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A very large company.

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Endless opportunity, easy path up for careerists, access to cutting edge technology, chance to make a real difference in the world's largest markets.

Cons

Endless big-company hell. Filled with careerists and nepotism/friends-and-family hires. Everything takes four times longer than it would in even a mid-sized company.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Kill about ten X more programs than you already have. Stop investing in stupid crap.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Enriching experience

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Really, some of the best minds in the field of networking/technology work here.

    Cons

    You need to follow-through a lot at times, to get things done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    A Bit more openness about whats happening would be really helpful.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    GOOD work to do,depends on the business Unit you are in

    Cons

    Once in not much of any hikes/growth can be slow

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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