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Cisco is one of the best companies to work for as far as work balance life.

Business Analyst (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

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

ProsSchedule flexibility. Depends on the nature of your job, however from my experience, I've been able to achieve a successful career and still be present for the afterschool and in-class activities, sicknesses and other situations where a typical "in-office" 8-5 job would not allow.

ConsTyring to achieve a job change within a different organization within the company can be challenging.

Advice to Senior ManagementInvest more into the in-house career movement tool

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Wonderful company to start you career straight out of college.

IT Analyst (Current Employee)
Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year


Pros: Cisco has a bunch of perks; Flexibility, Growth, Exposure, Work/Life Balance, Great Atmosphere,… Cons: Cisco only has a couple of negatives in my opinion. Performance reviews are slightly unfair but don't really harm you(meaning you are more likely to… Advice to Senior Management: Send your employees once every 2 years to shake hands in primary… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Ideal company to work for

Enterprise Architect (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years


Pros: Great culture Ample opportunities for career progression Above market compensation package Cons: Limited innovation and agility to market Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More

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