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Updated 18 July, 2018
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  1. "Great Company"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Network Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Lot of learning and opportunities to grow

    Cons

    Management should think about saving this company from sinking

    Advice to Management

    Please take care of this great company and save it


  2. "Product Marketing Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for. Work flexibility is great.

    Cons

    Company restructuring is frequent. Slow to execute.

  3. "Infrastructure Software Development"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON

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

    Pros

    Great Learning Experience,Good Work Life Balance

    Cons

    Nothing Bad to say its an amazing experience


  4. "Senior Software Developer"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Once a great company;
    Good pay;

    Cons

    Too late to say :-(


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Global Events Student"

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

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

    Pros

    - exposure to all areas of the company
    - job autonomy

    Cons

    - long working hours
    - low compensation
    - low and traditional company culture

    Advice to Management

    Investing in your people will ensure you get the most out of them.


  6. "Average"

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

    I have been working at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Decent culture, pays well, nice people, reasonable benefits

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for growth, leadership qualities are lacking in management


  7. "Software Developer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    This company has a Good Culture

    Cons

    This company has no Learning opportunities

  8. "Software Test Specialist II"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    lots of processes to learn


  9. "Great environment and compensation"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Great environments, great benefit, great salary, lots of perks

    Cons

    too much spending and waste projects


  10. "Great Place to work"

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    Current Employee - Software Test Specialist in Waterloo, ON
    Current Employee - Software Test Specialist in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ergonomics is great, your cubicle space, the building itself, cafe.
    Agile test environment, lots to learn.
    Directly connected with 3 levels of management - your lead, manager, and director.
    learn different testing tools.

    Cons

    The phase of layoffs and thats the only one.


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