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Great place to work and learn

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  • Senior Management
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  • Career Opportunities
Former Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in Raleigh, NC (US)
Former Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in Raleigh, NC (US)

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

Pros

Loved the company and location in NC. Learned alot and enjoyed my time at Cisco tremendously.

Cons

Not alot of mobility and growth when I was there however I hear this has changed.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Invest in talent and trim the fat; make Cisco great once again by rewarding the promoting those who are best in business, product, thought leadership, design, development, partner enablement, and selling.

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    Great place to work-- but the glory is fading...

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    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA (US)
    Former Employee - Manager in San Jose, CA (US)

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Great benefits, competitive salaries. Fairly easy to move around within the company. Many competent and caring people on board.

    Cons

    Competing product lines and priorities. Way too many corporate initiatives to be effective. Work/life balance very difficult due to virtual global teams and complexity of stakeholders involved in almost any decision of consequence. Management increasingly disconnected from the technical community.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Listen more to technical thought leaders. Trim product lines and features...

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    great employer but sometimes misguided

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    Current Employee - Senior Director
    Current Employee - Senior Director

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

    Pros

    great compensation and benefits, smart people, strategy in question at times

    Cons

    too many ppts ! and over scheduled meetings

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    stick to enterprise

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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