BlackBerry Reviews

Updated Oct 22, 2021

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3.6
56%
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BlackBerry CEO & Executive Chair John Chen
John Chen
767 Ratings
Pros
  • "Very comfortable work environment(in 192 reviews)

  • "Good management team with good work life balance(in 157 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "BlackBerry upper management has unrealistic expectations regarding the solutions available in the market(in 130 reviews)

  • "The senior management wasn't that receptive to change"(in 64 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great workplace

      Oct 18, 2021 - Lead UI Developer in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      highly secure well paying scent free

      Cons

      too many layoffs always on edge

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Oct 14, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      advanced technology strong in security

      Cons

      move too slow at times

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    3. 5.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work!!!

      Oct 5, 2021 - Security Analyst in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Always enjoyed each manager I had and still keep in touch with all my former co-workers.

      Cons

      I wish they were growing more. I was let go due to cut backs and it was difficult for my manager to get permission to hire more head count.

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Toxic

      Sep 23, 2021 - Web Designer in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good benefits. Good RRSP matching.

      Cons

      Unhappy place to work. Senior management do not care about their Canadian employees. All C-level staff based in California.

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    5. 2.0
      Current Employee, more than 8 years

      great company

      Sep 22, 2021 - Service Assurance Specialist II in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      great company with a lot of smart people.

      Cons

      management does not invest in employee development and training .

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    6. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Ok, not great

      Sep 21, 2021 - National Sales Director in Toronto, ON
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      Pros

      Well recognized company and brand

      Cons

      Seems to have lost it's market presence

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    7. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Good

      Sep 2, 2021 - Senior Advisory Analyst 
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      Pros

      Great company and potential, happy its canadian

      Cons

      Unfortunate misconception aa ailing canadian tech company

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Good experience

      Sep 16, 2021 - Software Developer in Mississauga, ON
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      Pros

      Very nice colleagues and learning experience.

      Cons

      Quiet environment to work on

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    9. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Regardless of what they say it's a call center job.

      Oct 4, 2021 - DART Analyst in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      You'll get some swag, free coffee and free food on different days.

      Cons

      Micro managed, terrible managers, treated like cattle....and they are going out of business so stay away.

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    10. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Review

      Sep 13, 2021 - Anonymous Employee 
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      Pros

      Nothing good about the company

      Cons

      Layoffs, loss, no future plans.

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