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Exciting Changes Ahead

Talent Acquisition (Current Employee) Mountain View, CA

Pros+New CEO,Steve Bennett is changing the culture to become more proactive and to have employees and management take ownership as leaders.(Top Down, Bottom Up Approach)
+Culture is quickly improving to become more transparent and accountable
+Reenergized workforce
+Clearer visibility of goals and objectives

Cons*The changes envisioned will take a lot of time and energy on everyone's behalf, some people have more difficulty with change than others.

Advice to Senior ManagementStay the course and focus on the positive opportunities ahead.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great people, benefits and work/life balance, with good work schedule flexibility; no upward mobility or clear vision

    Principal Software Engineer (Current Employee) Lindon, UT

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


    Pros: Compensation is better than average, benefits are great, and the culture is good, people are great at the office. Challenging engineering problems are always… Cons: 'Thrashing' occurs frequently because of the loose process and somewhat ambiguous direction or absence of vision. Layoffs have occurred multiple times so there is… Advice to Senior Management: Encourage more enthusiasm for the business, and emphasize the importance of each role in the company as a vital part of the future success. … Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Good company but bad management.

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Symantec


    Pros: Great benefits and campus in general. The company has great… Cons: The company acquired too many businesses. They do not know what to do with them. They also acquired two identical companies, which for two years… Advice to Senior Management: I am not sure that CEO knows what is going on in his divisions. He made the correct decision to cut the management, but it… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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