Cisco Systems
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www.cisco.com San Jose, CA 5000+ Employees

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Great company. Change needed and happening.

Senior Director (Current Employee)
San Jose, CA (US)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years

ProsFlexibility, Pay, Ability to move

ConsConstant change. Strategy fluctuation. resourcing. Top heavy

Advice to Senior ManagementChange is good! You're on a great path.

Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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Great company on a decline

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

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years


Pros: Willing to change based on the market needs. Cons: Constant change. No longer a innovator more of a follower Advice to Senior Management: Cut the management. Too many VP's running the org's like… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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Stable Company but advancement is limited due to size.

Systems Engineer (Current Employee)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 5 years


Pros: Remote working capability allows for a flexible work life balance. The sales force is very driven and willing to help especially with deals. The company… Cons: Salesforce team gets burnt out fast and the company has cut back things like simple sales force gatherings. If you do not negotiate your pay… Advice to Senior Management: With over 30k employees advancement is very limited. As well there is a lot of back stabbing once people leave groups to… No, I would not recommend this company to a friend – I'm not optimistic about the outlook for this company… More

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