Cisco Systems Overview

  • San Jose, CA
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1984
  • Company - Private
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • $10+ billion (USD)

CompetitorsAlcatel-Lucent, Juniper Networks
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Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2021(#44), 2020(#13), 2019(#37), 2017(#26), 2016(#18), 2015(#8)

Top CEOs: 2017(#50), 2016(#18), 2015(#23)

Best Places to Interview: 2017(#49)

Cisco Systems Reviews

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Scot Gardner
Scot Gardner
120 Ratings
28 Feb 2021
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"The culture and people make Cisco"

Former Employee - Technical Manager in London, England
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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


The can do attitude of the people, ability to get opportunities to grow and develop, support if you are ill or need to time out to care for your family and team ethos


Overlapping offers can give customers choice but also leads to a level of complexity

Advice to Management

Reduce and simplify offerings
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Diversity & Inclusion at Cisco Systems

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Cisco Systems Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online31%
Campus Recruiting30%
Employee Referral18%

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    Director Interview

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    Standard interview process with multiple executives and managers inquiring about the prior experiences, past challenges, relevant experiences, situational management capabilities, conflict management skills, cross functional management, client interaction skills, supplier management skills and capabilities, delegation and managerial skills

    What are your long term career objectives?

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Company Updates

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2 Mar 2021

Michael shares how within his first few months at Cisco, he joined our Connected Black Professionals Employee Resource Organization and receive some incredible advice for his 21st birthday!


July 2020 was my very first day as a Cisconian! Even amidst a time of unexpected twists and turns and never before experienced scenarios (like starting a job completely remote) - I was greeted by my optimistic managers, mentors, and fellow cohort members. I was ready to start solving cases as a Technical Consulting Engineer!

Cisco Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work UKGlassdoor2016
  • Best Flexible Working Initiative AwardAmerican Express2016

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