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  1. "Good place to work with talent people and poor management"

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    Former Employee - Security Architect in Cork
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Smart people Work life balance Learning environment Industry leading products

    Cons

    Poor management such as no idea what they will be building or running Reluctant to positive change No incentive or career progression opportunity

    Advice to Management

    Spend less time in meeting on what to bring changes rather than ask fellow staffs Defined structure on how you'll reward the employees over time, not personal choice Focus less on hiring more numbers, rather priortize on existing talents

    McAfee2019-06-14
  2. Helpful (2)

    "Ok place to start IT sales, seasoned professionals stay away"

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    Former Employee - Account Manager in Cork
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance, nice people

    Cons

    - Absolutely no vision and strategy changes with the wind - Management is mostly a glorified excel sheet and mostly cares about holding their jobs, not about actually building and improving the organization - Selling a extremely technical solution requires technical knowledge but this aspects seems to be completely overlooked and the training focus is on trivial stuff - Getting anything internal done requires a lot of time and effort since there are no processes in place - Most of the best talent has left in the past couple of years so there has been a massive loss of institutional knowledge - Compensation model does not reflect the reality The culture itself feels like a cult. You are being told day in day out how McAfee is the number 1 cyber sec company in the world but the reality is something completely different. You are supposed to drink the Kool-aid, not bring up any lagging or negative aspects of the company. Start following the company around the web and you'll notice how most of the marketing revolves around how the CEO has been nominated by some obscure website as the "most innovative leader" and yet the company is falling apart.

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    Advice to Management

    - Clear house, come up with a long term strategy and follow it

    McAfee2019-09-19
  3. Helpful (1)

    "Opportunities are there, but the work environment is horrible"

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    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    - Good job opportunities outside Cork - Solid strategy and execution (so far) - Financial power of Intel Corp

    Cons

    - Low pay - Massive sales floor is akin to a chicken farm and the noise level / office climate is dreadful - Poor flexibility with respect to work/life balance

    McAfee2013-10-26
  4. Helpful (2)

    "Good company with very good work and life balance"

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    Current Employee - Software QA Engineer in Mahon
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Work / Life Balance. Nice career opportunities Open culture Freedom

    Cons

    No fringe benefits offered at work place.

    Advice to Management

    Do something about the employee benefits

    McAfee2012-11-01
  5. "Fine place to get some cyber security experience"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Excellent people to work with within the local office Good place to learn about cyber security Good work-life balance Free LaCroix and fruit CEO is genuinely a great person

    Cons

    Your first line manager doesn't have much visibility into upper management Heavily loaded with cheap, low quality offshore engineering labor, highly inefficient Heart is totally focused on maybe-IPO, will do what it takes to make this happen Upper management actually does not align to company values, even though it's posted all over the office All Life at McAfee marketing seems false once you're an employee there Slow paced

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    McAfee2020-01-04
  6. "Technical Intern"

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    Former Intern - Anonymous Intern 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at McAfee

    Pros

    Great learning experience as well as good work-life balance

    Cons

    No such cons , great company for freshers

    McAfee2019-11-18
  7. "Software engineer"

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    Former Contractor - Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at McAfee for less than a year

    Pros

    Good work life balance Good culture More oppurtunity for acheiving

    Cons

    Food orders you cant collect at your door steps.

    McAfee2019-11-13
  8. "Web analyst"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at McAfee full-time

    Pros

    Great workplace, good work life balance

    Cons

    More challenging opportunities should be presented

    McAfee2019-11-12
  9. "Support Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Support Account Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Company, work life balance, good culture

    Cons

    Not great pay maste, flat org so not many career opportunities

    McAfee2019-10-22
  10. "Great Place to Work"

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    Former Employee - Software Development Engineer 

    I worked at McAfee full-time

    Pros

    1: Collaborative Work Environment 2: Work Life Balance

    Cons

    1: Repetitive work 2: Company Politics

    McAfee2019-10-30
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