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Great place to work

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  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • 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 (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
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Awesome Company - but getting big

    • Comp & Benefits
    • 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 (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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    Contract life with Cisco

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Road Warrior in Melbourne (Australia)
    Former Employee - Road Warrior in Melbourne (Australia)

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

    Pros

    Great innovative products and great online training

    Cons

    Poor support services to back up sales efforts (in Australia)

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Ramp up ratio of technical support people to sales people

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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