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A Good work-life balance place

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Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in Culver City, CA (US)
Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in Culver City, CA (US)

I worked at Symantec as an intern (less than a year)

Pros

Nice people
Good company
Work-life balance
Great food

Cons

Less room for career improvement

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Westcoast ISV with Operations, Teams and resources spread far and wide...........

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    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA (US)
    Former Employee - QA Engineer in Boston, MA (US)

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

    Pros

    Good salary, good people locally.

    Cons

    Product teams spread across globe- led to communication, timing & management issues.
    Virtual HR for remote offices with 200+ people not a good idea.
    Not enough innovation, just integration, integration, integration of acquired technology.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Lead by example, not by powerpoint.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Meaningful and challenging work alongside great people

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    Current Employee - Principal UI Developer in Mountain View, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Principal UI Developer in Mountain View, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    It's an important industry, with world-wide impact. This makes for meaningful and satisfying work if you embrace the vision of the company. I'm impressed with the top-down communication as the new CEO--Steve Bennett--makes sweeping changes to revitalize this company.. as he did with his previous companies. There is a great deal of excitement in the company about its future.

    Cons

    As a large company, you may have to work hard to remain engaged with the larger vision.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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