Symantec - Good company, hard to move to manager from individual contributor. | Glassdoor
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"Good company, hard to move to manager from individual contributor."

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Herndon, VA
Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Herndon, VA
Recommends
Negative Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Symantec full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

work life balance is pretty good.

Cons

No chance to advance in company.

Advice to Management

Stop buying other companies and integrate what we have.

Other Employee Reviews for Symantec

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Some Managers manage up...."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Symantec full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Great place for mid level employees to get experience and prove themselves
    In some departments inter-office politics are prevalent
    most of the people that work there are good people - a few have ruined some really good teams
    Able to work from home 1 - 2 days a week

    Cons

    Recruiters are promoted to manage departments/teams they have no experience with
    A couple of managers micro manage
    Managers not being held accountable for how they manage.

    Advice to Management

    Take a good look at mid level managers. A caouple really need to be educated on how to treat people.


  2. "Good opportunities if you search for it. Time is available to pick up new technogies."

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Flexibility. Great work life balance

    Cons

    If I have to say, slightly slow pace

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