Cisco Systems
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Cisco is one of the best companies to work for as far as work balance life.

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

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

ProsSchedule flexibility. Depends on the nature of your job, however from my experience, I've been able to achieve a successful career and still be present for the afterschool and in-class activities, sicknesses and other situations where a typical "in-office" 8-5 job would not allow.

ConsTyring to achieve a job change within a different organization within the company can be challenging.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more into the in-house career movement tool

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

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I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern for less than a year


Pros: It was a very friendly environment in general and you get to work with their product not on… Cons: They have a poor retention policy for interns and rarely… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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Great company to work for

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Dallas, TX (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year


Pros: This is my first 'real' job out of college - and I can say that the role I was hired into provides the right amount… Cons: Sometimes that speed of work could be a bit slower than I would like - but I think that is due to… Advice to Senior Management: Increase the budget for R&D to maintain a competitive stance… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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