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Great Company

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Former Employee - IT Manager in Chicago, IL (US)
Former Employee - IT Manager in Chicago, IL (US)

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time (more than 5 years)

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Above average salary, free gym membership, many opportunities for promotion, pension plan

Cons

45 minute commute to my office.

Advice to Management

Offer employee survey twice yearly to ensure employees concerns are being heard.

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Jose, CA (US)

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

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good place to learn. All information available in wiki's & online. Not necessary with people. Good internal training programs

    Cons

    Many people are newbies & don't have a complete picture.

  2. A mediocre place to work

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Bangalore (India)

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

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Fair work-line balance. Great brand.

    Cons

    Too many managers. Excessive micro-management.

    Advice to Management

    Plan releases in a better way to ensure quality and not burden engineers later.

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