Cisco Systems
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7 people found this helpful  

Don't go there. Better opportunities in smaller networking companies

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA

I have been working at Cisco Systems

ProsVery safe, secure, and comfortable job. Great place to hide and do nothing (while pretending to be doing something), like two third of the people there.

ConsVery limited growth opportunities, lousy salaries.

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend

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Good, stable employment, but nothing exciting

Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Research Triangle Park, NC

I have been working at Cisco Systems


Pros: If you're raising a family, and are looking for a stable employer with decent pay, good benefits and flexible working arrangements (in at least some… Cons: Cisco is very slow to adopt new technology, and its development strategy, when there is one, is plodding at best. Product direction is more political… Advice to Senior Management: Cisco's senior leadership often has very good strategic ideas, but it fails in driving those through the political quagmire of middle management. More than once… More

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San Jose, CA

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Pros: Cisco really focuses on execution, and a can do attitude Cons: The workload is very heavy Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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