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"Good Place to Work"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Engineer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Overall, great coworkers
Freedom to initate programs and drve alternative solutions.

Cons

BU structure unwieldly - no synergy between entities. Mistakes repeated neadlessly due to lack of adequate communication within BU's.

Advice to Management

Reevaluate the BU Corporate Structure - combine redundant functions into Central support groups.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Prepare to work long hours, forget about work life balance, strains your relationship with significant other"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    bonus payments and flexible work environment

    Cons

    highly political, has nothing to do with your performance-- your hard work and long hours often not recognized.

    Advice to Management

    Promote based on performance not just political ties


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    "roller coaster"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    If you are in right spot/group ( which are now few ) then technology and work culture is still like old cisco ..when it developed and delivered top notch product and solutions

    Cons

    Politics is taking its toll .. now its more like Lucent or nortel in there last few years

    Advice to Management

    Fix dead man walking :-(

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