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One of the best places to work

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Current Employee - Service Manager in New York, NY (US)
Current Employee - Service Manager in New York, NY (US)

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

Pros

Great work environment, awesome benefits and opportunities to advance in career. Love the culture to do the right thing for your employees and customers.

Cons

Would like to see more structured programs on career building and moving around within the company. Also, regular raises would be great.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Rate teams instead of individuals if you want better results, sometimes people are competing more than collaborating that hinders in the overall growth of the company.

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Positive Outlook
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    A place you can live your life and enjoy having a family and yet still make a living working.

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    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Product Marketing Manager in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    I like the fact I can work from home. I like that Cisco wants us to have a family life and not just a working life.

    Cons

    If your a contractor you are stuck! there's no growth opportunities even though they claim there is.They lose out on a lot of talented internal workers because the company is so big and rather than empowering a contractor that is already here they look for externally talent.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Cisco has some of the best talented people already working for you. Instead of promoting jobs externally look within your own contractors that are already here. It's easier for me to quit and be considered at Cisco than being a contractor trying to get that full time job. Contractors have talent we just aren't given the chance or our bosses aren't given the reqs to hire us.

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
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    Great employer, if you have the right manager

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in London, England (UK)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    An incredible degree of flexibility and innovation in all aspects of the business combined with a strong focus on employee development.

    Cons

    Your experience will largely depend on your manager. A good manager will take you far, whereas a weak manager will impede your career.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to your managers--retaliation and favoritism are rife, and have the potential to damage your business and your brand going forward.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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