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It was a job

Security Officer (Current Employee)
Boxborough, MA

ProsI worked weekend shifts during college. it wasnt bad. it would only suck when we had to work 12hr shifts when someone needed time off. consisted of walking around, driving, sleeping, and going on the computer.

Conslack of coverage when needing time off.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    I love it

    Software Engineer IV (Current Employee)
    Austin, TX

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time


    Pros: I get to work on a large project where hard work is respected and occasionally rewarded. Code reviews are taken seriously and smart solutions are… Cons: It is not just enough to be an amazing developer; you must also have the trust of your peers who may be… Advice to Senior Management: Cisco salaries are lagging other top tier employers in the… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Cisco is big company with lots of opportunity, but you need to find a manager that supports you to succeed.

    Finance Business Manager (Current Employee)
    San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Opportunity (worked in Mfg, Eng, and Finance), highly-recognized brand, supportive… Cons: You really need to proactively manage your career here. B/c this is a big company, you can get lost in the shuffle quite… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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