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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated January 4, 2018
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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)

    "Good company to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Engineering Manager in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Motorola Mobility (More than a year)

    Pros

    Policies and practices were in place to focus on both long term and short term goals of co. Ample opportunities, in house training s,

    Cons

    Investment and Resource movement in newer technologies.


  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. "Pros/Cons"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Fast paced forward looking technology, continuous learning

    Cons

    Future looks slim but could improve with efficiency


  4. "Very poor upper management"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  5. "Material Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Good co-workers and excellent benefits

    Cons

    expected to be available all hours


  6. Helpful (1)

    "Staff Engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  7. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Good environment and culture Bernie

    Cons

    Layoff is bad you know dude

  8. "Good firm and people"

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

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

    Pros

    Chicago office location, innovative company, benefits

    Cons

    Work life balance with China meetings at night


  9. "Automation Engineer"

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

    Pros

    Google Acquired it. Great opportunities.

    Cons

    Management doesn't have clarity.
    some departments better than others


  10. "Too many changes."

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    Former Employee - Quality Test Technician/Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Quality Test Technician/Coordinator in Chicago, IL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Well established company. Great name recognition. Produced quality products and if they become stable again, could still be a force to be reckoned with.

    Cons

    Damaged by Google takeover. Moved to downtown Chicago. Lost many great people. Lenovo is having issues trying to get that breakout product to revitalize the name


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