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Great training opportunities, flexible schedule

  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Network Engineer in Boxborough, MA
Former Employee - Network Engineer in Boxborough, MA

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

Pros

Telecommuting, training, labs are great, cutting edge gear

Cons

Complicated management practices, low stock price

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Communicate less through email

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    Cisco Systems

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

    I worked at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Cisco has a flexible work environment

    Cons

    Over the past few years, periodic layoffs!

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please stop outsourcing

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
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    if you like large companies...

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

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    You get all the benefits of a large company. You get VPs who's only job is to decide what flavor the soda is in the vending machines. It may be inefficient at times, but a lot of firepower can be brought to bear on a problem/market/product.

    Cons

    BIg companies have a lot of history, legacy products, existing customers, old code etc... Hard to be nimble.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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