Websense
2.6 of 5 156 reviews
www.websense.com San Diego, CA 1000 to 5000 Employees

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As good as most places...

Manager (Current Employee)
San Diego, CA

ProsVery secure employment. Solid engineering.

ConsSalaries are low. Workload and pressure are too high.

Advice to Senior ManagementHire more people. You can't keep putting more work on fewer people. Reduce the amount of work going on in Beijing and hire Americans.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Dysfunctional leadership and negative culture

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Websense full-time


    Pros: You will have a wide range of responsibilities in your role and have the ability to learn whatever you… Cons: People are overworked. Teams are hiring in abroad offices but not locally. Everyone at the company is stretched thin and there aren't enough resources to… Advice to Senior Management: Hire more people in engineering. We are completely overworked, underpaid, are given little attention and have middle management who care more about protecting themselves than… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great company to work for!

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
    San Diego, CA

    I have been working at Websense full-time for less than a year


    Pros: Great culture, work/life balance and good benefits. I've had the opportunity to workwith some very talented people, and also I love the technology!… Cons: Sure, Websense has its challenges like any company. I've worked at some rough companies, bit and small. I can say that no problem I've seen… Advice to Senior Management: The only thing I could really think of is to foster more collaboration with internal teams. There are some outstanding ideas… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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