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"Contractor at Cisco systems"

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Current Contractor - Program Manager in Milpitas, CA
Current Contractor - Program Manager in Milpitas, CA
Recommends
Neutral Outlook
Disapproves of CEO

I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (More than 8 years)

Pros

Casual, structured enough, flexible enough.

Cons

Upper Management heavy, middle management heavy.
Contractors do more work than employees.

Advice to Management

If a contractor has been around and performing better than your employee. Fire one, Hire the other.

Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems

  1. "Great company to work and enhance your career path"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Manager II in San Jose, CA
    Former Employee - Software Engineering Manager II in San Jose, CA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good benefit and opportunities to grow

    Cons

    work-life balance, executive lack of competency

    Advice to Management

    Collaborate and put customers' interests before your own.


  2. "Could be better, could be worse"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in San Jose, CA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer I in San Jose, CA

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

    Pros

    flexibility, 401K matching, health insurance

    Cons

    bad management, impersonal, not so competitive pay, have to pay for the gym, crappy food at cafeteria

    Advice to Management

    Get more involved in company's initiatives. Managers don't seem involved in what's happening outside their group. No need to be so isolated from the rest of the company

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