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Great place to Work

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Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than a year)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Great Culture, Carrer oriented, a great place to learn and grow professionally. I loved working at Cisco. They provide flexible hours, and support working from home

Cons

Learning to navigate within a large and dynamic company can prove challenging for new hires.Too Many Layoffs

Advice to Management

Value more employees that really beleive in the Cisco Culture

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  1. A great global company to work for

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    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 8 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Market Leader in the Networking arena
    John Chambers - a visionary leader helping the company stay ahead of competition

    Cons

    Company has grown very large, not as nimble like some of thier smaller competitors
    Very slow stock price growth

    Advice to Management

    The "council" format of management was not working very well, as it added a lot of confusion trickling down to the rank and file

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    Former Contractor - Video Production Specialist in Milpitas, CA (US)
    Former Contractor - Video Production Specialist in Milpitas, CA (US)

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

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    Pros

    Worked with great people in the Video Production team

    Cons

    Terrible culture, no color in the walls or cubicles, cubicles

    Advice to Management

    Upgrade those offices into a more modern space

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