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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

  1. "a lot of politics"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    open communication from CEO and upper management

    Cons

    no career growth. Too much politics

    Advice to Management

    should value quality more than quantity


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    "Worst management, nasty politics, stereotypical managers"

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    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in San Jose, CA
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Great HR policies, benefits and good pay.
    liked it before the 2007 recession days .....not any more

    Cons

    No respect, no recognition, too much nasty politics and back stabbing, stereo type managers in Engineering
    too much unstable management ....

    Advice to Management

    know the difference between smart workers and politically correct people.
    You are loosing diverse work force due to stereotyping in engineering

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