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"Good work environment but your hard work may not get rewarded"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Mountain View, CA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Equal opportunity was given to all age, experience, and nationality

Cons

No rewards ($ or promotions for years)

Other Employee Reviews for Symantec

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Depends Which Silo You Work In"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Director, Marketing in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    - Sporadic exposure to talented individuals
    - Well known brand that has recurring revenue & established customers
    - Good WLB typical with larger companies

    Cons

    - Poor management, mediocre leadership and silo-ed thinking helps Symantec enjoy a malaise for years
    - Simply hard for a Symantec to compete with more innovative, focused companies that are killing it in mobile & cloud
    - Baggage of Symantec and Norton brand do not bode well for new products and more modern customers
    - Managing teams to high performance is not encouraged due to Symantec's fear of litigation
    - Too much dependence of FUD (Fear uncertainly and doubt) in their marketing

    Advice to Management

    Current re-org is energizing employees and provides hope for the future! But remember, the strategy and re-focus is the easier part - the proof will be in the execution


  2. "Good team"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Visual Design in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Visual Design in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great place to work, many silos, but will be more integrated with organizational changes.

    Cons

    Overpriced - Horrible Cafteria
    TCE Vapors nearby from google campus

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