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Excellent internship experience

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - College Intern in San Jose, CA (US)
Former Employee - College Intern in San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Great company, very knowledgeable peers from top universities, work is good, good compensation and you learn a lot. Flexibility and work/life balance is unmatched. Free movie tickets, tickets to amusement park, free frequent lunches, great gym, free train pass, lot of intern events with free food, pays for your tuition, San Jose a good place to live. College grads like me these days wants to work for more recent brands like Google, facebook, linkedin, twitter but companies like CISCO and others who have been there from decades are great places to start your career.

Cons

Since its a big organization, promotions and increments are not very frequent and can take time. But again, if you are talented and hardworking, you will get promotions and increments for sure.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give more challenging work and dont let people sit ideal

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Great Company to be with

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - IT Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than an year)

    Pros

    Futuristic company
    Lots of Career Growth opportunities.
    Contractor friendly Organization.

    Cons

    Its a human ocean and one needs to work strategically to get on to the growth track.
    Need to be self motivated and rest will be provided.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2. 5 people found this helpful  

    Pretty lame place to work

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Network Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    What pros? Come on, everyone I work with wants to leave. Some are actively looking outside the company. Let me see if I can think of a Pro.......pay...sucks.....management.....sucks, nope no Pros.

    Cons

    See above. But let me elaborate. Stocks suck. Company does not have a clue or identity any longer. Management in my team seems extremely distracted, even during my 1:1. Clueless is a good word to use. My annual evaluation was just a repeat of everything I used for my goals, nothing of substance, no personal assessment. Just lame. How fast can I get out of here! Help.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get a new job that you actually care about. Your lack of caring, concern and ethics is very transparent!

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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