Cisco Systems
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A great place to work

Systems Engineer (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

Pros-very open to work from home provided you deliver
-very visionary top management
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Cons-has gotten a bit bureaucratic especially in the middle management layers

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    a great place to work with alot of smart and fun people

    Business Operations Manager (Former Employee)
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    I worked at Cisco Systems


    Pros: - there are good benefits, including a good daycare - culture… Cons: - promotions are slow to come - stock keeps going down or stays low - projects move slowly due to… Advice to Senior Management: need to make more of an effort to reward the good work of… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great Start 8 years ago - now a really lousy place to work

    Director, Business Development Cisco Sales (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems


    Pros: Open Framework and employee empowerment limited by excess process and layers of management. Culture is under considerable pressure with layoffs and reductions. Great place for… Cons: Too many directors, VP and SVP's protecting turf and process. Chambers blew it with Wall Street but the board gave him his job again… Advice to Senior Management: Fire Chambers and bring real accountability to the managers and directors. Stop the lip service to Walls Streeet since the reality is that Cisco has… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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