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Great company. Change needed and happening.

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Current Employee - Senior Director  in  San Jose, CA (US)
Current Employee - Senior Director in San Jose, CA (US)

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

Pros

Flexibility, Pay, Ability to move

Cons

Constant change. Strategy fluctuation. resourcing. Top heavy

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Change is good! You're on a great path.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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  1.  

    Solid engineering

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

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Mixture of engineers, large company, great benefits

    Cons

    Mixture of engineers, large company, extremely bureaucratic

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Empower those that report to you

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Inadequate staffing, shifting priorities

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator  in  Research Triangle Park, NC (US)
    Former Employee - Systems Administrator in Research Triangle Park, NC (US)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Flexible work schedule.
    Good Benefits.
    Ability to take on new tasks

    Cons

    Shifting priorities.
    Seemed like leadership was managing stock price rather than managing the company.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on core technologies, rather than the stock price.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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