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"Good company to work for, but hard to find personal growth"

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Cisco has highly qualified people working for them in many areas. It's easy to find support and mentoring. They provide flexible hours, and support working from home.

Cons

Cisco over the years has taken away employee benefits to improve bottom-line performance. This has resulted in a drop in employee satisfaction. Bureaucracy has crept in over the years. It will take some time to restructure the company to be a strong and growing player again like it used to be.

Advice to Management

Bring back employee benefits, however small they may be.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Grest Job"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Employee - Hardware Engineer in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The People
    The Benefits
    The Location
    The Culture

    Cons

    Company Direction
    Mature, Slower Growing
    Too Many Layoffs


  2. "A great company to work for and have a balanced personal life."

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Richardson, TX
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Richardson, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Challenging problems and exceptional talent.

    Cons

    Still holds on to older technologies and doesn't invest much in user experience.

    Advice to Management

    invest more in User Experience.

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