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A great company to work for.

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

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

Pros

Very talented coworkers, I learn a lot from
Feeling that anything is possible.
Culture of collaboration runs deep
Bay Area hi tech culture is globally felt

Cons

Now a big company and can take a while to figure out how to get things done.
Culture of collaboration does not suit all

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Very satisfued

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Service Sales Manager in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Service Sales Manager in Miami, FL

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

    Pros

    Great future, great initiatives and direction

    Cons

    Culturally is changing from a start-up culture to become extremely political with old management in a comfort zone.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Rotation of personnel. Promote within. Enhance HR BE.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company - Bad Business Decision.

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AS Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - AS Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Great company culture. Great People. Great Salary.

    Cons

    Some challenging customers and clients.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Global restructuring when we've had record profits and performance means I and countless other contractors (not mentioned in the cutback announcement) am SOL and job hunting again, despite great work. John Chambers can spin it all he wants....this is corporate greed at it's finest. Outsourcing jobs to India when the Americas made the record profits so stakeholders get good payouts and he gets a big retirement umbrella. Contractors MAKE the company money - so my personal professional opinion is that Cisco (John Chambers) is HURTING the company and countless contractors with this decision.

    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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