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Technical Leader

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Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA

Pros

* Compensation
* knowledge base in the form of documentation etc
* process that is clear

Cons

* Management
* Culture
* no innovation
* no value to knowledge
* people treated as cheap labors

Advice to ManagementAdvice

work for the product and not for your manager

Doesn't Recommend
Negative Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Operations Director

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    Former Employee - Operations Director  in  San Francisco, CA
    Former Employee - Operations Director in San Francisco, CA

    Pros

    Significant transitions, not always well timed

    Cons

    Significant transitions, not always well timed, question relevance in new markets.. Beyond plumbing.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Deliver clear, concise mission, vision

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Once a great company that is losing it's edge.

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    Former Employee - Marketing Director  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Marketing Director in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    There are a lot of smart, great people at Cisco who have good intentions and work hard. It is very large company so there are ample job opportunities. Compensation and benefits are good.

    Cons

    The company has gotten too large for the current structure. The large number of acquisitions has diluted the once great culture. It has become very difficult to get things done. The company needs an infusion of new, aggressive leadership.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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