Cisco Systems

  www.cisco.com
  www.cisco.com
There are newer employer reviews for Cisco Systems

1 person found this helpful  

Excellent internship experience

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - College Intern in San Jose, CA (US)
Former Employee - College Intern in San Jose, CA (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems as an intern (less than an year)

Pros

Great company, very knowledgeable peers from top universities, work is good, good compensation and you learn a lot. Flexibility and work/life balance is unmatched. Free movie tickets, tickets to amusement park, free frequent lunches, great gym, free train pass, lot of intern events with free food, pays for your tuition, San Jose a good place to live. College grads like me these days wants to work for more recent brands like Google, facebook, linkedin, twitter but companies like CISCO and others who have been there from decades are great places to start your career.

Cons

Since its a big organization, promotions and increments are not very frequent and can take time. But again, if you are talented and hardworking, you will get promotions and increments for sure.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give more challenging work and dont let people sit ideal

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

5320 Other Employee Reviews for Cisco Systems (View Most Recent)

Sort: Rating Date
  1.  

    The best company i have ever worked for.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Bangalore (India)

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

    Pros

    Culture & Values, Flexibility, Work from home option, No micro management, Good work life balance, Talent recognition, People matter a lot

    Cons

    Promotions are very late. It takes almost 7 to 10 yrs for most of the people to get one single promotion.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Cisco - great company with amazing leadership

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Richardson, TX (US)
    Current Employee - Business Development Manager in Richardson, TX (US)

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

    Pros

    John Chambers has created a dynamic and diverse leadership team that is focused on winning. Also, the company has such a broad set technologies and services that the TAM for Cisco is massive. Couple these things with a large cash position and a decent stock dividend and you get a company that is going to be hard to beat from a tech and financial perspective.

    Cons

    It's a huge company! Sometimes it is hard to navigate the organization and understand who is doing, or responsible, for what.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
There are newer employer reviews for Cisco Systems

Work at Cisco Systems? Share Your Experiences

Cisco Systems

 
Click to Rate
or

Your response will be removed from the review – this cannot be undone.