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Cisco truly is a great company to work for!

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA

Pros

Challenging and fulfilling work
Competitive compensation
Great benefits - gym, daycare, on-site health center, excellent coverage for fertility treatment & adoption, and many incentitives to stay fit and give back
Flexible schedule with work from home and other locations option

Cons

Can be long hours if you don't self-manage your time
Not as much investment in outside professional development as I'd like

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Stay competitive with compensation... especially with top performers who should be a 1.0 or above comp ratio! Invest more in professional development for people... even make it mandatory to ensure development is taken seriously.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other reviews for Cisco Systems

  1.  

    Best work culture for all types of positions

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    Best work culture for all types of positions. flexible work timings. working from home is allowed. Overall treat employees well. Good benefits and internal advancement prospects.

    Cons

    management bureaucracy, cancellation of various projects because of mismanagement.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    reduce the bureaucracy

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  2.  

    I am satisfied with the company in general

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Leader I  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Leader I in San Jose, CA

    Pros

    Very open culture
    Good engineering work
    Enough complex to keep engineers busy
    There is some scope of innovation but requires lengthy research

    Cons

    Company is very big
    Things start late as we are more relying on acquisitions
    Less scope of innovations
    Company moves slow
    Very process oriented, is good + bad

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Encourage innovation

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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