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Engaging work, above average pay, friendly co-workers

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Former Intern - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
Former Intern - Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON

I worked at BlackBerry as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

- BB has had setbacks, but it's still a world leader in smartphone. BB10 is set to launch 2013 Jan 30th
- Challenging and engaging work with embedded systems
- Decent pay
- Friendly colleagues

Cons

- Not everyone there is as motivated as you'd hope. This makes a big difference in how you feel about the work.

Advice to Management

- My immediate management was solid, no complaints.
- Company is in a tough spot right now, so it doesn't exactly have the luxury: but cut the fat wherever you can.

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  1. Intern: The company is recovering, but still has some bureaucracy which can be maddening.

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    Current Intern - Performance Measurement in Waterloo, ON
    Current Intern - Performance Measurement in Waterloo, ON

    I have been working at BlackBerry as an intern (Less than a year)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Comfortable Work environment. Meaningful work.

    Cons

    Bureaucracy. Slow pace of getting things done. Not a data driven company in many departments.

    Advice to Management

    I think a data driven approach to infrastructure and the old CIO departments needs to be adopted.

  2. AP analyst at RIM 5 years

    Current Employee - AP Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - AP Analyst in Waterloo, ON

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

    Pros

    easy work, no challenging, boring

    Cons

    too much volume, too mcuh stress

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