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Starent Networks Chairman & CEO Cisco John Chambers
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  1. "good"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Boston, MA
    Former Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Boston, MA
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    good place to work for.

    Cons

    No cons as such identified.

    Advice to Management

    no advice to managment provided.


  2. "One of the best companies in Mobile Packet Core Domain"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Starent Networks full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Work is really cutting edge and on latest technologies. Satisfying Job. Good Salary.

    Cons

    Although IT company, it has 9 hours daily work time with swipe in and swipe out.

    Advice to Management

    Overall a good company.


  3. "Great place to work"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    You get a chance to work in cutting edge technologies.Highly competitive environment.Good compensation & perks compared to the other big names in industry

    Cons

    Work pressure,Strict deadlines for project completion.


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  5. "great place to work"

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Documentation Lead
    Former Employee - Documentation Lead
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good technology
    Innovation
    down to earth approach towards employee
    Very approachable
    Care for people and customer driven organization
    Having faith in people

    Cons

    Very inconsistent procedures
    Very flexible system

    Advice to Management

    No advice as it is now part of cisco


  6. "Good Company to work with."

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    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Member of Technical Staff in Pune (India)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    - Flexibility in work time
    - Quality of work
    - Salary

    Cons

    - No focus on other Employee benifit
    - No training programs skill enchancement
    - Less opportunity for non-technical growth

    Advice to Management

    - Focus on other Employee benifit
    - Conduct training programs for skill enchancement
    - Clear approach on employee growth


  7. "OK"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Bengaluru (India)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    1. Good pay
    2. Good initial learning
    3. Good in resume
    4. Good stock options
    5. Can stick to a technical career

    Cons

    1. Absolutely crappy facilities
    2. Management might want to trap you into a particular field if it does not have enough resources there. So moving out of that particular group becomes difficult.
    3. Absolutely no employee participation in appraisal - no one to one etc.

    Advice to Management

    Take feedback from employees.


  8. "OK"

    Star Star Star Star Star
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Bengaluru (India)
    Current Employee - Distinguished Member of Technical Staff in Bengaluru (India)
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great Salary. Managers don't nag you.

    Cons

    Interaction amongst co-workers virtually absent. People work as if they are in a cocoon.

    Advice to Management

    Get out of the factory like building. Have good facilities.