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Great Place to work, Excellent pool of intelligent professionals

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
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)

Recommends
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Very diverse and culturally rich place and well compensated.

Cons

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

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  1. Good company to work for

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    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 Management

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

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

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    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)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

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

    Cons

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

    Advice to Management

    Focus on mitigating people from building org empires.

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