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Great company to work for!

  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
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 (More than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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 Management

None

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    Cisco is the best

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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 (More than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. An excellent growth experience

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

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    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 Management

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


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