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Great Place to Work

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Current Employee - Engineer in Raleigh, NC
Current Employee - Engineer in Raleigh, NC

I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than an year)

Pros

Flexible Work environment (work remote/and onsite) , my Department managements are great. Judged on work performance, and no micro managing. My Team is a great group of people and very easy to work with. Many long term employees.

Not at all what I expected from such a large company. (much better than expected)

I would say that my time at Cisco so far has been the best employment experience in my entire career.

Cons

Contracting verses Employee. Wish to be converted to Employee.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Model all Departments after CCAT Group. Consider converting more contractors who are preforming well to employee status.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    super fun

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    Former Employee - IT Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - IT Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (less than an year)

    Pros

    relaxed culture, learned a lot, flexible work hours, great people, management values interns a lot

    Cons

    not very many, they always take feed back on the intern program to improve the experience

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    keep up the good work

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    High quality company with excellent people talent

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    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 an year)

    Pros

    Work/life balance, excellent people and plentiful talent, still a good culture and values about fair play and caring for people

    Cons

    An interesting mix of strong hatred of clear goals with accountability, thick red-tape bureaucracy, self-serving senior leadership that has been brought in externally mixed with the wrong sort in power internally

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Continue to invest in developing talent. Young ambitious employees quickly hit the wall and many choose to move to different companies to continue to progress. Create more programs for high-performers to gain visibility, take on new and challenging projects within or outside their current role, and don't be stingy with bonuses for a job well done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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