Motorola Mobility
3.1 of 5 1,466 reviews
www.motorola.com Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated Jul 8, 2014
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3.1 1,466 reviews

                             

60% Approve of the CEO

Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh

Rick Osterloh

(15 ratings)

46% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Pros:
  • "For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California"
    in 119 reviews
  • "Very flexible work hours as long as things get done"
    in 57 reviews
Cons:
  • "Senior management retains high degree of control on most decisions"
    in 95 reviews
  • "Also, the work-life balance can be difficult, because it's a fast-paced industry"
    in 22 reviews
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    Great company - Technology focused

    Principal Staff Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
    Horsham, PA

    ProsGreat technology, perfect atmosphere to innovate and try new things, freedom to conduct research, great work-life balance, excellent employer in terms of employee relations

    ConsNot for those who want to climb the career ladder

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you can provide better opportunities for advancement, career oriented people will enjoy more.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Work with high skilled design, mechanical electrical and software engineers plus project managers

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Plantation, FL

    Prosbenefits, flexibility, wellness center team members were willing to help.

    Conslong hours and never ending conference calls

    Advice to Senior ManagementBe forward thinkers and return Motorola Mobility to its rightful place in the mobile arena

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    The company keeps getting smaller.

    Product Test (Former Employee)

    ProsMy Coworkers were really nice to work with. Working on Prototype phones and tablets before it comes out in market. Access to free snacks.

    Constoo many different types of phones which means overloaded with work. Sometimes I have to work nights and weekends

    Advice to Senior ManagementUse your employees to full potential.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good Company.... Constant Change

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    Sunnyvale, CA

    ProsCool products, latest technologies, talented people

    ConsConstant change, in ownership and management

    Advice to Senior ManagementAddress the concerns about Lenovo transition with more clarity.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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    Multi-National Conglommarate

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsLearn a lot if you're resourceful

    ConsMore politically driven then most other firms

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    Instability!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsDecent Pay, Great Benefits, Very exciting business to be in.

    ConsCareer growth is directly tied to relationships, not performance or contributions. Senior Leadership is very disconnected from the day to day operations.

    Advice to Senior ManagementFar too many managers/directors are decent individual contributors, but terrible managers.

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    low pace work, slow progress on the schedule

    Software Test Engineer (Former Employee)
    Libertyville, IL

    Proslife and work balance is good, very few over time

    Conslimited career growth, too much office politics

    No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Uncertain times but great place to learn.

    Engineer (Current Employee)

    ProsMotorola Mobility is a great to place to learn for any engineer.

    ConsRecent years have been filled with lots of uncertainties of laying off.

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    great company benefits, but didn't have a long term goal for stability

    Cellular Operator (Former Employee)
    Harvard, IL

    ProsGreat pay, medical benefits and vacation time

    Constough to get noticed in such a large facility

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey closed the facility down, so management probably doesn't care

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Product and Business Development with Mobile Device manufacturers and security solutions for carriers

    Director Product Management (Former Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    ProsGreat teamwork, innovation and patents

    ConsManagement culture somewhat not akin to SV/West Coast drive

    Advice to Senior ManagementMore proactive and foster innovation as well as risk taking

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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