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"Very good company, strong collaboration"

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Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

Pros

everyone has a voice, from line workers up through the chain of leadership; very family oriented, really focused on customers

Cons

slow in making decisions due to the strong collaboration; since everyone has a voice, reaching consensus is quite long

Advice to Management

none at the time..

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "In the right team, potential for a great learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Former Employee - Software Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Highly technical development work
    * The opportunity to be recognized for your work through bonus and awards
    * The company focuses on a lot of areas, so I had opportunities to work on many projects
    * Great training available

    Cons

    * Salary on the lower end and doesn't move much
    * Managers are entirely hit or miss in their management abilities
    * Things can move slowly if you don't have a motivated team
    * Too many processes and layers

    Advice to Management

    - Make appropriate salary increases to recognize good workers, especially in remote locations.
    - Remove some of the management layers


  2. "Proposal and Bid Manager"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Proposal Manager in Frederick, MD
    Current Employee - Proposal Manager in Frederick, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The quality of professionals that I have worked with are the best in the industry.

    Cons

    Like many IT companies Cisco is susceptible to economy ups and downs.

    Advice to Management

    Cross use of employee skills and review of their expertise should be utilized to re-position people before they are laid off or let go.

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