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"Awesome Company - but getting big"

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Former Employee - Senior Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
Former Employee - Senior Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Excellent pay and benefits
Engaged leadership team, works to be open, honest
Interesting products and projects
Fast-moving, execution oriented
Extremely dedicated workforce

Cons

Work-life balance is a challenge
Becoming slower and more political (in certain groups) as it gets larger
Total compensation shrinking as stock option driven incentives become smaller, less lucrative
Active performance management can erode trust/collaboration in teams

Advice to Management

Focus on staying agile

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 - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Fantastic company, great people, great opportunity for growth

    Cons

    I really don't have anything negative to say about the company


  2. "Cisco is a good company to work for."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager III in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Program Manager III in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Cisco is a global company with a good culture and provides flexibility to have greater work/life balance.

    Cons

    One area of improvement is creating more opportunities for career advancement.

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