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"Great place to be"

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Current Contractor - Project Specialist (HR) in Springfield, OR
Current Contractor - Project Specialist (HR) in Springfield, OR
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Symantec as a contractor (Less than a year)

Pros

fair hours, great pay, very friendly people.

Cons

difficult to get your foot in the door, as a temp it feels I am having a hard time becoming permanent

Advice to Management

be more hands on in help towards temps in to a permanent position

Other Employee Reviews for Symantec

  1. Helpful (1)

    "Staff is dedicated to being successful, but sometimes complacent senior management."

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Lindon, UT
    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer in Lindon, UT
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Symantec full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits. Great coworkers. Up to date resources and equipment. Flexible work schedules. Profitability bonuses for senior staff. Stock options and grants for technical staff.

    Cons

    Don't seem to be interested in the long term - more interested in short term profits for shareholders, rather than in retaining good development staff. Too much out-sourcing to India.

    Advice to Management

    You need to innovate now, or your products will become stale and out of date. You can only milk the life out of current products for so long. Too many acquisitions too frequently, dilutes the brand and the cohesiveness of the company.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Lots of changes"

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Symantec is a leader in a number of interesting, fast growing markets. With so many products and so many changes happening in the industry, there never feels like a dull moment at the office.

    Cons

    The company is going through a significant corporate transformation with the arrival of the new CEO, Steve Bennett. While the company was over do for a shakeup, many of the changes Steve has brought don't feel particularly well thought out.


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