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"Cisco is a great company to work for."

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Current Employee - Senior Technical Writer in San Jose, CA
Current Employee - Senior Technical Writer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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

Pros

The culture fosters trust and respect. Flexible work hours allow employees work and life balance. Happy employees make a happier work environment, Start-up mentality encourages new ideas and approaches.

Cons

Too many layers of management. Managers bring their own friends foster ting nepotism. relocation of jobs overseas.

Advice to Management

Please pay attention to individual contributors and don't get bogged into the management ladder. Upper management must pay attention past the layers of management to the backbone-- individual contributors.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "like any big software company"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Had the opportunity to work on exciting products

    Cons

    Big organization. Management - top heavy. Slow.


  2. "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


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