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"Great place to work."

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  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
  • Comp & Benefits
  • Senior Management
Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
Former Employee - Program Manager in San Jose, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

Pros

Empowerment of employees at all levels. Ability to make your own decisions. Opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies. Company provides training for all types of technologies. Excellent corporate culture.

Cons

Limited Salary increases, not automatic each year.

Advice to Management

Need to keep compensation competitive.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Worked there 16 Years....good place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Director IT in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Director IT in San Jose, CA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Many opportunities to advance and do different jobs. Broad product portfolio and services. Great pay and benefits

    Cons

    Became too big and lost focus

    Advice to Management

    Stick to the basics and figure out what you are good at and execute.


  2. Helpful (3)

    "Worked at Cisco for 10 years. The company lost its glory and working environment is toxic now."

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Many good and smart people.

    Cons

    Super political - stacked ranking causing constant fights among divisions.

    Advice to Management

    Get rid of excessive VPs, directors, and managers who are at Cisco just to extend their retirement fund.


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