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Motorola Solutions Reviews

Updated September 18, 2017
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Motorola Solutions Chairman & CEO Gregory Q. Brown
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Pros
  • Best people and best work-life balance (in 166 reviews)

  • Not allowed to work from home unless there is a critical situation or special occasion (in 53 reviews)

Cons
  • Lack of team culture and work life balance (in 24 reviews)

  • Senior management are too focused on short term profits (wooing the shareholders and bean-counters) (in 33 reviews)

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  1. "Fading Fast"

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

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

    Pros

    Large Market Share, The name is well known

    Cons

    They are a shrinking company. People are leaving left and right

    Advice to Management

    Stop thinking you are the biggest and best and nobody can touch you. Companies are catching you for half the price


  2. "Stable company but risk averse"

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

    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Products are loved by its loyal customer base. Stable business.

    Cons

    Leadership focuses more activity rather than results. Lack of tolerance for problems teach employees to play it safe.

    Advice to Management

    Realize that making it safe for employees to make mistakes will encourage risk taking and bigger bolder ideas.

  3. "Room for Improvement"

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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 Solutions full-time

    Pros

    The salary and benefits options are competitive.

    Cons

    The culture, team structures and expectations are unreasonable and create a hostile work environment.

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your passionate employees and invest in their visions. Happy workers are more productive workers.


  4. "Good Work Life Balance and pretty good package."

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    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Developer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    1. You get a good work life balance, so that you can spend time with your family.
    2. Package is slight greater than the avg Industry package.
    3. No Hard Core Deadlines.(Depends on manager but throughout the company its almost easy going).
    4. You learn things at your will and interest and not on someones order.
    5. Good Increment.

    Cons

    1. Sometimes Increment might not be great as expected.

    Advice to Management

    No Advice.


  5. "Good Company..."

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    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Chicago, IL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Excellent technology, great co-workers

    Cons

    Too many managers, who will not back you up.


  6. "Excellent Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Batu Maung (Malaysia)
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Batu Maung (Malaysia)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Experienced people.
    The work environment is very good,
    good scope of work,
    Help from the team members and other senior people if you need any,
    based on department you work in the product scope and the career scope is very bright

    Cons

    Only concern is wen taking expats, the salary is as that of the local employee.

    Advice to Management

    Pls differentiate between local employees and expats, as both the survival conditions are different.


  7. "Business analyst"

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

    I worked at Motorola Solutions full-time

    Pros

    A Lot of opportunity for movement within the company

    Cons

    Very political and management style varies

  8. "Electrical Engineer"

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

    I worked at Motorola Solutions full-time

    Pros

    I was lucky to constantly work on cool cutting edge technology. Friendly, respectful and brilliant co-workers. Freedom and trust to do your job the right way. Great work/life balance. Great history to the company.

    Cons

    Salary a little on the low-end lately. Schaumburg is pretty congested. Advancement can be slow, but you constantly work on great projects anyway.

    Advice to Management

    Keep investing in the R&D to grow and transform entire industries. Motorola has done it in the past and can do it again.


  9. "Sales Manager"

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

    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Commitment to Law Enforcement and the purpose they serve

    Cons

    Sometimes slow to move with changing markets


  10. "Tackling big problems"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Solutions full-time

    Pros

    Lots of interesting problems and challenges.

    Cons

    Too few people to solve all of the interesting problems and challenges.


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