BlackBerry Reviews

Updated Jul 27, 2021

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3.6
56%
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61%
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BlackBerry CEO & Executive Chair John Chen
John Chen
759 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, more than 8 years

      BlackBerry Premier Support is a great jib

      Jul 25, 2021 - Premier Support Analyst in Halifax, NS
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      Pros

      BlackBerry Premier Support is feels like administrator phone a friend, not at all like a call center; you're treated like an adult.

      Cons

      BlackBerry recently removed the "exceeding expectations" category for the bonus multiplier, which rather took away the incentive to go above and beyond in your work.

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    2. 5.0
      Current Employee

      Great Place to Work!

      Jul 21, 2021 - NOC Operations Administrator 
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      Pros

      Really good pay and great work environment

      Cons

      There is nothing really I don't like about working at BlackBerry. Each to his/her own

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    3. 5.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Working at BlackBerry

      Jul 12, 2021 - Senior Software Engineer in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Good working culture, accommodative environment.

      Cons

      Not much compensation or innovation.

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    4. 5.0
      Former Employee, more than 3 years

      Great company, good colleagues

      Jun 30, 2021 - Build Engineer in Waterloo, ON
      Recommend
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      Pros

      They care about work-life balance. High salary

      Cons

      Friday afternoons were always slow. Everyone started their weekend at 12pm, even though we are employed till 5pm

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    5. 4.0
      Current Employee

      Great people

      Jul 6, 2021 - Director 
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      Pros

      Greta people and exciting market opportunity

      Cons

      Challenges shifting business and integrating acquisitions

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    6. 4.0
      Former Employee, more than 5 years

      Good company

      Jul 6, 2021 - Systems Analyst in Halifax, NS
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Benefits salary perks hours coffee Salary Perks Hours Coffee Location

      Cons

      Management is not always engaged with employees

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    7. 3.0
      Current Employee, more than 5 years

      Good people to work with, company had to many directions.

      Jul 19, 2021 - Build Engineer in Ottawa, ON
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      Pros

      Good people to work with.

      Cons

      The management seemed quite poor.

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    8. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Great work experience

      Jun 27, 2021 - Anonymous Employee in Waterloo, ON
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      Pros

      Good Lead Availability of resources, opportunities and platforms

      Cons

      nothing comes to my mind

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    9. 4.0
      Former Employee

      Great place to work

      Jun 23, 2021 - Software Developer 
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      Pros

      Room to grow, learn different technologies

      Cons

      Lots of management changes and restructuring

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    10. 3.0
      Former Employee

      Meh

      Jul 8, 2021 - Senior Manager in Mississauga, ON
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      Pros

      Tight team, good people, nice office

      Cons

      Not a lot of growth opps, little increase in salary, layoffs were big hit on morale

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