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Updated January 19, 2018
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  1. Featured Review

    Helpful (3)

    "IT Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Good culture, Management, Technology, Perks

    Cons

    No recreational areas around Texas and need to spend a lot for holydaying

    Advice to Management

    Its an excellent company with lot of opportunities to grow for someone who is ambitious


  2. "Very positive experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    - autonomy; freedom to make decisions for local teams
      - benefits
      - management communication; very transparent

    Cons

    - no local offices; focus on large campus', therefore could be missing out on talented contributors

  3. "McAfee's A Good Company to Work For"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee full-time

    Pros

    Great pay, great benefits to include unlimited vacation

    Cons

    Favoritism is sometimes seen within certain sections of the company.


  4. "Commercial Account Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Commercial Account Manager in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Commercial Account Manager in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great culture and work environment
    Wonderful training

    Cons

    Lowest paid in the industry


  5. "CAM"

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    Current Employee - CAM in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - CAM in Miami, FL
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good communication from the board and culture
    Good industry
    Better vision and strategy after the spin off from Intel
    Good worklife balance

    Cons

    People Shortages and reorganizations since they are an independent company to find the right finance balance
    Still things to improve from the HHRR and benefits after the spin off

    Advice to Management

    Relocate people instead of just cut off if is necesary, give the option to do voluntary retirement, improve marketing


  6. "Product Specialist"

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    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Alpharetta, GA
    Former Employee - Product Specialist in Alpharetta, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I learned most of what I know in IT from this job.

    Cons

    Once products are marked "end of life" and offices are selected for closure, the employees at those sites become numbers not people.


  7. "McAfee - Federal best place to work"

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    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Reston, VA
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Reston, VA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people, managers are seasoned professionals and the environment is friendly. I honestly haven't worked in a better company.

    Cons

    Training is lacking but it's slowly improving.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on employee training.

  8. Helpful (1)

    "Needs Improvement"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Long standing company, decent solutions, wide reach, good customer base, volunteering encouraged

    Cons

    Poorly run, collaboration is non-existent, Poor channel execution, C-level out of touch, Siloed organization, Recent sale to private equity firm has negatively impacted morale, Sales region alignment, No Marketing

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your employees, More executive field involvement, Re-vamp channel, employee accountability, less frequent re-orgs, research territories before allocating sales executives to cover dead accounts, Marketing program and collateral,


  9. "Great place to work1"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Plano, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing people, lots of room for growth and great perks! They have a strong culture and it's only going to get better over time.

    Cons

    It's a very fast paced environment. If we aren't use to it, may not be the best place for you.


  10. Helpful (1)

    "consultant"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    remote work was a good benefit

    Cons

    Lack of structure and methodologies to support their clients

    Advice to Management

    need to listen to the workers who visit clients


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