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Working at Cisco Systems in Iselin, NJ: 2 Employee Job Reviews by Real Employee working in Iselin, NJ Area

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On average, employees in Iselin, NJ at Cisco Systems give their company a 3.3 rating out of 5.0 based on 2, whereas overall Average Rating of Cisco Systems is 4.1 out of 5.0 based on 1249 Cisco Systems Review Ratings. The happiest Cisco Systems employees in Iselin, NJ are Strategic Account Managers submitting an average rating of 3.6 and Network Consultant Engineers with a rating of 3.7.

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4.1
Average Rating
(based on 996 Cisco Systems Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
4.0
Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
4.0
Support You Get
4.2
Way You Work
4.2
Work Setting
4.1
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"Cisco is a great company to work for and afforded me many opportunities to grow my career both internally and externally. Their training programs and the experience/level of individuals that work with you on a day to day basis is one of the main reasons I worked there for so long. I would highly recommend them as both a starting career and as a long term growth opportunity."
Posted 7 years ago in San Jose, CA

Working at Cisco Systems in Iselin, NJ: 2 Employee Reviews

Network Consultant Engineer

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the people, technology, stability, pay, training, flexibility, bonus, home reputation, and benefits."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I dislike the hours, balance, tools, process, bureaucracy, red tape, leaders, and VP."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"My suggestions are: innovation onshore, remove process tools, promote from within, and less VP."

Person You Work For 4 / 5 People You Work With 5 / 5 Work Setting 2 / 5
Support You Get 1 / 5 Rewards You Receive 4 / 5 Growth Opportunities 2 / 5
Company Culture 2 / 5 Way You Work 3 / 5
Strategic Account Manager

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"My likes are: fast-paced, own your own business, smart people, and flexible schedule."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Focus on the immediate need that the hiring manager has for you. Your contribution is expected immediately. You will need to be extremely dedicated to drink from the firehose in the first few months."

What don't you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"There is a lack of accountability within certain teams to other teams. This results in a less than ideal environment where teams compete against one another."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"I would suggest less bureaucracy, more customer engagement, and better product responsibilities to market."

Person You Work For 3 / 5 People You Work With 4 / 5 Work Setting 3 / 5
Support You Get 3 / 5 Rewards You Receive 3 / 5 Growth Opportunities 4 / 5
Company Culture 5 / 5 Way You Work 4 / 5

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

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Cisco Systems (1249)

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2.2 Lowest Rated in this Industry is Polara Engineering (6)
3.9 Average of All Companies in this Industry (20,189)

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