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Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA
Former Intern - Software Engineer Intern in San Jose, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (Less than a year)

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

It was a very friendly environment in general and you get to work with their product not on some side project. They also had good programs for interns throughout the summer and kept us very engaged.

Cons

They have a poor retention policy for interns and rarely recall interns from previous years or give them full time offers.

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    Network & Systems Consulting Engineer

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    Current Employee - Network Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA
    Current Employee - Network Systems Engineer in Atlanta, GA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Opportunities to technical learning is excellent.

    Cons

    Career advancement is very limited as the company is too big, and middle managers are insecure about their own jobs, thereby preventing subordinates from advancing over them.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on the development of the people (subordinates) that will help you advance in your own career, and not to be afraid to allow them to excel in their own career. Not everyone will step over you!!


  2. Good company to work for.

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    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Richardson, TX
    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Richardson, TX

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Excellent Benefits, plenty of opportunity to learn the latest techologies.

    Cons

    Long hours, always checking emails.

    Advice to Management

    Managers need to have working experience in the field for the technical team they manage.


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