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"it is a good company but it is a marketing oriented rather than technical oriented"

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  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Shanghai, Shanghai (China)
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Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

flexible working environment and people relationship is good

Cons

salary is not good, always busy with project but no extra time to improve employee

Advice to Management

rating the employees according to their performance or by sending emails

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Good pay, decent benefits, flexwork options"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Compensation (base salary + bonus + stock grants) are higher than most established IT companies. Plenty of internal collaboration technology to enable work from practically anywhere with an Internet connection. Fairly good autonomy as long as you do your job well (setting objectives and achieving them).

    Cons

    Vision/strategy at exec level is very good though execution is typically slowed by too many layers of management. Career advancement is challenging because 1) company is no longer growing rapidly, and 2) not much attrition at senior levels.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to sharpen focus on execution!


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good Culture with work life balance."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Good Work Culture
    Work Life balance

    Cons

    Lack of Career Growth
    Low increments


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