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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated May 26, 2017
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  • Competitive salary; good work-life balance (in 179 reviews)

  • The work environment is incredible and people are truly committed to the work (in 162 reviews)

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  1. "Test Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    worked for android framework team, good team, amicable colleagues

    Cons

    lots of change in management post acquisition. lots of lay offs.


  2. "Staff Accountant"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Libertyville, IL
    Former Employee - Staff Accountant in Libertyville, IL

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

    Pros

    Interesting Technology which makes work exciting

    Cons

    Constant restructuring makes for an uneasy work environment


  3. "sr. mechanical engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Principal Staff Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager in Kildeer, IL
    Former Employee - Principal Staff Mechanical Engineer/Project Manager in Kildeer, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than a year)

    Pros

    innovation, tech, very professional engineers, nice working environment, good health , dental benefit,

    Cons

    company is constantly lay off engineers that who really do the job, product is not selling, management no vision on what they are doing

    Advice to Management

    reduce the huge management team , keep good engineer working force. sell the product


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  5. "It was a exciting place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Engineering Project Manager in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great salary
    Exciting products that are being worked on.

    Cons

    Poor work life balance.
    Low moral due to once to twice a year work force reductions.

    Advice to Management

    It was a exciting place to work, and working on consumer electronics is always exciting. The company has not done well for the last few years and as such has lost a lot of critical talent.


  6. "Motorola"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Philadelphia, PA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    work with leading edge technology in telecommunicatio

    Cons

    not doing well in market place, layoffs

    Advice to Management

    too late


  7. "Good place to work."

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Staff Software Engineer in Sunrise, FL
    Former Employee - Principal Staff Software Engineer in Sunrise, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The pay and benefits were good.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy gets in the way of getting the job done.

    Advice to Management

    Stream line operations to unlock value.


  8. Helpful (1)

    "Used to be a great place to work"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    -Good people
    -Diverse workforce
    -Great place to learn
    -Decent benefits

    Cons

    -Poor management
    -Uncertain future
    -Recent layoffs have left the company with a skeleton crew and as a result more is being asked from who is left.


  9. Helpful (2)

    "Sr. Hardware Engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Senior Hardware Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    * Lean and flexible environment
    * Continuous drive toward innovation
    * Reasonable benefits and incentives

    Cons

    * Challenging product market
    * Job security


  10. "Good to work with"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Technology Focus, Great Work Culture,

    Cons

    Product US Focus like Verizon, AT&T

    Advice to Management

    Focus market outside US


  11. "Line member"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    Former Employee - LIne in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Former Employee - LIne in Elk Grove Village, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Managers are great. Company is solid. Work is efficient. 2 breaks good time off winter is easy warehouse is clean

    Cons

    Work is mindless and easy. Breaks are short. Winter is on and off work. Very diverse work group. Pay is low.

    Advice to Management

    Keep on


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