Motorola Mobility
3.1 of 5 1,436 reviews
www.motorola.com Chicago, IL 5000+ Employees

Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated Apr 21, 2014
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3.1 1,436 reviews

                             

67% Approve of the CEO

Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh

Rick Osterloh

(3 ratings)

46% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California"
    in 116 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 place to work for talented professionals

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time

ProsExtremely Talented and Experienced Coworkers
Great Work-Life Balance
Very Good Compensation and Benefit Package
Good Support

ConsGenerating operating losses
Way too many older employees

Advice to Senior ManagementStill need to shape the organization.
Need more young & energetic workers.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Feel like we are in the final straight

Director (Current Employee)
Sunnyvale, CA

I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than a year

ProsStrong leadership team, very collaborative environment, great products that are really starting to get momentum.
Industry leading software team and getting Motorola first to market with Android plus adding new features that are really useful vs. gimmicks.

ConsLots of change - mostly in the right direction, but it's not for the faint hearted.
It's sometimes hard to get things done, as some processes no longer work, having been built by people no longer with the company.

Advice to Senior ManagementWould be great to learn more about Lenovo's plans for the future.
Keep shipping great products and everything else will fall into place.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time for less than a year

ProsExcellent Work Culture. Flexible life

ConsPublication is tough. Work load.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Very good atmosphere

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Bangalore (India)

I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than a year

ProsVery good atmosphere to work , clear vision

Conslayoff , company downsizing and no personel growth

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep up the good work

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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than a year

Prosgood culture, career advancement opportunity

Conswork schedule is often tight

Advice to Senior Managementnone

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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great company, good people, not so tired of working overtime

Media Designer (Former Employee)
Beijing, Beijing (China)

I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than a year

Prosbig company, good salary, not so busy all the time, great opportunity to contribute

Conspeople are not that passionate, more like a big, pride company with lots of people not so creative

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Senior Test Engineer (Current Employee)
Plantation, FL

I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than 3 years

ProsAmazing company! you can learn a lot and work with amazing smart people. There are several projects that are challenging and help you to keep growing in your profession.

ConsToo many changes lately. Its a really complicated situation when you are not stable. Like all the companies, its taking a while to get stable again and it will take a while after the Lenovo acquisition.

Advice to Senior ManagementTry to help the people grow and better themself.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Test Engineer (Current Employee)
Plantation, FL

I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time for more than 3 years

ProsThis is an amazing company. You can learn from each co worker and most of them are willing to help and teach.

ConsLately layoff. After that nothing.

Advice to Senior Managementkeep pushing on innovation.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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Great place to work

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Motorola Mobility as a contractor

ProsGreat people to work with, Strong management

ConsNot knowing if your great environment will change

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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It's always a bumpy ride but it comes with the excitement of working on cool products.

Director (Current Employee)
Chicago, IL

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

Pros- Legacy Motorola team is great to work with.
- Benefits and Pay
- Great industry exposure
- Empowered to your career

Cons- Too many leadership changes.

Advice to Senior Management- Drive accountability
- Drive decisions based on data
- Be independent thinkers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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