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Great place to work

  • Comp & Benefits
  • Work/Life Balance
  • Senior Management
  • Culture & Values
  • Career Opportunities
Current Employee - Operations Director in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Current Employee - Operations Director in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 10 years)

Pros

Empowerment, technology state of art, best of breed in its segment, tools to balance professional and personal life

Cons

Frugality everywhere, challenge to prepare people to become leaders

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Take care of people

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    One of the best place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Business Analyst in San Jose, CA (US)

    I have been working at Cisco Systems as a contractor (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good Management, Flexible work schedule.

    Cons

    Too many managers Takes time to adapt to new technology

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
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    Cisco is not good for technical people

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Leader in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Pros

    very experienced in business, sales dominant culture
    competitive compensation, good benefits

    Cons

    Too many managers. All things follow all kinds of strict process, lacking of flexibility and can't keep top talent in some situations. Managers don't spend time on figuring out who make great contributions to the company, instead, they put most of their time on political things. People who gets promotion usually aren't a result of how much contribution he/she made, sometimes it is purely because his/her managers win in a political war...

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    cut at least 50% management people, treat people better who really work on projects

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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