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Updated Oct 15, 2019

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Symantec CEO Richard Hill
Richard Hill
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  1. "Business operations analyst"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Symantec

    Pros

    Lots of learning curve, great environment to work in. break every 6 months (period - a week ) . Lots of events around the year to keep you entertained

    Cons

    Benefits to employees of the company started getting limited year after year. There is nothing else i can think of right now

    Advice to Management

    More training materials needed

    Symantec2017-10-04
  2. "I work within the EMEA Channel Operations team"

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    Current Employee - Channel Operations in Reading, England

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexibility , Great teams globally, very supportive, Charity work, good salary

    Cons

    Communication can be better, don't know when to say No sometimes , processes can be over complicated but not always

    Symantec2019-09-25
  3. "Uncertain times ahead, real shame"

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    Current Employee - Tech Leader in Reading, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Some great technology but too much "fat" and complexity

    Cons

    Visionary leaders were never able to execute against the vision

    Advice to Management

    Let Broadcom strip things down and focus on the best products

    Symantec2019-10-08
  4. "Good place to work but unknown future"

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    Current Employee - Channel Operations Analyst in Reading, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec part-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Encouraged to take on responsibility, well paid and good support form direct managers

    Cons

    Lack of communication from Leadership on occasion - especially regarding the recent takeover

    Symantec2019-09-24
  5. "Has Been A Great Place to Work"

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    Current Employee - Manager, EMEA Channel Operations in Reading, England
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Since Symantec Enterprise is being purchased by Broadcom, not sure this is relevant

    Cons

    As above. Symantec Enterprise will be part of Broadcom

    Symantec2019-09-09
  6. "Average"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in London, England
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible working arrangements, when it comes to working schedule and work from home opportunities

    Cons

    Lack of enough headcount resources in the supporting functions

    Symantec2019-08-17
  7. "Strong portfolio but"

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    Current Employee - Account Director 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Extremely strong brand and market leading security portfolio.

    Cons

    Far too siloed in terms of both regional and product teams. This creates a great deal of internal politics with no unified roadmap or global strategy when servicing multi-national customers and partners.

    Advice to Management

    When adopting a go-to-market strategy (i.e. 100% channel) hold true to it rather than allowing areas of the business to go rogue for their own benefit. Also be far more timely in the delivery of sales comp plans to

    Symantec2019-06-03
  8. "Enterprise account manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Working with large organisations and large deals

    Cons

    Need to be in the right place at the right time

    Symantec2019-04-04
  9. "Very nice"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Symantec full-time

    Pros

    Good place to work nice offices

    Cons

    Big company processes can be slow

    Symantec2019-03-05
  10. "Former employee in Field Sales"

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    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Symantec

    Pros

    Great people and a grown up attitude to work

    Cons

    A few, but nothing that you wouldn't find elsewhere.

    Symantec2019-01-07
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