Cisco Systems
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www.cisco.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great place to work

Manager Business Development (Current Employee)
Boston, MA (US)

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

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

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

Advice to Senior ManagementKeep turning the ship, I think the new direction is good. Tomorrow starts today!!!

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Awesome Company - but getting big

Senior Manager (Former Employee)
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,… Cons: Work-life balance is a challenge Becoming slower and more political (in certain groups) as it gets larger Total compensation… Advice to Senior Management: Focus on staying agile Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Contract life with Cisco

Road Warrior (Former Employee)
Melbourne (Australia)

I worked at Cisco Systems as a contractor for less than a year


Pros: Great innovative products and great online training Cons: Poor support services to back up sales efforts (in Australia) Advice to Senior Management: Ramp up ratio of technical support people to sales people Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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