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Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 8 Dec 2019

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4.1
85%
Recommend to a Friend
94%
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Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
5,073 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance is generally good with Cisco IT(in 2815 reviews)

  • "With best IT environment providing very flexible work style(in 1246 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "The best company ever"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Technical Writer 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cisco provides flexing working hours and individual growth.

    Cons

    The enroll process is a little bit longer due to the background check.

    Cisco Systems2019-12-05
  2. "Cisco"

    StarStarStarStarStar
    Former Employee - Technical Support Engineer 

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Learn opportunity is really good

    Cons

    None that I can think of

    Cisco Systems2019-12-04
  3. "product manager"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Product Manager 

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

    Pros

    the best workplace in the world

    Cons

    i have nothing dislike about this company

    Cisco Systems2019-10-31
  4. "Great Place to Work!"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Customer Success Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible, hands off management, you get what you give, very fair workplace.

    Cons

    We could still do with some more women in certain areas.

    Cisco Systems2019-10-22
  5. "Project Managers cross functional"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Project Manager in Sydney
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Large organisation with great benefits

    Cons

    No management support and poor communication in team

    Advice to Management

    Listen to staff and act on bullying and intimidation from management

    Cisco Systems2019-11-04
  6. "bureaucratic & underpaid, but relaxed"

    StarStarStarStarStar
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The tasks are quite easy and 2-3 days of focused work are always enough

    Cons

    Salary is not competitive, things are working too slow

    Cisco Systems2019-10-22
  7. "Would recommend Cisco as a company to work for"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great recognition (pay rise, bonuses, verbal recognition), supportive learning culture, flexible working, progressive work culture

    Cons

    Lots of organisational restructures which can make employees feel unsettled, which can make it hard to find the right person when support is needed

    Cisco Systems2019-10-07
  8. "Save yourself from Corporate politics"

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    Former Employee - Sales 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    self learning, stock options, innovations at HQ (US)

    Cons

    Terrible local Management, Politics, No pay hike (unless you know someone), No innovation (country/theatre level), Quid Pro Quo (all the time)

    Cisco Systems2019-11-03
  9. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Experience in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great Offices, Great People, Fantastic focus on helping the community

    Cons

    Command and Control from the USA and Systems need improvements,

    Advice to Management

    Ask the people at the front line for their opinions when it comes to changes

    Cisco Systems2019-08-31
  10. "Don’t stand still"

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    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great people and benefits, lots of opportunity

    Cons

    Revolving door of people

    Advice to Management

    Teach your people managers to spend more time with their people and make company culture a real thing again

    Cisco Systems2019-09-06
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