Cisco Systems
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Great place to work for stable career

Senior Product Manager (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsExcellent work culture
Flex Time, work from remote locations
Benefits are good
Bonuses are well paid out
Team spirit and camaraderie is high

ConsLimited Growth Opportunities
Talent Recognition is dependent on the leading manager
Promotions are hard to come by
No clear picture of career growth track

Advice to Senior ManagementBuild talent from the inside
Do not look for external media personalities to enhance the company executive management profile
Focus on Services

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    It all went down hill.

    Technical Lead (Former Employee)
    Research Triangle Park, NC

    I worked at Cisco Systems


    Pros: It used to be a good place to work. Experience looks good on… Cons: In Cali, India or China it is probably an ok job. In RTP, you can be in sales or support and possibly have a future.… Advice to Senior Management: If your goal is to get rid of your best, brightest, hardest working staff, … No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More
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    Great job for anyone looking to developing expertise in networking techologies

    Network Consulting Engineer (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems


    Pros: Great opportunities to work closely with strong engineers Plenty of autonomy… Cons: Not as fun as it used to be. You might be… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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