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Fantastic work environment with great people, culture, compensation, benefits, facilities, resources - can go on and on!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Account Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
Current Employee - Account Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

Pros

Best in class solutions for customers in the industry, Can be confident to know you have a great company behind you and value-add solutions that help our customers achieve their business goals and plan for the future. Many resources available to help you be successful in your role. Fantastic team environment. Most employees are smart, hardworking, and always willing to help. After 90 days you can typically work from home 1 day a week. Challenging goals and high expectations from management, but a culture that emphasizes work life balance and is of the, get your work done and do what you have to do mentality. Good flexibility and very little micro-management. They hire good people and treat you like adults, meaning they trust you to be productive and get things done. Great long term career opportunities and exposure to many different roles and career tracks. Your options are endless. Many employees at company for 10-15+ years; very unusual these days, especially in IT. This is a testament to the wonderful culture at Cisco.

Cons

Large corporation that can be cumbersome at times. Must be very flexible as things change regularly. Days fill up quickly with many meetings, training, etc., not all of which are of great value. Have to learn what is important and what you can skip. Tools can be frustrating to work with, still use way to many Excel spreadsheets for things and underutilization of CRM capabilities.

Advice to Management

Keep up the good work! I have always been very impressed with the quality of the leadership in my organization.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. Great company with good benefits, but a little bureaucratic at times

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

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Typically work with qualified and fun colleagues on sales opportunities. Can be a fast-paced environment depending on your job role. Overall the management does a pretty good job and the benefits are comparable to other companies in the area

    Cons

    It's a large company, so some amount of bureaucracy is to be expected. It's not nearly as bad as some of the other companies I've experienced, but it does exist.


  2. Cisco is a great titan of networking that values its employees but has its drawbacks typical of most large corporations.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Milpitas, CA
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits and massive network and various career opportunities

    Cons

    Older workforce, minimal perks, slower moving with many layers of corporate bureaucracy...Milpitas


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