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"Good company with great university out reach program."

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  • Senior Management
Former Intern - Test Engineer in San Jose, CA
Former Intern - Test Engineer in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (More than a year)

Pros

- Good and knowledgeable people.
- Good work / life balance.
- Opportunities to move around within the company.

Cons

- Dated look and feel of work environment.
- A large percent of passive employee.

Advice to Management

- Find ways to challenge and motivate passive employee who has been there for way too long and too comfortable in their bubble. There is a large amount of wasted potentials.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "it is a big company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    work and life balance well

    Cons

    take time to get promotion

    Advice to Management

    be more aggressive for the whole team


  2. "Great Company"

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

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

    Pros

    Very large = Very many opportunities to move and get varied experiences; the company and most managers promote movement after a few years in role

    Cons

    Gets tougher to grow as you move into managerial roles; Decision making can be a tad slow at times but getting better in the last few years

    Advice to Management

    Constant re-orgs cause frustration; Make the hard decision quicker;

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