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

Business Operations Manager (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

Pros- there are good benefits, including a good daycare
- culture of open communication
- friendly and challenging work environment

Cons- promotions are slow to come
- stock keeps going down or stays low
- projects move slowly due to large siloed systems. takes a long time to bring alignment amongst groups in order to move a project forward.

Advice to Senior Managementneed to make more of an effort to reward the good work of the employees in some way even if not monetary (when budgets are being cut).

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    The people at Cisco are wonderful. They are definitely the strength of the company.

    Program Manager (Former Employee) San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems


    Pros: The people are excellent. I've made some lifelong friends there. Cons: The amount of work to be done can be overwhelming. With recent re-structurings things simply cannot be… Advice to Senior Management: Figure out what you want to do when you grow up. Then do it WELL without compromise. Recognize that, for the near time, you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    A very great place to work, it feels like a company that cares even though it is a large company

    Software Engineer (Former Employee) San Francisco, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems


    Pros: An excellent yearly review system that results in an impressive bonus. Management is accesible and each year you have an opportunity to have a lunch… Cons: there could be more effort to compete with the tech start ups… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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