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Software Engineer (Current Employee)
Dubai (United Arab Emirates)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

Prosno competition, have much tens but minimum working hours

Consthere is no any reason at all

Advice to Senior Managementplease don't copy with others

No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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A golden cage

Senior Software Engineer (Former Employee)
Netanya (Israel)

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Salary, yearly bonus, nice atmosphere, no pressure Cons: rare promotions, not many career oppotunities, politics Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Company still too top heavy, but with some great employees

Senior Operations Manager (Current Employee)
London, England (UK)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: There are some wonderful employees at Cisco, and generally a very strong work ethic. Most people are genuinely trying to do their best for… Cons: Weak HR means that managers deal with an antiquated performance management process (based on a 15 year old GE model); lots of unhealthy politics at… Advice to Senior Management: Allow the new HR leader to implement real and substantive change to performance management, management education, and to create an independent HR function. Before… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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