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Program Manager

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Current Employee - Program Manager in Tokyo (Japan)
Current Employee - Program Manager in Tokyo (Japan)

I have been working at Symantec full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

You can work with nicest people and cutting edge technology.

Cons

Quickly changing corporate strategies. Too many Business Unit working silo.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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    Decent engineering skills suffocated by incompetent management.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Symantec full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Compensation and benefits are pretty good.
    Good work/personal life balance.
    Not a hard or stressful place to work.
    Ok if you mostly want a paycheck and just surviving satisfies your goals.

    Cons

    Like many large and relatively old companies, this one has been thoroughly taken over by management that can't compete in the industry. There is a dual career path in theory but in practice if you aren't a manager you will find yourself ignored at the whim of management that often doesn't have a clue. If living Bonjour Laziness is your thing, this is the place for you. If you are primarily technical, have real talent, and have any kind of ambition to make a difference, there are much better place to go, unless perhaps you want an easy spell while collecting a paycheck.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Nothing less than a wholesale reformulation of the corporate culture can arrest this company's gradual slide into irrelevance.

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

    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Operations Manager in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Good work environment, peers with strong technical background, good compensation, good company policies

    Cons

    Management by people with irrelevant experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recruit people with relevant experience in the related fields

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