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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated July 16, 2017
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  1. "Good company, could be better"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Lots of flexibility here. Good work life balance

    Cons

    Not much career development. Not a growth company.


  2. "Struggling to Find It's Way"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Good Technical Staff and Benefits

    Cons

    Lack of Vision from the Top

    Advice to Management

    Decide what you want to be and remain laser focused

  3. "Very poor upper management"

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    Former Employee - Senior Test Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Test Engineer in San Diego, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning cutting edge technology. Frequent interactions with oems. Get to play with new smart phone models before they're released. Smaller teams

    Cons

    Too much politics, sinking ship and always fear of layoffs. Poor leads, always looking over the shoulder with fear of take over. No sharing of info within teams.


  4. Helpful (1)

    "Just OK"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Generous PTO
    Generous Stock Purchase Plan
    New Facilities
    4% 401K Match

    Cons

    henpecked culture resulting from years of cutbacks and layoffs
    poor morale from constantly shifting jobs overseas
    constant focus on shareholder value - just ship it mentality

    Advice to Management

    Too many changes, shipping too many jobs overseas has resulted in a hollowed out engineering staff unable to deliver on what is needed.


  5. "Hardware Development"

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

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Innovative culture and very talented workforce

    Cons

    Regular downsizing. Irrelevance in the marketplace. No direction. Constant leadership changes.


  6. "technical staff"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    great history; remaining staff are smart

    Cons

    SLT have cut so many good people, they have lost their edge.


  7. "Mechanical Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Nice place to work. Phones are great.

    Cons

    Too bad they moved downtown and laid off most of the employees.
    There were constant layoffs going back to the 90's with only a few good years scattered in between. Commute from suburbs is WAY too long.

  8. "Nothing Left"

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

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

    Pros

    Great people
    High pay, which is needed to offset job security concerns

    Cons

    Dying business
    Lack of job security


  9. "Good for freshers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Everything is open you can learn and do lot of stuff

    Cons

    A lot of layoffs who doesn't worry about the layoff or job security .this is a place to play.

    Advice to Management

    Stop firing or stop hiring ...don't do both.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "MMI"

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    Former Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good salary and occasional bonuses

    Cons

    The company continues to layoff large amount of people. It is a risk for long term employment

    Advice to Management

    look for another job


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