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"Very dynamic, changes galore"

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  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - IT Architect in Santa Clara, CA
Current Employee - IT Architect in Santa Clara, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

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

Pros

Access to lots of smart people and technology, as well as lots of good methodology in place to help success

Cons

Slower pace than startups, new ventures here tend to be more chaotic. Established business lines have figured out a lot of things

Advice to Management

Give more freedom to smaller groups to be creative and run fast and free

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Learning Opportunity and good compensation/benefit

    Cons

    Lack of visibility and require politics savvy

    Advice to Management

    Recognize low level engineer effort


  2. "Good company, good job"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Lots of rewards for top performers. Learning and adapting to change are encouraged.

    Cons

    Lots of work for everyone. Work-life balance is not always honored. If your work is valued, the more hours you put in, the better rating you can get.

    Advice to Management

    Practice work-life balance, encourage it, model it.

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