Cisco Systems India

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Cisco Systems India Reviews

Updated 27 January 2015
Updated 27 January 2015
536 Reviews
3.7
536 Reviews
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Cisco Systems India Chairman & CEO John T. Chambers
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Exposure to latest technological trends; excellent work life balance (in 141 reviews)

  • Work from Home based on project & your relationship with immediate boss (in 62 reviews)


Cons
  • Vertical growth is slow as its a product company (in 20 reviews)

  • Work-life balance largely dependent on the BU, and team in particular (in 15 reviews)

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Employee Reviews

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  1.  

    One of the best places to work

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Cisco Systems India

    Pros

    Work life balance.
    Work on latest technologies.

    Cons

    Need to have a really good network to continuously work on latest technologies.

    Recommends
  2.  

    working here

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems India

    Pros

    nice facilities , good place to begin career, perks , decent compensation

    Cons

    stagnant personal growth , increments and promotions

    Approves of CEO
  3.  

    Cisco is a good place to work.

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Customer Support Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Good Work Culture. Good Compensation. Flexible work hours.

    Cons

    Management Politics is in all departments.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please recognize the talent instead of promoting own communities.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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  5.  

    work life was balanced

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    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Staffing and Rcruitment Coordinator in Bangalore (India)
    Former Employee - Staffing and Rcruitment Coordinator in Bangalore (India)

    I worked at Cisco Systems India as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    awesome work culture, friendly nature, flexibility, lots of fun activities
    bigger campus & environment

    Cons

    Paid Transportation, Pay, everything else is perfectly fine.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    the better place to work & achieve.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  6.  

    Great experience, Great Leadership and Great Work environment

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems India full-time (more than 5 years)

    Pros

    Do your job and focus on continuous improvement to stay relevant in the industry.

    Cons

    Individuals can tend to overwork and balancing work-life is important. Never loose focus.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please continue what you are doing,

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Software Engineer

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

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

    Pros

    Great place to work, amazing campus in india, nice work life balance

    Cons

    too much overlapping, too much inter-BU competition

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
  8.  

    Excellent Company To Work With

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in Bangalore (India)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems India

    Pros

    1: Good Flexible Timing
    2: Managers are really cool and knowledgeable.
    3: Good pay and parks
    4: Tomorrow starts here, a visionary
    5: Employee friendly
    6: Good location
    7: A good brand

    Cons

    1: A big company, so very difficult to get noticed that easily
    2: Way too many directors and VPs
    3: Full of gray haired employees
    4: Not much learning opportunity for freshers
    5: Employees are lazy

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    None

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  9.  

    A good place to work, specially for senior people

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pune (India)

    I worked at Cisco Systems India

    Pros

    Flexible work timings
    Work from home facility
    Good salary

    Cons

    Lack of innovation
    Too much hierarchy in management

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    To higher management: Try to guide young people to shape their career, not just to get your work done.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  10.  

    Good if you are in good project/team

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer IV in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Great work life balance and pay.Good perks and campus in Bangalore.Very good managers and bonus pay.

    Cons

    Routine lay offs which is a real concern.
    Very frequent acquisition instead of R & D in house. No good future road map for many projects and products.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please stop the routine layoffs and focus on starting new projects with the work force.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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