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Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Lots of smart people who are really passionate about their work. Good benefit (health, vacation, 401K)

Cons

Too much outsourcing especially for engineering.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work!

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    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Management is engaged, great place to work, flexible, great pay, and great location.

    Cons

    Cube size, to many meetings, busniess units (functional groups) to centered.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep site of employees advise.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Good place for balanced work!

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    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    Team work, comparatively less politics

    Cons

    Too much emphasis on process vs innovation and productivity

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Don't spend so much buying little companies with big prices - employees feel left out of the game even though we're working just as hard

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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