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Good place to work. Great Benefits and work-life balance.

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

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than an year)

Pros

- Great Benefits (Health Insurance/ESPP/401K/PTO)
- Work Life Balance
- Flexibility to do what you want.
- Stability
- Number 1 in it's industry and starting to expand to other areas as well.
- Alot of projects to work on (Depends on your BU I guess)
- Tuition Reimbursement for graduate school

Cons

- No yearly salary increases, once in a few years. (Also depends on BU)
- Slow moving and decision making company. Probably because it's an old company.
- A lot of old timers waiting for retirement.
- Bureaucratic

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Hire more new grads or young blood to help boost up morale and get the momentum going again.

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Neutral Outlook
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    Good non-salary benefits and work-life balance even if the salary is not the best in the business.

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

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Benefits like 20 days of PTO; Good 401K match; ESPP; Wide variety of work and exposure to a lot of different technologies; Experience favorably viewed outside the company; Good work-lief balance.

    Cons

    Slow and too much red tape in they do; Not enough emphasis on keeping employees happy; Trying to do too many things until recently; Not "cool" enough for some! :)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need more focus.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    great place

    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Denver, CO

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

    Pros

    good motivation, large company with lots of prospects

    Cons

    long hours are required for big projects

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