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Updated January 19, 2018
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Motorola Mobility Co-President Aymar de Lencquesaing
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Pros
  • Excellent Company to work for with outstanding talented colleagues great benefits and work life balance (in 182 reviews)

  • Fantastic collaborative work environment (in 165 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Staff Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    If you want to work with best-class engineers, join Motorola.

    Cons

    Marketing and business decision lack often of long-term vision.

    Advice to Management

    Award more your engineers


  2. "Flexibility and great place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible, growth opportunity and great team

    Cons

    unstable environment and layoffs are common

  3. "Progressive place to work"

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    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX
    Former Employee - Quality Engineer in Austin, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good team building and moral boosting activities.

    Cons

    High stress in Manufacturing, but rewarded for good work

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and work to achieve job satisfaction.


  4. "Spent 11 years here. Cherished memories. Good luck!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Though experiencing years of challenges, still an active player in the market.

    Cons

    If you live in suburb the commute to the headquarter is something you have to consider seriously.


  5. "Fun atmosphere to work, lot of good people"

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    Former Employee - OEM Systems Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - OEM Systems Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities to learn if you are hardworker.
    Lot of oppurtunities to mingle with different teams.
    Good management.
    Office is awsome with pingpong table, free Coke, Pepsi, Yogurt etc etc

    Cons

    Unstable job!
    Job hours can go long depending on the work load. No of people in the work force is less compared to the actual amount of work.

    Advice to Management

    You guys are good except the Lenova management


  6. "Computer Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    This is a good company in last 60 years.

    Cons

    sold to Google on 2015

    Advice to Management

    They didn't catch up market move.


  7. "Section Manager"

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    Former Employee - Section Manager in Libertyville, IL
    Former Employee - Section Manager in Libertyville, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good projects, challenging, work with top people, best in class equipment

    Cons

    Matrixed hierarchy, too many project/program managers, spent majority of time preparing PowerPoint presentations for group that provided no value to designing/producing products

    Advice to Management

    Reset the corporate compass. Quit wasting you talented staff on producing charts for people that don’t understand anyway

  8. "Sr. Project Management Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Senior Project Management Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Project Management Specialist in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent Company to work for with outstanding talented colleagues great benefits and work life balance.

    Cons

    Unfortunate and unexpected ongoing layoffs due to continuous cost reduction and restructuring.

    Advice to Management

    Try to retain current talent and staff to integrate with restructuring and cost reduction in lieu of Workforce Reduction


  9. "Sr Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great team support... plenty of challenging projects.

    Cons

    Teams never really knew when the project might get canceled and the team would get impacted.

    Advice to Management

    Management needed to have a longer range vision.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great Company Great Benefits"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    -Great Benefits
    -A Lot of opportunities

    Cons

    Not a lot of diversity


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