BlackBerry
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www.blackberry.com Waterloo, Canada 5000+ Employees

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Good place to work

Software Developer (Current Employee)
Waterloo, ON (Canada)

ProsRelaxing work culture

Flexible time

Developer teams are free to use latest and greatest technologies when applicable

Good benefits

A Blackberry for each employee

ConsManagement lacks of direction/determination

Reasonable but not competitive pay

No fun work environment (quite boring)

Lack of recognition on good work

High turnover rate

Advice to Senior Managementencourage, recognize and compensate for good work instead of playing the everyone-is-equal game.

stock option or some sort to make employee feel like being a real part of the company.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Internal chaos

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
    Waterloo, ON (Canada)

    I worked at BlackBerry


    Pros: Freedom to complete work as the employee considers best. Perks year round, occasional… Cons: They don't encourage work/life balance so your Blackberry allows them to send work related communication at all times of day. Still has a small company mentality… Advice to Senior Management: Allow your lowest level of employees greater say in decisions, they may be new/untrained/etc. but the are the ones that hit the problems first.… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Good to work - nice work environment, good pay and benefits

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Mississauga, ON (Canada)

    I have been working at BlackBerry


    Pros: casual dress, nice work environment, good pay and benefits Cons: No much communication between different levels and among the team Advice to Senior Management: More communication More
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