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Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 18 October 2017
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  1. "Sales Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New Bedfont, England
    Former Employee - Sales Manager in New Bedfont, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great Products, Agile growth, bright future

    Cons

    Large Company. Can encounter a bit of bureaucracy

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the good work


  2. "Full time employee"

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    Former Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in London, England
    Former Employee - Network Consulting Engineer in London, England

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Excellent training, interesting projects and flexible work.

    Cons

    Slow progression for the consulting.


  3. Helpful (1)

    "Great company"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Flexibilty that cisco offers you is amazing. Also do get to work with lot of smart people.

    Cons

    Since it is a big company it sometimes becomes difficult to see the impact of your work.


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  5. "Frontend Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    He is the best working caliber I have ever seen

    Cons

    There is no downside of Ashok


  6. Helpful (3)

    "Amazing opportunity to learn and develop, Perfect for young people looking to start a career"

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    Current Employee - Apprentice in Reading, England
    Current Employee - Apprentice in Reading, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly and caring and a deep understanding of corporate social responsibility make this a fantastic place to start a career for a young person.

    Cons

    I honestly haven't found anything that I would call a con of working here. There is a fantastic culture in the company to support people which can make even the youngest worker, like myself feel perfectly at home here.


  7. "Senior solution architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Work life flexibility is great

    Cons

    Yearly reorg is not helping


  8. "Industry Transition"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    great people, industry leader, comprehensive benefits

    Cons

    strategy governed tightly by finance, lack of global cohesion

    Advice to Management

    focus on transitions and growth opportunities


  9. "A good place to work"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    good perks, modern and has good work environment

    Cons

    lacks innovation if you're just a graduate


  10. Helpful (1)

    "As Cisco transforms, it's an exciting time to be here!"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great, positive attitude. Diversity. Investment in digital marketing and understanding how critical it is to the future. A lot of investment in talent nurturing.

    Cons

    Things take a long time to implement. Pockets of resistance to change. Not often outward looking enough.

    Advice to Management

    Be brave. Make the changes you see need to happen. Move faster.


  11. "Software Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great People and Cool technology.

    Cons

    Constant worry about redundancies and cuts to the workforce


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