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Good company to work for

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Current Employee - Senior Controller in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Controller in San Jose, CA

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

Pros

Strong brand and company reputation
Resume builder
Good opportunities to gain valuable work experience
Executes well for a large company
Good corporate culture

Cons

Frequent re-orgs but managed well
Stock has not performed
Finance promotes slower than other functions within Cisco

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Good progress has been made to date streamlining org structure and bureaucacy, needs to continue. Eliminating the council and board structure was long overdue.

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
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  1. Great Place to work, Excellent pool of intelligent professionals

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Very diverse and culturally rich place and well compensated.

    Cons

    too many acquisitions, lost a bit of it's original identity

    Recommends
    Approves of CEO
  2. Cisco is motivating if you have the drive for the volume of work available.

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    Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC

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

    Pros

    Great benefits/comp, positive team-members, challenging engineering issues.

    Cons

    Difficult customers, metric chasing, lots of middle-management shuffling currently.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on mitigating people from building org empires.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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