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Good Company, Nice people, Nice Cafe

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Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern  in  Mountain View, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer Intern in Mountain View, CA

I worked at Symantec full-time for less than a year

Pros

Ethics driven Company
As an intern, I didn't find any politics, everybody was nice and helpful
Good pay and nice cafe

Cons

Not everybody is smart (some people are just going along because they have been at the company long)
Older workforce in general makes it less attractive for new interns and new hires

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire more young people, and make changes fast (older workforce although good, is still resistant to change...just my impression though)

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    Trusting, fast paced high tech company that tries to do a lot in the way of Talent Acquisition with limited resources.

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    Current Employee - Global Manager, Staffing  in  Durham, NC
    Current Employee - Global Manager, Staffing in Durham, NC

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Smart leadership
    Trusts you to design strategies and execute at a high level
    Risk oriented and creative in terms of career opportunities

    Cons

    Vision from leadership does not cascade down very well
    Too many confidential searches regarding poor performance management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Unified simpler vision that ties into a clear talent brand. What does the new Symantec want to be, post Steve Bennett.

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    Bitter sweet.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Springfield, OR
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Springfield, OR

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

    Pros

    The people. Have worked with some of the most caring, talented and enduring people. They are what makes Symantec the best.
    Benefits.
    Rewards.
    Training.
    Great products.
    Best game in town.
    Steve Bennett as CEO now.

    Cons

    Slow recovery from the previous leadership.
    Inconsistent across divisions and groups.
    Poor project management and implementation. Constant bandaids to everything, poor processes.
    Disconnected senior management layers.
    Difficult to do business internally (IT experience is horrible).
    Understaffed, limited resources, overloading with many roles.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen to your people.
    Invest internally.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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