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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated 23 November 2014
Updated 23 November 2014
1,529 Reviews
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 128 reviews)

  • Good place to work, good work environment, with alot of good people to work with (in 108 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management has high turnover in last few years which forces business changes (in 96 reviews)

  • Work life balance has become a challenge amid tough industry challenges (in 28 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    People actually enjoy their work.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Nice work culture, good compensation, premium lunch, You actually use your brains here.
    It is a different than most of the companies out there.
    It is good to have very positive environment.

    Cons

    Nothing found till now. Its been a peasant experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work. Work life life balance is good.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Technology to work. Android, Analytics etc

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance, Good benefits, Management is good

    Cons

    Job Stability, Product Road maps frequent changes. Now company adjusted to Google changes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Product Focus, Trainings

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Positive

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Test Engineer in San Diego, CA (US)

    I worked at Motorola Mobility part-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    The team that I belonged to was great team. The chemistry among us was amazing. The low to mid level managers encouraged and participated in team bonding activities. The most enjoyful work place for me so far.

    Cons

    no formal training if you are working on new stuffs. Need to ask around although they all are willing to help.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    promotions never came.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Company

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

    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 ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your employees.

    Recommends
  6.  

    Good, but can be better

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Working on some cool projects

    Cons

    Constant short sight of management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get the act together

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  7.  

    Very good over a short period of time

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Vice President Engineering in Santa Clara, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Vice President Engineering in Santa Clara, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    good management, focus on main customers,

    Cons

    Lack of forward thinking and challenging work environment

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue investing in future products

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  8.  

    Supply Chain Director

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Director in Chicago, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Supply Chain Director in Chicago, IL (US)

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good compensation and work environment
    Good sales momentum on lower cost phones.

    Cons

    Continual corporate turmoil: Motorola Inc to Motorola Mobility to Google to Lenovo
    Great American company being sold to a Chinese corporation.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  9.  

    Test Engineer

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Office culture is good.

    Cons

    Very unstable. Lay off is a common thing

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10. 1 person found this helpful  

    Most process driven job ever

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Systems Technologist in Schaumburg, IL (US)
    Current Employee - Systems Technologist in Schaumburg, IL (US)

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility as a contractor (less than an year)

    Pros

    Best processes and most organized company

    Cons

    cold weather wasn't fun in the winter

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire people that contracted and did well

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  11.  

    Great workmates!

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Motorola Mobility full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Really enjoy fellow employees. Great atmosphere while at work. Perks are nice as well. :)

    Cons

    Needs to be more focus on product supports and R&D focust on projects that show promise.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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