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"A company that grew too big, too fast"

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  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Good bonus plan + good work/life balance

Cons

Very slow growth, lot of chains in management

Advice to Management

CEO needs to retire

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

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    "Work expereience after joining as a fresher"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Transparent commnication from management, excellent work culture.
    Good employee benefits including healthcare and transportation.
    Good visibility to higher management.
    Startup kinf of environment in some business units.

    Cons

    Very big place, you may get lost especially if you are a fresher.
    Innovation is reducing.
    They seem to believe that it is better to acquire than innovate which is not a good sign.

    Advice to Management

    Try to connect better with your employees


  2. "Cisco - Networking Team"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Good Pay
    Campus is huge and has wonderful facilities

    Cons

    Work quality depends on the business unit in which you are working
    Manager plays an important role in assigning the quality work

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