Cisco Systems
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A very great place to work, it feels like a company that cares even though it is a large company

Software Engineer (Former Employee)
San Francisco, CA (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems

ProsAn excellent yearly review system that results in an impressive bonus. Management is accesible and each year you have an opportunity to have a lunch with the CEO (and many others with the same birthday of the month) and ask him a question if you want to. Egronimic services are available to customize your desk if that is what you need.

Consthere could be more effort to compete with the tech start ups in providing a more interesting workplace. The offices are a bit drab.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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The people at Cisco are wonderful. They are definitely the strength of the company.

Program Manager (Former Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems


Pros: The people are excellent. I've made some lifelong friends there. Cons: The amount of work to be done can be overwhelming. With recent re-structurings things simply cannot be… Advice to Senior Management: Figure out what you want to do when you grow up. Then do it WELL without compromise. Recognize that, for the near time, you… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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