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Amazing place to work

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Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer  in  Santa Monica, CA
Former Employee - Software Quality Assurance Engineer in Santa Monica, CA

Pros

Very challenging. learnt a lot. Great team spirit

Cons

people managers need to be technically savvy.

Recommends
No opinion of CEO

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    Lots of opportunities to learn and move up

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    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer  in  Springfield, OR
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Springfield, OR

    Pros

    Technical information. Some call this corporation "symantec university" because of all of the learning opportunities. I like the culture a lot. A wide variety of personality types.

    Cons

    Reduction in force is something you have to worry about no matter where you work. though. If you do well enough to stand out, they will go out of their way to try and keep you.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lower level management has a limited ability to effect change. Only people high up in the structure can make any real difference in most cases. The problem with any large corporation is being disconnected from the situation they are making the decision about. People doing the jobs need to be a real part of the decision making process. Mangers need to be left alone to manage the people the work with everyday. Trust but verify.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Looking up at SYMC

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA

    Pros

    The company is going through a lot of changes now, but probably will be a great place to work soon.

    Cons

    Uncertainty is the main problem right now. Still a great place though.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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