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One of the best place to work

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

I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good Management, Flexible work schedule.

Cons

Too many managers Takes time to adapt to new technology

Recommends
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  1. 3 people found this helpful  

    Not very good

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cisco Systems

    Pros

    Big company with good base salary

    Cons

    Difficult to get anything done.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Hire some young talented people

  2. 2 people found this helpful  

    Territorial and Political

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    It is great to be able to work from home and maintain a relatively flexible schedule.

    Cons

    The marketing organization at Cisco is one of the most political organizations I have ever worked in. There is a constant land grab going on, people crowing about work they did that is simply their day job. Politics are commonplace, especially in large organizations, but this is ridiculous and not exactly a motivator. Also, make sure you negotiate well in terms of your incoming salary because raises are non-existent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Quit talking out of both sides of your mouth, take care of your people.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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