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"A strong company that recently lost it's focus but has the ability to re-focus and come back..."

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Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Business Development Manager in San Jose, CA
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Approves of CEO

Pros

Good people, John Chambers, work life balance, flexible work schedule

Cons

Politics, lack of focus, slow to make decisions lately

Advice to Management

Go back to command and control working model.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

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    Current Employee - Manager Engineering in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Manager Engineering in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Salary, Benefits, stocks, benefits, benefits

    Cons

    Long hours, pressure, pressure, pressure, pressure

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. "Great People, lots collaborative work, very open about sharing information."

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Creative people, challenging works, flexible work arangements. Good deal of freedom to set direction.

    Cons

    Un-organized, company direction is not clear, unfocused. Resource align is tough to achieve across organizations. Recent lay offs were not well co-ordinated, many surprises.
    Indian mafia.

    Advice to Management

    Focus the company, apply resouces to those area.

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