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Updated Oct 18, 2019

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4.1
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85%
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93%
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Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
4,946 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work-life balance is generally good with Cisco IT(in 2757 reviews)

  • "With best IT environment providing very flexible work style(in 1221 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "Would recommend Cisco as a company to work for"

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    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
  2. "Great Place to Work"

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    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
  3. "Don’t stand still"

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    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
  4. "Best cultures in the IT industry"

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    Current Employee - BDM in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Get to work with the smartest people around you who are always willing to help Growth opportunities to work anywhere and the management is fully supportive of the progression flexible work hours and location, ideal for parents

    Cons

    workforce reduction every year creates an environment of uncertainity

    Cisco Systems2019-09-03
  5. "Great Company"

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    Former Employee - Client Executive in Sydney
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Welcoming , open, progressive, supportive , leader in most quadrants , flexible work environment, great peers and all-round team

    Cons

    Focus on longer term strategy, execution as opposed to day to day management of forecast / numbers

    Advice to Management

    Never lose customer focus , keep a customer first mentality

    Cisco Systems2019-08-18
  6. "Work with some great people"

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    Current Employee - Technical Leader 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learn anything about the technology

    Cons

    Once you join the salary hikes are non existent

    Advice to Management

    create career growth and career movemnt

    Cisco Systems2019-07-29
  7. "Best place I’ve worked"

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    Former Employee - Partner Marketing Manager in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Flexible working, freedom to thrive, amazing leaders

    Cons

    Flexible working often means being contactable at all times

    Cisco Systems2019-07-17
  8. "Great platform less opportunities"

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    Former Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    You can learn as many technologies as you want

    Cons

    Less opportunities to get promotion

    Cisco Systems2019-07-29
  9. "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Network Administrator in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Great Management Good work balance, I love my job.

    Cons

    There are no cons, this company is great

    Cisco Systems2019-07-19
  10. "Corporate fail!"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in North Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, innovative product line, Vision of the company

    Cons

    Gender discrimination in the name if diversity, local sales management is flag bearer of nepotism.

    Advice to Management

    Make your hiring process similar to AWS, Google and other SaaS companies.

    Cisco Systems2019-08-09
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