (competency and character) imaginable!

    Cons

    Defocused organization, overlead by finance. Playing not to lose, rather than playing to win.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on few products and high-value markets only. Couple that with the true innovation that originally built Motorola as one of the greatest companies ever.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  11. 1 person found this helpful  

    I have worked for Motorola for about 4 yrs from 2005~2009

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good process and quality control

    Cons

    As most of the employees from different country so need to consider office culture

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    enhance leadership

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

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