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Pioneer in networking and network equipments, but a little bit touch and unfair to its employees

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

- Very strong network technology experience - Serious engineering team, with strong experience and talents and they know what they are doing - Very business oriented - Huge portfolio of network products, technologies and services - Worldwide work locations with flexible policies about remote working

Cons

- Tough on employees, specially engineering - Ranking up is difficult - Monetary compensation is a little bit on the low side

Advice to Management

Please watch for your employees and their state-of-mind since they are the ones bringing the value to the company.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. In right place at right time

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cisco continues to be a great place to work. Lots of interesting people, lots of interesting technology and well positioned for the future. There are always different opportunities spread around the world. Work/Life can be strained sometimes, but overall very flexible on when and where employees can work having a direct impact on where employees can learn, live and "play"

    Cons

    There has not been much movement on stock price to make the working ranks wealthy. There is not enough merit based promotions.

    Advice to Management

    Stay out of the consumer market.


  2. Longevity

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Engagement Manager in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The future is very bright.

    Cons

    Can feel to big to get stuff done.


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