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Primarily working within Marketing, Services and Product

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Current Employee - Services Marketing Manager  in  San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Services Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA

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

Pros

Great work life balance; I work mostly from home, and go into the office when I feel I need to.

Cons

I've been here for 8 years, received wonderful reviews, got some pay raises, but NEVER have been promoted. There is a sea of grade 10s like me who have been the same.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Instead of hiring 3 college grads who need one on one time, and nurturing, why not promote the folks who are actually making a difference in the workplace???

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Human Network?

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    Former Employee - Network Engineer  in  San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Network Engineer in San Jose, CA

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Good salary; very, very stable company. Rarely needed to go work over the weekend. Overall very 'comfortable'.

    Cons

    Zero social life; not too 'Human' for a "Human Network".

    I didn't agree on some of the liberal stands of the CEO.

    It's almost impossible to grow in it.

    I never really enjoyed my work there.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ask people how they feel, anonymously.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    There are a ton of smart and good people at Cisco. They also have a pretty decent culture. Given that the company is so massive, there are lots of opportunities to move around.

    Cons

    I think their cultural value of frugality has outlived its usefulness. Sometimes you need to spend a little money and take risks if you want to continue to innovate. The company seems to struggle with entering new product spaces beyond their core business.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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