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Great work culture

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA

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

Pros

- Work life balance
- Predictable life
- Brand recognition
- Chance to switch into so many roles and products

Cons

- Too large
- Slow upward mobility
- Standard rewards

Advice to ManagementAdvice

None

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Good work and personal life balance

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Dallas, TX
    Current Employee - IT Analyst in Dallas, TX

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good work and personal life balance and flexible working hours.

    Cons

    Bad management decision and money spending on less priority projects.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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    Great kickstart to a new career. Balanced work-social life.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    - good learning experience with new bleeding edge technologies.
    - many options to move internally
    - good growth opportunities

    Cons

    - might be a little slow to climb the ladder
    - unevenly distributed salaries
    - sometimes gain promotions without merit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    motivate employees with more compensation or incentives

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