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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated April 28, 2017
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Pros
  • 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. Helpful (1)

    "software engineer"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good culture, career advancement opportunity

    Cons

    work schedule is often tight

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Feel like we are in the final straight"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Director in Sunnyvale, CA
    Current Employee - Director in Sunnyvale, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Strong leadership team, very collaborative environment, great products that are really starting to get momentum.
    Industry leading software team and getting Motorola first to market with Android plus adding new features that are really useful vs. gimmicks.

    Cons

    Lots of change - mostly in the right direction, but it's not for the faint hearted.
    It's sometimes hard to get things done, as some processes no longer work, having been built by people no longer with the company.

    Advice to Management

    Would be great to learn more about Lenovo's plans for the future.
    Keep shipping great products and everything else will fall into place.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great place to work for talented professionals"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Extremely Talented and Experienced Coworkers
    Great Work-Life Balance
    Very Good Compensation and Benefit Package
    Good Support

    Cons

    Generating operating losses
    Way too many older employees

    Advice to Management

    Still need to shape the organization.
    Need more young & energetic workers.


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  5. "Great company - Technology focused"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Principal Staff Systems Engineer in Horsham, PA
    Former Employee - Principal Staff Systems Engineer in Horsham, PA
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great technology, perfect atmosphere to innovate and try new things, freedom to conduct research, great work-life balance, excellent employer in terms of employee relations

    Cons

    Not for those who want to climb the career ladder

    Advice to Management

    If you can provide better opportunities for advancement, career oriented people will enjoy more.


  6. Helpful (1)

    "I have worked for Motorola for about 4 yrs from 2005~2009"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Very good process and quality control

    Cons

    As most of the employees from different country so need to consider office culture

    Advice to Management

    enhance leadership


  7. "Best people, best company... ever"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Diego, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Highest caliber of people (competency and character) imaginable!

    Cons

    Defocused organization, overlead by finance. Playing not to lose, rather than playing to win.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on few products and high-value markets only. Couple that with the true innovation that originally built Motorola as one of the greatest companies ever.


  8. "Excellent workplace"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Director Product Management in Schaumburg, IL
    Former Employee - Director Product Management in Schaumburg, IL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great work culture at the SJC team

    Cons

    Google and sale with retention of patents


  9. "Good Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Comp & Benefits
    Former Employee - RF Engineer
    Former Employee - RF Engineer
    Recommends

    I worked at Motorola Mobility full-time

    Pros

    Professional company with training, medical benefits, 401K plan, great products and great people.

    Cons

    Because it's a large company, sometimes the red tape can get in the way of a quick response to client issues.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees.


  10. "Good company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Former Employee - Anonymous
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They have really Friendly coworkers

    Cons

    There can be Long hours

    Advice to Management

    None


  11. "Top Notch Company"

    Star Star Star Star Star
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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Plantation, FL
    Former Employee - Human Resources in Plantation, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Above average pay, great benefit package, professional atmosphere and co-workers

    Cons

    bureaucratic processes, not knowing who to contact to navigate through the paperwork

    Advice to Management

    Streamline more processes for efficiency


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