Motorola Mobility

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Motorola Mobility Reviews

Updated Jul 31, 2014
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3.1 1,478 reviews

55% Approve of the CEO

Motorola Mobility President Rick Osterloh

Rick Osterloh

(20 ratings)

46% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • For same reason work-life balance better in Illinois than California (in 122 reviews)

  • Very flexible work hours as long as things get done (in 57 reviews)


Cons
  • Senior management retains high degree of control on most decisions (in 95 reviews)

  • Was an excellent role and the hours were perfect for getting a good work/life balance (in 23 reviews)

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    best company

    Systems Engineer (Former Employee) Gurgaon, Haryana (India)

    ProsOne of the best company to work with in all respect

    ConsStill trying to find out

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent workplace

    Director Product Management (Former Employee) Schaumburg, IL (US)

    ProsGreat work culture at the SJC team

    ConsGoogle and sale with retention of patents

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Wonderful place to work

    Senior Manager (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsGreat work/life balance. Flexibility to work from home. Talented & diverse group of people. The new office location is great.

    ConsI cannot think of many cons. I think there needs to be more opportunities for growth. There are too many organizational changes within the company.

    Advice to Senior Managementorganization needs more stability

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    Test Engineer

    Systems Test Engineer (Former Employee) Libertyville, IL (US)

    ProsGood Place for Start up ,there is a wealth of knowledge and you can Learn a lot, Co workers and managers are easy. Good Salary hikes and promotions

    ConsNew Technology , Late working hours. Work life balance is ok, Less Products in the market

    Advice to Senior ManagementStart make new design phone with good battery life

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Best people, best company... ever

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee) San Diego, CA (US)

    ProsHighest caliber of people (competency and character) imaginable!

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

    Advice to Senior ManagementFocus 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.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good learning environment

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsVery open environment, as long as you are self-motivated, and what to learn new technologies and skills, the company won't block u from learning it.

    ConsA lot of snacks, water and soda. Lunch is not provided, you are on your own. It would be great if there is a gym inside the company.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great benefits but lots of layoffs

    Director of Engineering (Former Employee) Horsham, PA (US)

    ProsCompensation, bonuses and stock options/RSUs were great.

    ConsWhen I worked for them there were several rounds of layoffs with the run up to the Google Acquisition, then the spinoff of Home to ARRIS.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue providing good benefits and financial incentives to the staff to keep everyone focused and motivated.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Too much uncertainty

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsGreat, smart people who want to get Motorola back to a leader in the market. Great benefits.

    ConsToo much change and uncertainty with the acquisition by Google then by Lenovo to get long-term strategic work done

    Advice to Senior ManagementEmbrace your talented people

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Fantastic!..Until things started going bad

    Customer Service Operations (Former Employee) Chicago, IL (US)

    ProsSmart, driven co-workers, fast paced and always changing.

    ConsLay-offs are common since technology and competition has passed Motorola by.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThink outside the box. Advertise Motorola's products.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Awesome Work Culture

    Software Test Engineer (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsLearning, Employee Friendly Environment, Free to take responsibilities and decisions, Very good work life balance.

    ConsThough I have heard some teams have hectic work schedules but did not notice myself.

    Advice to Senior ManagementPlease continue the good job! and few managers should allow room for employees to work.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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