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Cisco Systems Reviews in India

Updated Jul 26, 2014
All Employees Current Employees Only

3.9 219 reviews

93% Approve of the CEO

Cisco Systems Chairman & CEO John T. Chambers

John T. Chambers

(158 ratings)

87% of employees recommend this company to a friend

Review Highlights

Pros
  • Good work/life balance (for most) with plenty of tools to help get that done(in 534 reviews)

  • It is very flexible environment where most people can work from home if they desire(in 301 reviews)


Cons
  • No part-time options for professionals wanting work-life balance while raising a family(in 161 reviews)

  • The result is a dilution of culture and a race towards big company mediocrity(in 149 reviews)

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    Anonymous Employee (Former Employee)

    ProsAmazing work culture, supporting staff

    ConsAssumption that the candidate is an experienced professional

    Advice to Senior ManagementSpend time explaining basics first

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The Best Place to Work

    Tools Consultant (Former Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsAwesome Culture, Employee Benefits and Retention policies are Remarkable.

    ConsNothing i had to share.

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

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    A very good company to start off your career

    Software Engineer I (Former Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsWork-life balance, amazing facilities, smart and humble people around you, atleast in the dev teams. A lot to learn in the initial stages of your career.

    ConsFrequent re-organization, perks vary depending on the business unit unfortunately. If you are enthusiastic, you will be challenged, if you just want to get on with moderate workload, this is also possible. So, it is upto us to take on heavy workload or not.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Amazing Company to Work For

    Software Engineer IV (Former Employee) Chennai (India)

    ProsEffective Collaboration
    Amazing Product Management Team
    Love the Product Roadmap process and follow up
    Skillful Marketing
    Good HR practices

    ConsNothing specific to be added in the Cons Section

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

     

    Great company to work with!

    Network Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsWorking here is awesome! The work culture.. ppl around.. managers etc.. are really good

    ConsHaven't noticed any so far..

    Advice to Senior ManagementKeep it up guys!

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great Place to work

    Customer Support Engineer II (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    ProsGood knowledge on cisco platform, much deeper than you can think.

    ConsStressful job, no time for other than work.

    Advice to Senior ManagementThey try to re-design and it works 50/50 only

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Cisco is very good company for improving networking skills

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Pune (India)

    ProsWork life Balance, Very ethical company.

    ConsDecision making is very slow.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good company

    Engineering Manager (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    Prossalary , location, company cabs ,

    ConsEmployee motivation , promotions, work satisfaction

    Advice to Senior Managementnurture the roots , company will thrive

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Good work

    Software Engineer (Current Employee) Bangalore (India)

    Proshuge market share. can influence the industry as hole. sits on cash. freedom in work.

    ConsMiddle management bulge. cant innovate and rely on acquisitions for innovations. spends lot of money in acquisitions. legacy platforms.

    Advice to Senior Managementlot of managers not adding values to tangible growth of organization

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

     

    Flexibility of WFH

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsWorking From Home Option is available

    ConsSalary and hikes lately have been very less

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