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Very good to learn, work and enjoy life!!

Software Engineer III (Current Employee)
Bangalore (India)

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

Pros- If you are lucky, will get a industry leading feature/product development work
- Flexible work. Your manager will not ask your day to day or even weekly progress. Its up to you how to manage time. You just need to meet the final time lines

Cons- Though it is an MNC, HR Resourcing work is outsourced to local HR companies. They try every trick to take you with less pay.
- Fixes the grade and pay based on the present pay. So, if you were working in a same company for say 10 years, you will stand loose here. Job hoppers salary would be more at this point and seems Cisco welcomes them with good pay :(

Advice to Senior ManagementIf you are hiring some one spent good amount of years in one organisation, chances are that their base salary will be low compared to job hoppers. Keep this mind and provide them an advantage and place them in an appropriate grade and pay scale.

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

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I have been working at Cisco Systems

Pros: Powerful HR, Job security, and perks Cons: Sometimes feels like too bureaucratic, things might move slower than… More

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not a great place for a first job

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I worked at Cisco Systems

Pros: Nice coworkers. Good building and facilities. Can't really say much… Cons: Terrible support. No professional development. Didn't meet my manager until three months in to the job! Even then they weren't very helpful when I had… More

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