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BlackBerry Care Technical Support Analyst (Current Employee) –  City of Sunrise, FLMay 16, 2017
Micro-managing at its best. Rather than actually solve the problem which is there is way too much work and not enough employees, they just come up with the next "great" idea to help... another useless procedure to add to the already unbelievable long list of procedures. Here's a crazy idea, rather than close sites and dump that work on an already overwhelmed staff, hire, not fire.
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good place to work
International Project Manager (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, MDApril 10, 2017
Compensation is definitely less than one would receive consulting but well worth it for stability, culture, people and the amount of opportunities within the organization.
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Productive and great benefits
Facilities Administrator (Former Employee) –  Alpharetta, GAMarch 24, 2017
Working at BlackBerry is a very fast paced environment, with very busy work days, but great Management. It's a great team to work with. I would work with BlackBerry again.
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Productive and fun workplace
RapidResponse Functional Analyst (Current Employee) –  Cambridge, ONMarch 20, 2017
Always wish to work with this company. The best in benefit plan and great work culture. Best work and home balance. Best learning experience along with supportive management all time.
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Productive Work Place
Tester (Former Employee) –  Cary, NCMarch 8, 2017
Very team oriented work atmosphere. Every day is mild with a calming touch. Lots of communication between coworkers for work purposes and is energetic.
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Great place to work
Senior Analyst (Former Employee) –  TexasFebruary 15, 2017
I worked for BlackBerry for almost nine years and I enjoyed going to work every day. Working at BlackBerry was more enjoyable before the layoffs occurred.
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Good people
Automation Test Development Intern (Former Employee) –  City of Sunrise, FLFebruary 13, 2017
Everyone I worked was is fantastic, like a big family. Love the CEO, and wish the best for the company.
Learned to be a more defensive and careful programmer. Learned to triage problems and bug efficiently.
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Thanksgiving and holiday celebrations
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Executive Customer Relationship Manager to the CIO (Former Employee) –  Dallas, TXFebruary 2, 2017
Great innovation and great people to work with. Lack of experience in management and leadership was a major challenge. External senior executives hired were limited to make change towards internal success.
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A great place to work......
Senior Operations Manager - B2B Support (Former Employee) –  Irving, TXJanuary 31, 2017
A fallen leader as a result of slow to action management. Great place to work, talented people.....the environment encourages a competitive, motivated workforce.
Pros
Continues education, exposure around the world
Cons
Slow execution
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Once upon a time...
Business / Reporting Analyst (Former Employee) –  Bellevue, WADecember 21, 2016
Once a leading smartphone competitor that dominated the market. This company lost its competitive edge after failing to innovate. At the peak of success, this was a great company to work for. At the down-turn, lack of vision and poor management created an unstable work environment.
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Once a market leader.
Cons
lack of innovation.
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Great benefits
Enterprise Technical Analyst III (Current Employee) –  City of Sunrise, FLNovember 10, 2016
Fast paced environment. Managers are open for suggestions.

Important information is cascaded down well.

Growth opportunities presents itself from time to time.

Employees are given the opportunity to BETA test new handhelds.
Pros
Great benefits, work from home, garner a wealth of knowledge
Cons
Micro Management
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Job qualification has been improved working for BlackBerry
Manager, RF Validation and Verification (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, ONSeptember 18, 2016
Working for BlackBerry I got multiple technical and management courses keeping my qualifications up to date with new technologies. It is good company to work for and be competitive on job market.
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Great place to work for, if you can stand Waterloo
Security Research Student (Current Employee) –  Waterloo, ONSeptember 10, 2016
Great place to work for, if you can stand Waterloo. Everyone is very knowledgeable and very friendly and approachable.
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Was a great place to work and learn
RF Technician (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, IASeptember 7, 2016
I enjoyed my time at RIM/BlackBerry. The atmosphere took a hit towards the end due to the cost cutting and lay-offs but at its peak years, it was a very dynamic workplace with great work/life balance if you look past the continental shifts.
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great enviroment for professionals
Senior BlackBerry Technical Manager (Former Employee) –  Sunrise, FLAugust 30, 2016
I loved working for BlacKBerry, I really missed this company. Management was great, co-workers amazing, work environment was very pleasant, my job duties amazing. It is unfortunate, that the company was not able to keep up with Apple and Samsung.
Pros
great professional environment
Cons
Not able to keep up with Apple and Samsung
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BlackBerry is in the right path...
Test Engineering Team Lead (Former Employee) –  Cary, NCMay 16, 2016
BlackBerry was one the good companies that I work for a while and things got change to the worse as the company could not compete in the devices due to the lack of apps. The new CEO is doing good job and trying to recover what is left from company by focusing on software services utilizing security and privacy solutions unique to BlackBerry.
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Best Place I've ever worked
Partner Technical Support, Research in Motion (Former Employee) –  Irving, TXApril 28, 2016
They were not pretentious. Very casual and laid back atmosphere. It was call center, but the focus was on fixing issues not how fast can you get off the call.
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Great Team tough time
Test Specialist, IOT Engineer (Former Employee) –  Fort Lauderdale, FLApril 24, 2016
Company's under intense pressure to perform, but team camaraderie and willingness to coordinate between divisions. You learn quickly working under that kind of pressure, not only about your team members and the industry, but about yourself and your own capabilities.
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Nice place to begin your career
System Engineering Student (Former Employee) –  City of Sunrise, FLApril 18, 2016
Very good job atmosphere with good opportunities for developing existing skills and learning new and useful skills and information
Pros
Atmosphere
Cons
Less chances for converting to full time
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Old and slow did not win the race
Senior Thermal Analysis Specialist (Former Employee) –  Waterloo, ONApril 12, 2016
Was frustrating seeing how the slow decision processes and strategies (or lack thereof) drove this company into the ground.
Pros
Good Colleagues, Exciting market to be in
Cons
Slow to react to market needs, Silo organizations
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