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BlackBerry Reviews

Updated 18 November, 2017
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  1. "Customer Care"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Great people, good benefits, and interesting work.

    Cons

    Fragmented company and senior management team not local.


  2. "Director Finance"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Interesting market place and opportunity to change company to fit market size

    Cons

    Loss of market share and reputation made change difficult


  3. "Software Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good company to work in.

    Cons

    Very few perks in the company.

    Advice to Management

    Improve


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  5. "Good company"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    easy to work for and lgiht workload

    Cons

    Bad management all around. They tend to not listen to people

    Advice to Management

    Take many things into consideration and consider your competitors before continuing with your product line


  6. "Company Culture"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Great culture and great company.

    Cons

    Constant layoffs can be stressful


  7. "IT Systems Administrator"

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

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time

    Pros

    Extremely friendly environment with some of the smartest people I've met

    Cons

    A disconnect between middle management and their relations to other departments


  8. "Software Developer"

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    Former Employee - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Software Developer in Waterloo, ON
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Friendly people to work with. Flexible hours and working from home.

    Cons

    Senior management makes poor business decisions and often caught in lies.
    No training or career motivation

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees and stop lying.


  9. "Competitive Intelligence"

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    Former Employee - Competitive Intelligence in Mississauga, ON
    Former Employee - Competitive Intelligence in Mississauga, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company to develop technical expertise as well an incredible experience of rotation among different departments.

    Cons

    Corporate culture could be improved

    Advice to Management

    Great company to work in


  10. "Project Manager"

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    Former Employee - Project Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Project Manager in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great company for career development

    Cons

    Brand is not doing good anymore


  11. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Former Employee - Systems Analyst in Waterloo, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at BlackBerry full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible schedule, lots of perks, wonderful people in general

    Cons

    Not very stable in some departments, the future is still blurry

    Advice to Management

    Management did a fairly good job at maintaining transparency and openness, I have appreciated their approach.


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