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"Some great people, but abysmal upper management."

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Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Libertyville, IL
Former Employee - Senior Systems Administrator in Libertyville, IL
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

Motorola Mobility used to be an awesome place to work. Employees were treated with respect and dignity. The company used to pride itself with treating employees better than its competitors. However, changes in upper management have all but destroyed a once great company.

Cons

Extremely depressing environment. Employees only just tolerated. Example, the ever present layoffs count employees as "work units" as in: "first quarter, 1,500 work units released." A once wonderful company has been devastated by upper managers only concerned with guaranteeing their own multi-million dollar parachutes. The only money making strategy in the last five years has been to lay off thousands American workers every three months.

Advice to Management

Laying off 1,000+ workers per year and then giving multiple upper managers $10+ Million bonuses year after year for "saving money" is both unsustainable and despicable.

Other Employee Reviews for Motorola Mobility

  1. "How Motorola Lost it's Way"

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    Former Employee - Vice President Sales & Service in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Vice President Sales & Service in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Collaborative teams, good customer base, a lot of new talent. Strong installed base. Taking steps to become a key player once again.

    Cons

    Too little to late, have lost of lot of the Engineering and design talent that made us successful at one time. Always lagging a few steps behind the competition vs the times when Motorola was the leader and the innovator.


  2. "It is a great place to work. Work atmosphere is very supportive."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    It offers great flexibility to balance work and life.

    Cons

    There are no cons. Motorola Mobility is a great place to work.

    Advice to Management

    None,

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