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McAfee is not a good place to work

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Current Contractor - Infrastructure Engineer in Beaverton, OR (US)
Current Contractor - Infrastructure Engineer in Beaverton, OR (US)

I have been working at McAfee as a contractor (less than a year)

Pros

First Thursday free beer, Fee Muffins on Friday, casual work environment , that's about it.

Cons

In 6 months they fires 3 people and two more just walk out in the Labs division alone. McAfee's Virus detection rates are very low, they are loosing money, there clients are leaving Not a good organization to work for. Plus Intel owns them and there is talk of them folding them in and big laying offs

Advice to ManagementAdvice

There are too may managers and none of them know anything about enterprise IT operations. You would think a company like McAfee would have world class IT, Not so much

Negative Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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    Work culture is good

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    freedom for the work, best for family people who want to settle down

    Cons

    growth is stagnant, compensation not up to the mark

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Improve the Compensation

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    Heartless and Inconsiderate

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    Former Employee - Sales Engineer
    Former Employee - Sales Engineer

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

    Pros

    Large company with decent benefits. Several good leaders across all sectors. Backed the legacy of desktop AV and the deep pockets of Intel.

    Cons

    Resources are numerous but difficult to tap. The good leaders are outnumbered by poor managers. Personnel cuts are notoriously done Oct-Dec - Merry Christmas. Severance packages are offered only as non-compete. No place for upward movement if not part of the "good old boy" team.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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