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From startup to cooperate life is definitely a culture shock.

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Former Employee - Operations Specialist in San Bruno, CA
Former Employee - Operations Specialist in San Bruno, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems

Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Resources is unlimited in the networking world, delegating responsibilities towards others is achievable here. Working from the bottom up is a far reach for those whom hope to succeed at Cisco.

Cons

Promotions are as rare as a Dodo Bird, management needs to stop hiring 3rd party consultants and help their current employees excel in the company.

Advice to Management

Believe in your team, help them achieve accolades that will benefit both the company and personal goals. This will help with morale

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  1. Great as a company but raise and promotion very hard to get

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems

    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible environment and great place to work if you want to balance family and work. Lots of project to work on and good bonus.

    Cons

    promotions- FORGET IT you will not get it. performance review does not have any effect on promotion. Salary raise- Forget it


  2. Wonderful place to work

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in Santa Clara, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in Santa Clara, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    I have been enjoyed working at Cisco. The company provided the very good benefits. It is a friendly working env. with many learning oppertunities.

    Cons

    The company is big, so some of the processes between the dept. are different, which would require some detailed coordinations.

    Advice to Management

    Keep focused on Cisco's core products. Keep focused on employees. Keep making the company sucessful and keep leading the new technology.


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