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Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 21 de Nov 2019

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4.1
85%
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94%
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Pros
  • "Work-life balance is generally good with Cisco IT(in 2788 reviews)

  • "With best IT environment providing very flexible work style(in 1234 reviews)

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  1. "Great company to work for"

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    Former Employee - Product Specialist 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Pay and benefits are excellent.

    Cons

    Ageism. They actively flush out people at age 50.

    Cisco Systems2019-11-14
  2. "a look back"

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    Former Employee - Indivdual Contributo 
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    good place to work... flexibility, benefits,

    Cons

    layoffs yearly, no increases in vacation,

    Cisco Systems2019-10-06
  3. "No recognition"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer III in Kanata, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Lots of good and supportive people

    Cons

    No work-life balance; Most managers expect you to work on weekends; Not being recognized if you don't show-off! Low salary in comparison with other companies in Ottawa; Hard to get promoted with hard work, but show off works totally fine; Most managers don't think and care about their employees and only think about their own growth

    Advice to Management

    Take care of your hard-working and loyal employees

    Cisco Systems2019-10-10
  4. "Management Chain Needs Stability"

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    Former Employee - Software Engineer in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Bonus, stock options, medical benefits, training

    Cons

    Constantly changing management chain, looming threats of layoffs when company grows past 65,000 employees

    Advice to Management

    Create a vision and stick to that vision. It seems that every time the management changes, the product direction changes and a lot of hard work is scrapped and started again.

    Cisco Systems2019-10-07
  5. "Overall a good experience"

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    Former Employee - Senior Architect in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    well paid, good benefits, lots of room to move around, some great people to work with

    Cons

    Management is a mess. Lots of throwing under the bus and CYA

    Advice to Management

    get better management

    Cisco Systems2019-10-06
  6. "Great company"

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    Former Employee - VPAM in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great company, good benefits, learn a lot

    Cons

    Politics can be a bit much at times.

    Cisco Systems2019-09-19
  7. "Good"

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer 

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Very good company and work

    Cons

    Nothing much as a con to describe

    Cisco Systems2019-09-18
  8. "Software engineer"

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    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Ottawa, ON

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good work culture and team was good

    Cons

    Nothing that I find

    Advice to Management

    Nothing that I have to say

    Cisco Systems2019-09-25
  9. "Culture has changed, but still a great place to work"

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    Former Employee - IT Program Manager 

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

    Pros

    Cisco is a great place to work but it is not as global as it used to be. It is a fast-paced environment in which one will be expected to be involved in multiple initiatives at the same time and be very productive on all of them.

    Cons

    Requires working hours flexibility as most business is driven by PST hours.

    Cisco Systems2019-09-19
  10. "Cisco Canada review"

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    Current Employee - Account Manager in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    industry leader, rewarding, autonomy, great support mechanisms,

    Cons

    high expectations, stressful environment, poor recognition of talent

    Advice to Management

    focus on more than just the numbers and they will naturally result from this

    Cisco Systems2019-09-16
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