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Cisco Systems Overview

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

Glassdoor Awards

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

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

Best Places to Interview: 2017 (#49)

Company Updates

  • This Customer Success team is probably one of the most sporty teams at Cisco. Read on to see how they support each other's fitness goals!

    On Track Fitness with Cisco's Customer Success Team

    Life At Cisco Marta Dyer - May 22, 2018 - 0 Comments Honestly, I was a little nervous to work at Cisco. After spending a career in outside sales where I was always on the move, I worried what coming back into an office environment might mean for me.

  • Happy #Ciscoversary Jill! Can you belive that she's celebrating her 18th year with us? ��
    Read on as she shares a few of her favorite things about Cisco.

    18 Years at Cisco, On Purpose.

    Life At Cisco Jill Shaul - May 17, 2018 - 19 Comments Contributors: Jill Shaul I've been here for 18 years. On purpose. People ask me why. Recruiters speculate that I'm lazy ( pfff) while coworkers call me crazy (not really, or at least not often, but it rhymed so nicely).

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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!


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.


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? 


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! 



Cisco Systems Reviews

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    I worked at Cisco Systems (More than 8 years)


    Great culture, employee training and flexible working.


    Downsizing and offshoring creating resource challenges and negative work environment.

    Advice to Management

    Stop growing by acquisition of competitors and start innovating.

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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



Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview




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    I applied online. The process took 6+ months. I interviewed at Cisco Systems.


    Webex, TP and face to face interviews - 11 of them over a 6 month period. Every interview was interesting and with each one I felt more encouraged to join

    Interview Questions

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Cisco Systems Awards & Accolades

  • Best Places to Work UK(#8), Glassdoor, 2015
  • Most InDemand Employers, LinkedIn, 2015
  • Best Places to Work UK, Glassdoor, 2016
  • Best Flexible Working Initiative Award, American Express, 2016
  • 100 Best Companies to Work For, Fortune, 2015
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