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Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 26 February 2015
Updated 26 February 2015
5,769 Reviews
3.6
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Cisco does a wonderful job of allowing its employees a superb work-life balance (in 666 reviews)

  • It is very flexible environment where most people can work from home if they desire (in 369 reviews)


Cons
  • No part-time options for professionals wanting work-life balance while raising a family (in 184 reviews)

  • If you want some short term real good big company experience it is a good place to be (in 170 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    Very good company to work for!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Operation Management Analyst in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Business Operation Management Analyst in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Quality work, good salary, Employee friendly, Flexible

    Cons

    Do not see any cons as such

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Manage the human resources better

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
  2.  

    Good company to work with

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Technical Support Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    not much micro management comparatively

    Cons

    no transparency in appraisal process

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    please look into the core job performance with more importance and not just what has been done extra.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    Awesome!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Software Engineer II in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Its a cool place to work .

    Cons

    To grow in Career , it is upto the individual. No one forces for anything.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    good company to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    - Great company
    - Great infrastructure
    -

    Cons

    - Nothing specific.
    - Work may look monotonous at times...

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Good company to work for

    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Networking domain experience is good

    Cons

    I do not have nay as of now.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

  7.  

    good work life balance.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bangalore

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    Good company with employee friendly benefits.

    Cons

    some projects will not be exciting

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    NA

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Good work culture, A great place to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Bangalore
    Current Employee - IT Engineer in Bangalore

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

    Pros

    Good place to work in terms of flexibility and type of work. company allows you to work in the area of your interest with business values to Cisco. Good work life balance and amazing work culture.

    Cons

    You need shape your carrier, the hikes and promotions will be comparatively slower than the other companies.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    good stable job

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    good work culture, decent pay, work-life balance

    Cons

    slow career growth, no onsite opportunity

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Great experience for a new undergraduate student. Good for people who are considering a job in the IT industry

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Intern - CollegeTech Undergrad in Bangalore
    Former Intern - CollegeTech Undergrad in Bangalore

    I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern

    Pros

    Lot of networking opportunities, the teams are very friendly and cooperative. Lot of collaboration between the different groups

    Cons

    No research opportunities, shifting between teams is difficult

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    good

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    a good work life balance

    Cons

    some time tend to get stagnant

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    none

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