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Hard work is rewarded

Marketing Manager (Current Employee)

ProsLeader in nearly every category in which it competes. Excellent benefits. Very smart people. Good people who are respectful. Less politics in Marketing than in other major high-tech companies. High emphasis on continued training of employees.

ConsSalaries not as high as I think they should be. Management is a bit too distant from front-line employees. Lack of strategic direction, more of a shotgun approach.

Advice to Senior ManagementSpend more time with front-line employees. Show greater appreciation of their hard work. Talk more about the strategy of acquisitions and how they fit in the overall picture to make the company more competitive. Do a better job at acquisition integration. Reduce complexity. Simplify!!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Symantec can be a great place to work depending on the team and project criticality to business objectives

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    I have been working at Symantec


    Pros: Industry leader in security and systems management. Tries to be on the… Cons: Much of the work is moving to offshore contractors. Symantec grows by acquiring companies, cutting the fat and then integrating what… Advice to Senior Management: Be more proactive about helping those assigned to teams are affected by the… More
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    Disappointed

    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    I worked at Symantec


    Pros: Symantec has quite a few smart people working for it, but it doesn't… Cons: Promotion potential is minimal unless you hitch your wagon to a rising star. Some rising stars are far more competent at corporate politics than… Advice to Senior Management: Recognize your talented people - take a very good look at people's accomplishments and evaluate them on the merits of their contributions. Do not… More
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