Cisco Systems - Good non-salary benefits and work-life balance even if the salary is not the best in the business. | Glassdoor
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"Good non-salary benefits and work-life balance even if the salary is not the best in the business."

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Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
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Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Benefits like 20 days of PTO; Good 401K match; ESPP; Wide variety of work and exposure to a lot of different technologies; Experience favorably viewed outside the company; Good work-lief balance.

Cons

Slow and too much red tape in they do; Not enough emphasis on keeping employees happy; Trying to do too many things until recently; Not "cool" enough for some! :)

Advice to Management

Need more focus.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "great place"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Denver, CO
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Denver, CO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    good motivation, large company with lots of prospects

    Cons

    long hours are required for big projects


  2. Helpful (1)

    "Good and rapidly changing company"

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    Current Intern - Summer Intern in San Jose, CA
    Current Intern - Summer Intern in San Jose, CA

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Well structured with a bunch of talented people; Supportive corporate culture; Encouragement of multi-area exposure

    Cons

    Sometimes a bit over communication; People prefer tele communication than seeing each other face to face, even if they're in the same building

    Advice to Management

    Listen to what the younger generations say

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