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Good work and personal life balance

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Contractor - IT Analyst in Dallas, TX (US)
Current Contractor - IT Analyst in Dallas, TX (US)

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

Pros

Good work and personal life balance and flexible working hours.

Cons

Bad management decision and money spending on less priority projects.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

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    Great kickstart to a new career. Balanced work-social life.

    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    - good learning experience with new bleeding edge technologies.
    - many options to move internally
    - good growth opportunities

    Cons

    - might be a little slow to climb the ladder
    - unevenly distributed salaries
    - sometimes gain promotions without merit

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    motivate employees with more compensation or incentives

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    Excellent Career

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

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging, interesting work with great teawork culture. A lot of opportunity to provide value and initiate positive change, even at the invividual contributor level. Supportive and respectful management. Great technology and effective technical direction leadership. Excellent work-life balance. Recent hires from competitors has provided fresh industy insight and ideas that have been positive overall for Cisco.

    Cons

    Some business operational challenges/inefficiencies that are now clearly being addressed. Learning to navigate within a large and dynamic company can prove challenging for new hires.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Keep up the good work and continue to foster the Cisco family culture.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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