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Company Culture
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Growth Opportunities
3.6
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
4.3
Rewards You Receive
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Support You Get
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Way You Work
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Work Setting
4.1
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"I've worked for Cisco Systems Inc for more than 8 years and am currently employed there. I love the company culture and ethics. It's a very strong company with great employee satisfaction. The company can improve on incorporating StartUp culture in delivering Software Products."
Posted 7 years ago in Morrisville, NC
Senior Process Associate

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the friendly environment."

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

"I dislike the MVS environment."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"See the benefit and risk for associates."

Software Development Manager
in Bradenton, FL

"Cisco Systems is a great company to work for."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"This was the best job I ever had. The work was always challenging, having to work to complex IEEE standards and design code to work with complex hardware."

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

"Nothing. I would work there again gladly."

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Systems Engineer

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the growth opportunities, supporting work atmosphere, and company integrity."

VoIP Engineer
in Irvine, CA

"Work-driven."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the ability to telecommute and work remotely from home."

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

"I dislike the high turnover rate and outsourcing of work."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Have better communication of company status to employees."

Build Manager

"Good experience."

Senior Alliance Manager
in San Jose, CA

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I liked being able to make a big impact in the industry."

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

"Sometimes group politics can get in the way."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Continue the entrepreneurship spirit."

Contract Technician
in Indianapolis, IN

"Only if you need the money."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Didn't."

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

"They didn't pay enough for people who traveled."

Hardware Engineer
in San Jose, CA

"Cisco is the most competitive internet company."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the stock options."

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

"It operates like an IT sweat shop in India and China."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Focus more on core competency. Get bail-out money from Congress. Invest it in long-term R&D. Open a military division. Open a government division. Build fiber for home networks in the Bay Area. Spin off non-essential operations. Invest more in a new technology."

Intelligence Security Analyst
in Dublin, OH

"Cisco is a great employer."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"Cisco is an employee-oriented company, and they treat their customers great."

Technician
in Atlanta, GA

"A learning experience."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I liked the training and materials."

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

"It was a contract position."

.NET Architect
in Milpitas, CA

"Driven environment."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the freedom to perform."

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

"The IT department is not truly modern or forward-thinking. The company can be bureaucratic and short-sighted."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Find new leadership in IT; stop hiring foreign workers. You are not benefiting from this practice."

Systems Engineer

"Very good company to work."

Theater Deployable Network Infrastructure Administrator

"This VoIP system was fairly easy to implement and maintain."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I liked the ease of use."

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

"We had a problem when a neighboring network changed IP addresses without telling us. (We couldn't call them, not Cisco's fault.)"

Trainer
in Marshfield, WI

"Best job so far."

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I liked working with a huge variety of people in a multifaceted company."

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

"I disliked the end of the job."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"They were very good to me."

Assistant Consultant

What do you like about working at Cisco Systems?

"I like the freedom at work and job security."

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

"I dislike the salary. Personal life is lost."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"The exit process for an employee is not good. It needs to be improved."

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