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"Tough place to work, all A+++. Players"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chicago, IL
Recommends
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great benefits
 great use of collaboration technologies they we sold.
A lot of autonomy
"work is an activity not a location"

Cons

Lacks team environment
Working all the time due to amazing technology, there is never a day off.
Cisco managers hire to what has worked in the past, the market has changed and they need to mix it up.

Advice to Management

Know your talent and provide opportunities for internal recruiting.
More diversity, not all white males..

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Cisco is a good place to work for a corporate environment"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Supply Planning Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Supply Planning Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Flexible work schedules, good benefits, smart people, comfortable pace

    Cons

    Can be long hours, especially working with overseas partners, career growth can be stunted, a lot of "fire drill"


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Great"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Sales in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good products and market share

    Cons

    High Pressure in sales to overachieve

    Advice to Management

    Keep listening to the feedback

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