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"a great place to work with alot of smart and fun people"

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  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Business Operations Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

- there are good benefits, including a good daycare
- culture of open communication
- friendly and challenging work environment

Cons

- promotions are slow to come
- stock keeps going down or stays low
- projects move slowly due to large siloed systems. takes a long time to bring alignment amongst groups in order to move a project forward.

Advice to Management

need to make more of an effort to reward the good work of the employees in some way even if not monetary (when budgets are being cut).

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "good"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Engineering Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good compensation
    Work/life balance most of the time

    Cons

    Too much politics and promotion within own network

    Advice to Management

    none


  2. Helpful (1)

    "It's nice to work here"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Good Company,
    Large,
    Competitive,
    Broad portfolio to sel

    Cons

    At times too large
    Upward mobility somewhat hindered with ridiculous HR people/rules

    Advice to Management

    Realize that sales keeps the lights on, i realize this is an IT company and run by a bunch of techies, but no sales, no light, no compay - make iteasier for us to sell

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