Cisco Systems
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Software Engineer III (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

ProsGood work culture, flexibility, work life balance, six month bonus, good benefits, teamwork

Conssalary hike is not assured even though both you and company perform well, employee performance review process is not that great, poor middle management.

Advice to Senior ManagementPoor middle management

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Pros: From a people, technology and product perspective, Cisco is by far one of best high tech companies… Cons: Cisco leadership encourages employees to attain an equitable work/life balance. However, given the extreme workload… Advice to Senior Management: Engage more often with your employees. Listen and take action on their ideas, input and feedback. Specifically, focus on employees… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Great company to work for, but certainly not perfect.

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


    Pros: Interesting place to work with a relatively good corporate culture. Competitive salary, good benefits, and… Cons: Too many products with development spread around the globe, which… Advice to Senior Management: Executives pay lip service to empowering engineers and then force technical decisions down the chain. Some products that you work on get canceled because they… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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