Cisco Systems Employee Reviews about "big company"

Updated 26 Dec 2020

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  • "Nice pay Pay Flexible work hours WFH Ambience(in 1351 reviews)

  • "Strong company with flexible work from home positions(in 1270 reviews)

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  1. "Solid company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Former Freelancer - NONE in Sydney
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    Interesting projects and good experience

    Cons

    Big company with ever changing management

  2. Cisco Systems - Customer Experience | Division of Cisco Systems

    "Review"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - General Manager in Melbourne
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Life balance Great culture and people

    Cons

    Big company succession planning can be challenging

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  3. Helpful (2)

    "No interest in staff growth"

    1.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Sydney
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Big company with a big name and a lot of smart people to learn from.

    Cons

    Spends more time putting people down, then helping them grow. They also do not keep promises to their staff.

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    "Operations Manager"

    3.0
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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Big Company perks: Medical, Travel etc... Opportunities to learn and get perspective from a very large scale

    Cons

    Negative Culture. Pessimism and uncertainty were common place amongst employees. People felt that while they could develop and learn, there was little opportunity to use those learnings and progress.

  5. Cisco Systems - Engineering - Software | Division of Cisco Systems

    "Amazing Company"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Data Scientist in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits and pay. Time off is generous.

    Cons

    Since it's a big company, you get a little lost in the shuffle.

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  6. "Good"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Business Analyst in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Amazing people and great culture.

    Cons

    The normal cons of a big company.

  7. Cisco Systems - Customer Experience | Division of Cisco Systems

    "ok place"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Systems Engineer in Austin, TX

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    big company leader in industry

    Cons

    too big to innovate and change

  8. Cisco Systems - Engineering - Software | Division of Cisco Systems

    "I want to retire here"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Business Systems Architect in Research Triangle Park, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great company culture which an eye towards social responsibility. It's like an extended family.

    Cons

    Big company - comes with your standard big company challenges

  9. "Great"

    4.0
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    Former Employee - Sys Engineer 

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    shares program really good benefits gym benefits blue chip health care benefits

    Cons

    big company lots of management and easily lost in the chain

  10. "Fine company to work for"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer IV in Amsterdam
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Well organized and cultural awareness

    Cons

    Big company >50.000 so less flexible

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