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Cisco Systems Overview

San Jose, CA
10000+ employees
1984
Company - Public (CSCO)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year
#WeAreCisco, where each person is unique, but we bring our talents to work as a team and make a difference.

Yes, our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns, but our edge comes from our people.

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Mission: Cisco wants you to bring your uniqueness, join teams to solve challenges, and work together to get results. Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco!

We connect people, process, data and things, and we use those connections to change our world for the ... Read more


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2018 (#89), 2009 (#35)

Company Updates

  • This Customer Success team is probably one of the most sporty teams at Cisco. Read on to see how they support each other's fitness goals! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ8pN

    On Track Fitness with Cisco's Customer Success Team

    Life At Cisco Marta Dyer - May 22, 2018 - 0 Comments Honestly, I was a little nervous to work at Cisco. After spending a career in outside sales where I was always on the move, I worried what coming back into an office environment might mean for me.

  • Happy #Ciscoversary Jill! Can you belive that she's celebrating her 18th year with us? ��
    Read on as she shares a few of her favorite things about Cisco. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ8ck

    18 Years at Cisco, On Purpose.

    Life At Cisco Jill Shaul - May 17, 2018 - 19 Comments Contributors: Jill Shaul I've been here for 18 years. On purpose. People ask me why. Recruiters speculate that I'm lazy ( pfff) while coworkers call me crazy (not really, or at least not often, but it rhymed so nicely).

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Cisco Systems – Why Work For Us?


Working at Cisco is a Snap(chat). 


What is a day in the life like at Cisco? There's no place else to get a more raw, authentic view of what that's like than by watching the WeAreCisco Snapchat channel. Every day is an employee takeover! Some days you'll see engineers innovating, security employees hard at work keeping people safe, etc., but every day, you'll see we like to always have a little fun while we're making a difference with our technology. 

Be you, with us! #WeAreCisco

Bring your unique self to work with great teams, and together as #WeAreCisco, imagine the possibilities!

Flexibility and Trust

We are transforming today's workplace and workforce with our culture of flexibility and trust.

Open Employee Communications

We engage in open and transparent communication with employees, fostering a timely, two-way flow of information.

Employee Development and Advancement

By enhancing our employees' skills, we are able to innovate more successfully.

Inclusion and Diversity

Our commitment to inclusion makes us a better company and a stronger global competitor.

Balancing Life, Promoting Wellness

We offer programs to promote wellness and help employees achieve life balance. 


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We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

We are hiring across nearly every organization at Cisco. No matter the team, you will work with colleagues who are smart, passionate, and diverse. Just like you. So only one question remains…Where do you want to make a difference? 

 

Valued Uniqueness

Cisco employees come from different countries, backgrounds, genders, ages, ethnicities, and abilities. Each of us has our own unique approach to life. Want to know where you fit in? - Visit us to learn more! 

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Cisco Systems Reviews

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    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    One of the best companies to work for.

    Cons

    Not much of cons to list here

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Cisco Systems Photos

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Cisco Systems photo of: Cisco's Early in Career team in San Jose
Cisco Systems photo of: Cisco's CHILL Lab team
Cisco Systems photo of: Employee WeAreCisco Snapchat contest for #Halloween - Florida flamingo and her flexible working coworker monster
Cisco Systems photo of: Employee WeAreCisco Snapchat contest for #Halloween - found you Waldo!
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Cisco Systems Interviews

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Getting an Interview

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    Pre-Sales Engineer Interview

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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.

    Interview

    It took for a few weeks to get the offer. I had one phone and onside interview with team members and managers. I got my offer after the interview process

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Cisco Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • Great Workplaces for Giving Back, Great Place to Work, 2017
  • Best Workplace for Flexibility, Fortune, 2016
  • World's Best Multinational Workplaces, Great Place to Work, 2016
  • Top 100 Most Diverse & Inclusive Organizations Globally, Thomson Reuters, 2016
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