Cisco Systems
3.5 of 5 4,207 reviews
www.cisco.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated Apr 14, 2014
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3.5 4,207 reviews

                             

75% Approve of the CEO

Cisco Systems Chairman & CEO John T. Chambers

John T. Chambers

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75% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Great Company!

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

ProsGreat people, flexible schedules and not too many office politics.

ConsSalary increases are not the norm here even if your up for a promotion. Lack of salary budget is common.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Best Place to work

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)
Lawrenceville, GA

I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern for less than a year

Prospeople are caring and want to help one another. the atmosphere is very calm. No one is hard tonesd and help is easy to find.

ConsI do not believe there are any

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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I have been working at Cisco Systems

ProsGreat access to resources and people.

ConsCan take time to get promoted. Often better to find a new role in same company

Advice to Senior Managementpromote great EE's or they will look for other opportunities within the company

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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I worked at Cisco Systems

ProsThe technology is cutting edge and the people are very friendly. The pay and the benefits are excellent.

ConsYou are expected to work hard and put in long hours.

Advice to Senior ManagementNo advice.

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Favorite job, my happy place :)

Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

Proswork from home, no micro-managing

Conslots of work, always busy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Riding the transition

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

ProsAt the forefront of internet of things, mobile and big date revolution.

ConsHW guys still lead, trying to transition to consulting and SW business model.

Advice to Senior ManagementLook at the wasted talent pool for both consulting and SW business.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome experience

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cisco Systems

ProsA company with excellent values of excellence and diversity

ConsNothing to say about Cisco

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San Jose, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year

ProsLearning Opportunities, company benefits, culture, and location.

ConsCisco is the boot camp of employers, if you're not ready for a challenge you should stay back at least 50 feet!

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep doing what you're doing.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Product

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I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

ProsGreat place can't imagine working anywhere else!

ConsDidn't like everything about it but I thought it was good enough

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people, great company

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

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

ProsSmart, committed people; great salary and flexibility, challenging work

ConsCisco is a company in transition, which means lots of change

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep moving forward...and keep communicating about our strategy

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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