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"Great Benefits, overall a good company to work for"

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

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

Pros

Benefits are amazing, flexible work practices, work from anywhere as long as your manager is okay.
I enjoy the people i work with, the people are seasoned in their careers so lots of things to learn from each other. We are a 'family' sense of culture.

Cons

transparency
recent multiple layoffs
older buildings
'grandpa' in the business

Advice to Management

transparency
less layoffs
manager your employees careers and help them to succeed.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Large company and Great Experience"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Contractor - Release Test Lead in Milpitas, CA
    Current Contractor - Release Test Lead in Milpitas, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Aggressive environment, easy to commute

    Cons

    Long hours, full time opportunities are limited

    Advice to Management

    None


  2. "It was nice working for Cisco Systems"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer (Project Lead) in Dallas, TX
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer (Project Lead) in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    1) Great projects 2) Bigger scope 3) Decent pay 4) Multi-location experience

    Cons

    1) Narrow scope to grow vertically 2) Feedback system is not effective

    Advice to Management

    Best individual contributors in development engineering organizations are not "fully" recoganized and comensated with salary hikes and promotions, thereby the company loses great talent. This is due to, partially, poor feedback mechanisms.

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