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"Good Company"

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Current Employee - Product Manager in Dallas, TX
Current Employee - Product Manager in Dallas, TX
Approves of CEO

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

Pros

Good pay, benefits and culture

Cons

Many Layoffs and and and

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Great Company - Bad Business Decision."

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    Current Contractor - AS Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Current Contractor - AS Project Manager in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great company culture. Great People. Great Salary.

    Cons

    Some challenging customers and clients.

    Advice to Management

    Global restructuring when we've had record profits and performance means I and countless other contractors (not mentioned in the cutback announcement) am SOL and job hunting again, despite great work. John Chambers can spin it all he wants....this is corporate greed at it's finest. Outsourcing jobs to India when the Americas made the record profits so stakeholders get good payouts and he gets a big retirement umbrella. Contractors MAKE the company money - so my personal professional opinion is that Cisco (John Chambers) is HURTING the company and countless contractors with this decision.


  2. "A great company to work for."

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    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Very talented coworkers, I learn a lot from
    Feeling that anything is possible.
    Culture of collaboration runs deep
    Bay Area hi tech culture is globally felt

    Cons

    Now a big company and can take a while to figure out how to get things done.
    Culture of collaboration does not suit all

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