Cisco Systems - Corrupt. No promotions. Women over 40 laid off. | Glassdoor
  1. Helpful (3)

    "Corrupt. No promotions. Women over 40 laid off."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    Current Employee - Senior Manager 
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Flexible work conditions (work from home)

    Cons

    - No career progression - Politics - Backstabbing colleagues - Total lack of leadership, strategy or management

    Advice to Management

    Poorly managed with constant layoffs.

    Cisco Systems2017-11-09
  1. "Great Company, Excellent Coworkers"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Lawrenceville, GA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    I always worked with terrific people at Cisco. The team was talented and fun to work with.

    Cons

    Very corporate and so many simple tasks can be complicated.

    Advice to Management

    Smaller teams of talented people. More people doesn't always mean faster results.

    Cisco Systems2019-12-05
  2. "Great technology"

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    Current Employee - Product Specialist in Phoenix, AZ
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Great place to earn if you are afforded the chance

    Cons

    consistent goaling issues, not a lot of balance and a lot of internal politics

    Cisco Systems2019-12-04

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