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Great place to build a career

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Former Employee - Director in San Jose, CA (US)
Former Employee - Director in San Jose, CA (US)

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

Pros

Excellent co-workers, great work-life balance, excellent opportunities for growth if you are willing to go the extra distance

Cons

Hsa become quite slow in making decisions

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Neutral Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Cisco System is a very nice place to work

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    Current Employee - Manager, Software Development in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Manager, Software Development in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    It has a very open culture and takes care of it's employees well. Most of the time work ethics and responsibility taken by employees are good

    Cons

    Off late, open culture is going away, by virtue of cisco allowing it's acquired companies to giving a complete free hand and that has destroyed some of the good DNA of Cisco. Most of the time, the head of these acquired companies and it's VPs manipulate things just under the nose of Cisco's heads just for their personal growth and destroy the team and later run away to other companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Let there be Cisco's DNA, principles and work ethics be made mandatory to acquired companies and it's heads and VPs and keep a tab on it.

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    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Great Company just needs to focus more on innovation

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    Smart People
    Work Hard, Play Hard

    Cons

    Not as innovative as it use to be

    Approves of CEO
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