Motorola Mobility

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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated January 28, 2015
Updated January 28, 2015
1,555 Reviews
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Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh
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46 Ratings

Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 128 reviews)

  • Good place to work, good work environment, with alot of good people to work with (in 108 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.  

    Electrical Engineer

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    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Plantation, FL
    Current Employee - Electrical Engineer in Plantation, FL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    Great please to start, financial support for higher education and mentoring.

    Cons

    Started to get a bit bureacratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on hiring the best engineers.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Epic

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    Time-off: good, open door culture. Process and milestone driven activity creating high quality products

    Cons

    worthless stock options and stagnating company

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promote younger talents

  3.  

    Miss you Motorola !!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Very Good Culture
    Process oriented
    Good in benefits
    Nice coworkers

    Cons

    I have nothing bad to say except the business climate for which we have no one to blame.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Think twice before you fire people or make choices please ...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Like a season of Survivor...

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    Former Employee - Category Director in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Category Director in Chicago, IL

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

    Pros

    Cool products, smart people, abundant resources.

    Cons

    Toxic environment, everyone out for themselves, more time spent covering one's backside rather than working together for the greater good. Poor work-life balance.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Work hard to instill teamwork and don't reward back-stabbing and the political games.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  6.  

    It is great working here

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Libertyville, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Libertyville, IL

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    Lots of freedom including work from home.

    Cons

    There are frequent lay-offs and there are no raises.

  7.  

    Doing fine

    Former Employee - Sales Representative in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Sales Representative in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Motorola Mobility

    Pros

    like it a lot in there

    Cons

    not like it there sometimes

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    continue

  8.  

    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

  9.  

    Excellent products and brilliant people

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    • Career Opportunities
    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 a 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
  10.  

    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 a 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
  11.  

    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

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