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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)

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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    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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    Comfortable job but not much room for improvement

    Software Engineer (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: Cisco pays well. There are stock opportunities, bonuses, and I work some with pretty great and smart people. It's very family friendly here and… Cons: Unless you work in one of the big home offices (SJ, RTP, Richardson), it is hard to get career opportunities. Lots of politics and things… Advice to Senior Management: Know who is contributing and recognize and reward them! Get things out to… Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More
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