Cisco Systems
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great place to work

Business Consultant (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor for more than a year

Prosvery transparent - consultants are treated no differently than employees - full access - work can be lumpy but that comes with territory

ConsToo large and therefore too complex an organization - hard to get a lot done quickly - too many people have to consulted on every step of the way - lot of make work

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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challenging workload but working to improve conditions and corporate strategy

Product Lifecycle Prog Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

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


Pros: Improved strategy from the top and including intent to improve… Cons: offshore staffing is replacing USA staffing. In many cases this staffing is not sufficiently trained or not available during USA… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

 

Many smart folks, but need to play the game to advance

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

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


Pros: Working with smart people around the globe. Ability to travel. Lots of resources at… Cons: Politics, politics, politics. Need to self promote to get ahead. Frequent talk… Advice to Senior Management: Focus. Three to five year priorities the change every… More

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