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Great place to work

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Manager Business Development  in  Boston, MA (US)
Current Employee - Manager Business Development in Boston, MA (US)

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

Pros

Good culture, excellent management, bright people, good salary/ benefits, not bad place to be in today's economy.

Cons

Large company that with multiple of layers, difficult to navigate career wise internally.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Keep turning the ship, I think the new direction is good. Tomorrow starts today!!!

Recommends
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    Awesome Company - but getting big

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

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Excellent pay and benefits
    Engaged leadership team, works to be open, honest
    Interesting products and projects
    Fast-moving, execution oriented
    Extremely dedicated workforce

    Cons

    Work-life balance is a challenge
    Becoming slower and more political (in certain groups) as it gets larger
    Total compensation shrinking as stock option driven incentives become smaller, less lucrative
    Active performance management can erode trust/collaboration in teams

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Focus on staying agile

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    Amazing company to work for!!!

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager
    Current Employee - Regional Sales Manager

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

    Pros

    Great compensation, extremely flexible schedule, great code of ethics, work-life balance, excellent health benefits, no-nonsense.

    Cons

    Expect to work long hours, be always connected and spend a lot of time on calls and meetings. Processes are often complex and inefficient.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please try to improve overall processes.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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