Cisco Systems
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Great Company to be with

IT Analyst (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems as a contractor for more than a year

ProsFuturistic company
Lots of Career Growth opportunities.
Contractor friendly Organization.

ConsIts a human ocean and one needs to work strategically to get on to the growth track.
Need to be self motivated and rest will be provided.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Pretty lame place to work

Network Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

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


Pros: What pros? Come on, everyone I work with wants to leave. Some are actively looking… Cons: See above. But let me elaborate. Stocks suck. Company does not have a clue or identity any longer. Management in my team seems extremely distracted,… Advice to Senior Management: Get a new job that you actually care about. Your… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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Flexible, decent pay, collaborative environment, but moves too slow in today's tech world

Program Manager II (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year


Pros: Very flexible work environment. People are generally very smart, open, and helpful. Very large campus allows for… Cons: Cisco has put a lot of red-tape in the way of an agile and quick work environment. You can get lost easily in this… Advice to Senior Management: Continue to invest in developing talent. Young ambitious employees quickly hit the wall and many choose to move to different companies to continue to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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