Cisco Systems
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Good place to start of your career

Software QA Engineer (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

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

ProsFlexibility of work location.
Knowledgeable colleagues.
Helpful team mates.
Manager who listens to you (well in my case!)

ConsPay is standard and can be more.

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

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Great place to work-- but the glory is fading...

Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Great benefits, competitive salaries. Fairly easy to move around within… Cons: Competing product lines and priorities. Way too many corporate initiatives to be effective. Work/life balance very difficult due to… Advice to Senior Management: Listen more to technical thought leaders. Trim product lines and… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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great employer but sometimes misguided

Senior Director (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: great compensation and benefits, smart people, strategy in question at… Cons: too many ppts ! and over scheduled meetings Advice to Senior Management: stick to enterprise Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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