Cisco Systems
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Lots of churn - reorg. Seems like job or departmental changes every year.

Senior Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

ProsLeader in the space. Flexible work schedule.

ConsDepending on the manager, no accountability. Poor inter-functional communication.

Advice to Senior ManagementTime for a change at the top. Divide and spin off parts of the company.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great people, hard to personally make an impact

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San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years


Pros: The people are top notch and there are a multitude… Cons: Much of the work done at the Director level and below… Advice to Senior Management: Acknowledge that Cisco is no longer a growth company No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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The Race to Mediocrity is one Race you do NOT want to win.

Engineering Manager (Former Employee)

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Good pay and Benefits package Cons: Company taken over by bean counters who bend over to pick up nickles letting dollars bill fly over their heads.Cisco culture has been replaced through… Advice to Senior Management: Remember the old Cisco based on performance and creating a win win for both the company as well as the employees and customers. Stop cutting… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend More

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