Motorola Mobility

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It was great working for Motorola.

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Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Libertyville, IL
Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Libertyville, IL

I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

wealth of knowledge, caring and resilient people.

Cons

Motorola was run down by poor management.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

it is hard to look up to the leaders who are keeping their ears to the ground. Take a page out of Robert Galvin's life.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Exceptional Experience

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Top rated employer - year after year.

    Great benefits: Salary, vacation, health care, long / short term disability, education, you name it. Offers all the perks and industry standard or better. Seriously. None better.

    Promotability: You can WORK your way up the ladder.

    Color blind: Minorities, women, etc are all n LEADERSHIP roles, not just not free from discrimination. Also, as important, minority status will not put you in a LEADERSHIP role. You earn it like everyone else does.

    Owned by Google: You'll be working with THE 800# gorilla in the room. Ability to partner with another highly rated company on cutting edge technology is at your fingertips.

    Cons

    This is NOT your (great) (grand) father's Motorola. The days where an employee was GALVANIZED (not able to be fired except with CEO review) are long part of our past. Performance is the name of the game today. Be at work, be ready to work, and be able to work on the next generation stuff. If you're not into the latest software, hardware, technology, etc - you'll not be working here long. You're here to work and work hard.

    Company is in flux. Mass layoffs are commonplace. That said, the company continues to do the "right" thing by the employees even during unfortunate times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Google is the new young dog on the field. They're successful. They're smart. They're agile. They've got energy. They've got some very deep pockets. That said, they've never (really) made a physical device and put it to market. The old dog (Motorola) can be taught new tricks, but don't discount the experience of those who may be a bit long in the tooth. No one knows it all.

    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Just like High School. Self identified cool guys grabbing the spotlight

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    Current Employee - Principal Staff Engineer in Libertyville, IL
    Current Employee - Principal Staff Engineer in Libertyville, IL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Technology, co-workers. Things were much better while Sanjay Jha was there.

    Cons

    Still too much senior management, Several Senior level managers hogging what little credit should be given to the underlpeople doing the real work.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Forget Merchandise Mart. What were you thinking? Get some product sucesses first.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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