Symantec

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Current Employee - Senior Development Manager  in  Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Senior Development Manager in Mountain View, CA

Pros

Mountain view has an excellent campus with many facilities. We have high quality technical people, good and aggressive management.

Cons

many layoffs in the company at short interval.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep development and product mgmt together

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Working at Symantec

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    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager  in  Los Angeles, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Account Manager in Los Angeles, CA

    Pros

    You get to meet, work with, and establish relationships with a lot of great people.

    Cons

    Lots of management turnover and company seems to change priorities every quarter.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Establish a consistent comp plan for salespeople and stick with it rather than change it every year

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Solid Company for long term security

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    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager  in  Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Program Manager in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    Established and secure.
    Interesting work.
    Your team will make or breeak your opinion of this company

    Cons

    Old school leadership with a primary focus on costs and less on employee productivity.
    IT partner (HP) hinders the company's success.
    They'll let you drive yourself into the ground if you let them. Some managers expect it.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get some fresh leadership
    Modernize
    Get rid of HP and bring IT back in house

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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