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McAfee the Land of Middle Management

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Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in Atlanta, GA

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

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

* Decent pay and benefits * Flexible schedule * Good work-life balance

Cons

* No loyalty towards employees * No career growth * Will drop top talent at the drop of a hat * Run by middle management politics * Poor company culture * Depressing environment * Clueless management * Difficult to move in the company, by promotion or laterally * At the end of the day a sales and accounting company, not a technology and engineering company

Advice to Management

Focus on engineering, just a tiny bit.

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    Not a sales driven culture.

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    Former Employee - Global Account Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Global Account Manager in San Jose, CA

    I worked at McAfee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good market penetration, made getting initial traction in accounts easier.

    Cons

    lots of process and bureaucracy for a company of its size. spent as much time selling internally as I did with customers.

    Advice to Management

    focus more on the customer.


  2. It was a very enlightneing expirience to work for such a large corportation.

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Threat Analyst in Englewood, CO
    Former Employee - Threat Analyst in Englewood, CO

    I worked at McAfee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    nice to work with a group of people that i enjoyed being around

    Cons

    Such a large corporate atmosphere, it is difficult to stand out

    Advice to Management

    It would be great if the management styles were more adaptive to fit with the goals of the sections of the organization.


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