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Cisco Systems Overview

Feltham, England
10000+ employees
1984
Company - Public (CSCO)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2017 (#26), 2016 (#18), 2015 (#8)

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

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#49)

Company Updates

  • How do you stay connected with co-workers around the world? For Mitja it all starts with a cup of ☕ and Cisco's collaboration tools ��. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFLG

    —30+ days ago
    Virtual Coffee through Cisco Tech

    Cisco Blog > Life At Cisco Life At Cisco Mitja Rakar - April 25, 2017 - 4 Comments I love coffee. I think it not only helps me to open my eyes in the morning, but it also helps connect people in extraordinary ways.

  • 3 different time zones, 5 different nationalities...So what makes us so successful here at Cisco? Find out from Ranjit K! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIkQY

    —30+ days ago
    How One Global Team Works Together!

    Cisco Blog > Life At Cisco Life At Cisco Ranjit Kodali - April 7, 2016 - 7 Comments It is not a surprise to anyone when you hear that Cisco is a global company. From our headquarters in San Jose to where I am in Bangalore, India - in almost every major city across our globe you can find someone living the Cisco Life.

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Cisco Systems – Why Work For Us?


The Internet of Everthing is Changing Everything. 

The Internet of Everything is a global industry phenomenon that is driving the biggest market transition for Cisco and for our customers. This includes the intelligent connection of people, process, data, and things. It’s where everything is converged on the Internet, making networked connections more relevant than ever before in our everyday lives.

Leading in 12 of 18 markets, Cisco is building global teams in the Americas, EMEAR, and APJC - expanding our technology solutions in the Mobile, Cloud, Security, IT, and Big Data spaces, including Software, Sales, and Consulting Services.  

Cisco's Corporate Functions directly shape our future by acting as key business partners. These areas are core to successfully running our organisation with the future in mind — Legal, Corporate Development, Global Business Services, HR, Finance IT, Global Marketing Services, and Supply Chain.

Bring your revolutionary ideas and impact everything -- from entertainment, retail, healthcare, and education, to public and private sectors, smart cities, and everyday devices. Collaborate in a fun, flexible, and inclusive culture that has earned Cisco recognition as a multinational Great Place To Work. With 10 billion connected things in the world and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco.

Join us as we change the way the world works, lives, plays and learns!

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Attracting, Retaining and Engaging the Best and the Brightest

We develop programmes and policies that support our employees’ work-life integration while providing a stimulating and inclusive work environment to foster development.

Flexibility and Trust

We are transforming today's workplace and workforce with our culture of flexibility and trust.

Open Employee Communications

We engage in open and transparent communication with employees, fostering a timely, two-way flow of information.

Employee Development and Advancement

By enhancing our employees' skills, we are able to innovate more successfully.

Inclusion and Diversity

Our commitment to inclusion makes us a better company and a stronger global competitor.

Balancing Life, Promoting Wellness

We offer programs to promote wellness and help employees achieve life balance.

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We connect everything - people, process, data and things. We innovate everywhere to create fresh ideas and possibilities. We make a meaningful difference that will benefit everyone - our people, our customers and the world around us.

We are hiring across nearly every organisation at Cisco. No matter the team, you will work with colleagues who are smart, passionate, and diverse. Just like you. So only one question remains…Where do you want to make a difference? Jobs.cisco.com 

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Who You Are Shapes Who We Are

Cisco employees come from different countries, backgrounds, genders, ages, ethnicities, and abilities. Each of us has our own unique approach to life. Want to know where you fit in? - Visit us to learn more! 

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Cisco Systems Reviews

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    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Feltham, South West England, England
    Former Employee - Graphic Designer in Feltham, South West England, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Friendly environment. Great team culture. Remote working

    Cons

    Not a huge range of systems to design.

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Cisco Systems Photos

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Cisco Systems photo of: Employee WeAreCisco Snapchat contest for #Halloween - Florida flamingo and her flexible working coworker monster
Cisco Systems photo of: Employee WeAreCisco Snapchat contest for #Halloween - found you Waldo!
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Cisco Systems Interviews

Experience

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19%
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Getting an Interview

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    Associate Network Consulting Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Reading, England
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Application

    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Cisco Systems (Reading, England).

    Interview

    Online CV submission followed by a competency telephone interview which lasted an hour. A week before the full day assessment centre, several hundred pages of networking material was provided as preparation.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain a technical topic of choice in layman's terms.   1 Answer
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Cisco Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2017
  • Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For - Legends (20 Years in a Row!), Fortune, 2017
  • Great Workplaces for Giving Back, Great Place to Work, 2017
  • The 30 Best Workplaces in Technology, Fortune, 2017
  • Best Places to Work UK, Glassdoor, 2016
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