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Updated 19 October 2017
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  1. "About"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Applications Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Would feel proud with so much of parties occasionally

    Cons

    Lots of work stress in the company and would wait for the weekend to come

    Advice to Management

    Can reduce the work stress..


  2. "Computer hardware and networking"

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    Former Employee - Computer Hardware & Networking in Chennai
    Former Employee - Computer Hardware & Networking in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    My childhood disire I wants too work on you company

    Cons

    I won't do any negative thinks always possitive

    Advice to Management

    Nothing


  3. "Good place to work at early stages"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Life balance
    Good campus and other benefits

    Cons

    Its mainly a market driven company, does not have much of a R&D thrust.
    Huge bureaucratic burden


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  5. "Good place to start career"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good work life balance.
    Good resources to advance career.

    Cons

    Not an Engineering driven company. It's more of marketing driven organisation.


  6. "Great company to work for except firing"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Lot of benefits - Food court, cab, day care, insurance, sports, games ..etc
    No micromanagement
    Work culture is good.
    Can learn new technologies
    Nice place to start career

    Cons

    High risk of employee firing. Not just one employee but whole team.

    Advice to Management

    Please evaluate on individual employee performance before you fire rathan than removing the entire business unit just because there are no profits


  7. "Senior software Engineer"

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    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Good Work Culture .
    Lot of things to learn if interested .

    Cons

    Nothing to say.
    Lot of Layoffs.

    Advice to Management

    Nothing to say


  8. "Good work life balance"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work and balance life outside work

    Cons

    Lost in a big maze


  9. "Very Good Company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bengaluru
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    the best thing about this company is the culture

    Cons

    nothing much. almost everything is good

    Advice to Management

    Please treat your employees with respect


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    "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Bengaluru
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Work Culture, Work Life Balance, Top class colleagues

    Cons

    Networking technology is getting commoditised fast.


  11. "Best place to work at in terms of work-life balance"

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    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Bengaluru
    Current Employee - Product Engineer in Bengaluru
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Flexible Working hours and WFH option.

    Cons

    Limited vertical growth opportunities, Same policy for all departments for bonuses

    Advice to Management

    Should be providing better year end hikes to keep up with growing economy


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