Motorola Mobility

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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated November 23, 2014
Updated November 23, 2014
1,528 Reviews
3.5
1,528 Reviews
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Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 125 reviews)

  • Good place to work, good work environment, with alot of good people to work with (in 104 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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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Excellent products and brilliant people

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    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 an 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
  2.  

    Student Intern

    Current Employee - Student Intern in Irwindale, CA
    Current Employee - Student Intern in Irwindale, CA

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Good Benefits. It had flex hours available for students who were taking engineering courses.

    Cons

    Engineering equipment were not suffucient for everyone

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  3. 1 person found this helpful  

    Great internship experience

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    Current Employee - Software Test in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Software Test in Chicago, IL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility as an intern (more than an year)

    Pros

    Flexible work environment,good benefits. nice working environment

    Cons

    Lenovo just take over Motorola Mobility, the overall strategy and direction has to change again.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    Good long term company that lost it's way and did not keep up with change.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Libertyville, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Libertyville, IL

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great technology company, family oriented generally a good place to work.

    Cons

    High level management too focused on short term results instead of long term plan/health of company.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    Good place to work

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Excellent working environment, nice people, good pay.

    Cons

    Stressful at times, long hours, long commute to downtown Chicago.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    blooming up

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    I can always learn new stuff during work.

    Cons

    Have to learn latest knowledge

  8.  

    Great Place To Work

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Sunnyvale, CA

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

    Pros

    - Great Technology
    - Cool People
    -Awesome work environment

    Cons

    Need to hire more female engineers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire more female engineers and promote.

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    Top Notch Company

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    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
  10.  

    Systems Engineer

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    Former Employee - Systems Engineer
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Products are best in the industry and talent pool is exceptional.

    Cons

    Lower level management too overbearing

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve work/life balance .

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Hard work, long hours and great people

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Sunnyvale, CA

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Motorola has a friendly atmosphere and everyone supports each other.

    Cons

    depending on your position you could have long hours and travel to the corporate HQ in Chicago a bit.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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