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

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

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

ConsCompeting 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 Senior ManagementListen more to technical thought leaders. Trim product lines and features...

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    great employer but sometimes misguided

    Senior Director (Current Employee)

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


    Pros: great compensation and benefits, smart people, strategy in question at… Cons: too many ppts ! and over scheduled meetings Advice to Senior Management: stick to enterprise Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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    Kooooool

    Senior Interface Desgigner (Current Employee) San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor for more than a year


    Pros: Excellent environment...kool culture...no difference between contractor or employee.. Cons: open environment...first come first serve parking and seating which is… Advice to Senior Management: teams should have dedicated seating and lockers should be assigned... Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend More
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