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"High wages in a courteous atmosphere"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Project Manager in Mountain View, CA
Current Employee - Project Manager in Mountain View, CA
Recommends
No opinion of CEO

Pros

- Good salary & Benefits
- Good options for flex time
- Consensus driven decision making
- Non-hierarchical

Cons

- Lack of growth opportunities
- Complacent atmosphere
- Consensus driven decision making can stifle progress

Other Employee Reviews for Symantec

  1. Helpful (2)

    "Good people with challenging environment working for poor management."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in Mountain View, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good people
    Challenging problems
    New technologies
    Fun environment
    Fair to good benefits
    Good training
    Free software
    Good long term financial incentives

    Cons

    Poor management
    Lack of product strategy
    Bad perceptions in marketplace
    Stagnant stock price
    Limited carreer opportunities
    Promotions are rare
    Small salary increases and bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Focus on product development and strategy to differentiate in market rather than single minded approach of growth through mergers and acquisitions.


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Problems arise from purchasing too many disparate technologies with no real plan melding for success: No Execution!"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lindon, UT
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Lindon, UT
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    - Work Life balance
    - Competitive Salary
    - Good People at the IC level

    Cons

    Poor Execution
    Quarterly layoffs
    low morale
    Acquisitions hide inefficient margins
    Negative company NPS
    Negative NPS on products

    Advice to Management

    You are at a crossroads, either adapt to the new world, or you will be swallowed by better companies.

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