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VeriSign

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO

I worked at Verisign

Recommends
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Solid, large company that felt like a small company at times. Office autonomy was nice. Not stingy with equipment or donuts.

Cons

Always striving to make a profit. Not clear that certain managers had the competence to do their jobs. But they were "legacied" in, so they were there forever. It's a "tenure" envirornment.

Advice to Management

Make some effort to visit and listen to the rank and file at each office. Heck, we didn't even have an HR rep in our office. [Not that that was a bad thing! Just an indication of "we don't really matter."] Do that by actually stopping in the cubicles of random employees, not by listening to the office managers and directors.

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  1. VeriSign stable, great benefits

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Dulles, VA

    I have been working at Verisign

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    stability, excellent benefits, employee stock purchase plan usually ends up being profitable. Good internal communications program. Smart and talented people.

    Cons

    risk-averse culture, slow to change. management that has been entrenched for years can be very resistant to change and progress.

    Advice to Management

    Offer more ways for "underlings" to provide feedback and be truly heard. A lot of things are done the same way over and over again without regards to progress.


  2. Terrible, Amatuer management. esp. in finance

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Executive in Mountain View, CA
    Former Employee - Executive in Mountain View, CA

    I worked at Verisign

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Pay and time off, and benefits - that's it.

    Cons

    Slow to change, no direction, and no team meetings from manager. You are on your own in this company... Unprofessional overall but they do pay well.

    Advice to Management

    Go back to business school!


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