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"Very laid back. Optimal for ppl who want to have work life balance"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
Doesn't Recommend
Disapproves of CEO

Pros

Work life balance
Good work
Good brand value

Cons

Oppurtunites for growth are less

Advice to Management

Need to keep changing faster to compete with market

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. Helpful (1)

    "good workplace overall but internal transfers are difficult or impossible without contacts"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Good workplace amenities.
    Good training opportunities.
    Good collaboration tools.
    Emphasis on collaboration as a core value.

    Cons

    No sense of commitment to American workers. Budget and bottom line drive everything.
    The Cisco engineering employee pool seems overwhelmingly Asian and not very diverse.

    Advice to Management

    Invest in and hire more workers in the United States.
    Recognize and reward more than just the superheroes in the employee population.


  2. "Great company, finally starting to grow up"

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

    Pros

    Great hard working committed people in a professional environment

    Cons

    Leadership needs to step up a drive real change and get leaders to stop being individual contributors with helpers

    Advice to Management

    Improve your leadership teams from vps to senior mgrs, folks were promoted not because of what they delivered but who they know and act on poor performance.

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