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Great company to work for

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Technical Lead  in  San Jose, CA (US)
Current Employee - Technical Lead in San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

Pros

Learning Opportunity and good compensation/benefit

Cons

Lack of visibility and require politics savvy

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Recognize low level engineer effort

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    A very satisfying ride so far..

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Excellent culture of freedom and empowerment, great people, great work. One man being at the helm has obviously helped largely retain focus on the company's goals. As an employer, Cisco provides so many opportunities to learn and challenge oneself! Truly satisfying if you are looking for stability and growth too .

    Cons

    Not the best paymaster. Cisco has grown in size and a result slowed down over the years and there's more "governance" now than before, some of it which seems like red tape

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Do not compromise on hiring standards and bring in inadequately skilled people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    bad management (managers)

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer  in  Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    - good infrastructure
    - work life balance

    Cons

    - handwork and productivity are not valued and not convert to componsation and increment.
    - managers are biased.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    value and support people who are really contributing to the work.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
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