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Highly unintelligent and unchallenging work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - S/W Engineer in Bangalore (India)
Current Employee - S/W Engineer in Bangalore (India)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than an year)

Pros

Not much work, plenty of free time.
New technologies
Good learning

Cons

Management and ratings are irrational
Not much intellegent work, mostly boring and redundant stuff

Advice to ManagementAdvice

May be more fair is job assignments and ratings

Doesn't Recommend
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    A company that grew too big, too fast

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Good bonus plan + good work/life balance

    Cons

    Very slow growth, lot of chains in management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    CEO needs to retire

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Heavy weight company with major heaviness in everything it does

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Netanya (Israel)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Netanya (Israel)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Company has amazing reach and allows for massive changes to be done, when looking to get a product out to the field it is a very impressive machine

    Cons

    Company has outgrown itself, and not only is it no longer nimble, it discourages any fast pace movement in the organization, innovation is to be bought instead of done in house whenever possible

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    look for more opportunities for risk taking and innovation, break some of the process driven shops and create something that will bring back the light back to the eyes of the employees

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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