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Good pay, decent benefits, flexwork options

Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

ProsCompensation (base salary + bonus + stock grants) are higher than most established IT companies. Plenty of internal collaboration technology to enable work from practically anywhere with an Internet connection. Fairly good autonomy as long as you do your job well (setting objectives and achieving them).

ConsVision/strategy at exec level is very good though execution is typically slowed by too many layers of management. Career advancement is challenging because 1) company is no longer growing rapidly, and 2) not much attrition at senior levels.

Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to sharpen focus on execution!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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


    Pros: The company has good benefits and salary Cons: leadership not as strong as it used to be. Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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    Probably the company with the highest IQ I've ever workedat

    IT Analyst (Former Employee) Raleigh, NC (US)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


    Pros: Competitive pay, good benefits and the advantages of contributing in a world-class, world-leading institution. Most management is flexible and focused on results. Definite benefit to… Cons: Has lost some of the agility as it has grown. There are some people who still cling to the past rather… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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