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Cisco is the best

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Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer V  in  Richardson, TX
Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer V in Richardson, TX

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

Pros

Work from home
Training
Restricted Stock Grants
CAP Awards
Growth
Compensation
Flexible hours
Flexible travel
Purchase Card
Travel and Expense Card
Employee Stock Purchase Program

Cons

Drinking from fire hose
High pressure environment
High expectation level
Sometimes overly ambitious goal setting

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep up the good work

Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

Other Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1.  

    Great company to work for!

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Integrated Marketing Communications Manager  in  San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Integrated Marketing Communications Manager in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great place to learn and grow your skill set. There are so many opportunities for career advancement and training. They take care of employees with great pay and benefits. Fast paced and exciting!

    Cons

    Lots of interesting personalities and some struggle over control of projects.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    An excellent growth experience

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Lead
    Current Employee - Technical Lead

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

    Pros

    Endless learning opportunities, involvement with emerging technology, Competitive benefits

    Cons

    Growing bureaucracy and mixed messaging from management (see year end numbers for FY13)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Trying to be an IT company isn't a Cisco strength, Cisco needs to return to its core values.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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