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Cisco Systems Human Resources Interview Questions

Updated Oct 25, 2014
Updated Oct 25, 2014
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Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
Anonymous Interview Candidate in San Jose, CA
Application Details

I applied through a recruiter. The process took 8+ monthsinterviewed at Cisco Systems in July 2008.

Interview Details

the process itself was fine, the candidate experience was OK. What was confusing is that I was considered for at least 4 different jobs - twice the jobs were eliminated mid-process. the other two times I interviewed for one thing and was passed to another manager for another thing. it was just a bit confusing.

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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems in September 2014.

    Interview Details

    They were fast and efficient in arranging the interviews, went through a few rounds of positive interviews but the last round interviewer was rude. I got rejected with no reason given , it was rather odd to me.

    No Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview
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    Human Resources Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Anonymous Interview Candidate in London, England (UK)
    Application Details

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 6+ weeksinterviewed at Cisco Systems in November 2010.

    Interview Details

    Started with a recruiter screen after a direct contact. Started with a couple of phone interviews, mostly about background and potential interest. They looked to find out why I might leave and if my CV was legit. Took some time to arrange in-person interviews with several people. Seemed more like who was available that day than real decision makers or people I'd work with. Took a couple more weeks to do video interviews with hiring manager and peers. Style felt a bit like "prove to us you are not incompetent!" Site visit followed to impress. Was never really sure where I stood but got an offer anyway...but I lost interest after the video interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • If you had to terminate yourself, what would be the reason?   View Answer
    Reasons for Declining

    Company culture not a fit, long-term prospects not as promising as current employer.

    Declined Offer
    Neutral Experience
    Average Interview

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