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One of the best place to work

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  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)
Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

Pros

Good Management, Flexible work schedule.

Cons

Too many managers Takes time to adapt to new technology

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Positive Outlook

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    Flexible and profit/revenue driven company

    Current Employee - Project Manager in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)
    Current Employee - Project Manager in Shenzhen, Guangdong (China)

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

    Pros

    Mobile working location. No need to go to office everyday. Good existing system to monitor key index or metrics for business performance.

    Cons

    Overload and working overtime is very normal at Cisco. Expect poor work life balance after on board. A bit political in the company which means you need to clear understand your R&R and not touch others territory.

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    Solid Company, but Aging Fast...

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Sales Specialist in Cary, NC (US)
    Current Employee - Product Sales Specialist in Cary, NC (US)

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

    Pros

    Cisco is a good Blue Chip technology company. It provides a lot of stability and is solidly profitable and investing in new areas.

    Cons

    Most of its profits are from heritage products that are facing tougher competition. The company needs to find the next generation of products (and profits) that will continue to support the lifestyle of the past.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Recognize that the company is more like IBM than a startup.

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    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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