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Great place to work !

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

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

1. Company is employee friendly - treats its employees well 2. Compensation, Bonus, Promotion, etc are objectively determined and largely merit based

Cons

1. Slow moving adapting to new trends 2. Too many management layers

Advice to Management

Reduce the number of management layers and speed up decision-making.

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    HR overhaul badly needed

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

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

    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Pay, Benefits, technology, ability to move from job to job and gain experience. Top management in place for a very long time

    Cons

    Top management in place for a very long time. 2nd Tier HR leaders, need leaders from top rated companies. Too much churn in HR - no commitment from Top management to HR.

    Advice to Management

    Time for new leadership, walk the talk on leadership, diversity and gender


  2. Helpful (1)

    Good place to work for long term

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Austin, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Austin, TX

    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

    Good work/life balance and have chance to work with smart people.

    Cons

    Frequent lay-offs, no considerable pay raises.

    Advice to Management

    Have proper planning and better pay when compared to competitors.


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