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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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in San Jose, CA
Recommends
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. "Love where I work"

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

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

    Pros

    The challenges the job gives you.
    How Cisco helps to develop the networks we use daily
    Working with different cultures

    Cons

    Not being face to face can be challenging
    Can be overwhelming, if you are not good at managing your own career
    Language barrier because of the different cultures


  2. "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

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