Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 23 Jan 2021

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4.4
99%
Recommend to a Friend
82%
Approve of CEO
Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
6 Ratings
Pros
  • "Nice pay Pay Flexible work hours WFH Ambience(in 1351 reviews)

  • "Strong company with flexible work from home positions(in 1270 reviews)

Cons
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  1. "working experience on cisco"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solutions Architect in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Free working environment and engineering culture

    Cons

    sales has too much power

  2. "Cisco Systems"

    3.0
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Hong Kong

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Work from home, Flexibility, lot of good people!

    Cons

    A lot top-down management style.


  3. "Good employer"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Workplace Manager in Hong Kong

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    This is the great place to work

    Cons

    Our management vision is weak

  4. "Lead Solution Architect"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Lead Solution Architect in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Keep momentum to develop the latest technologies

    Cons

    Challenge of work life balance

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  5. "good benefit and open-minded culture"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Devops Engineer in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Open minded culture, more collaborative, flexible working hours, allow working from home, family insurance package, provide business travels for meeting and training

    Cons

    always re-org and layoff, less promotion opportunity if not part of core teams in East or West cost in US

  6. "Network Architect"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Network Architect in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good Team Spirit, Flexible, Self Training, Good Benefit,

    Cons

    Repeated Organization Change, many Review process

  7. "A great company to work with"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Customer Service Manager in Hong Kong

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

    Pros

    A prestige US Network Company with good culture and benefits

    Cons

    cannot think of so far

  8. "Flexible and cheerful"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Analyst in Ta Kwu Ling
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Cisco Systems full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Work from home, work life balance

    Cons

    No cons except the work is not much challenging

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  9. Helpful (2)

    "Good Company - Limited Opportunities for Experienced Professionals"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Partner Manager in Hong Kong
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flexible work / work from home MPF matching

    Cons

    Senior level (VP and above) are competent Weak middle management and favoritism for some (few) Salary hired at is what you're stuck with

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  10. Cisco Systems - Engineering - Software | Division of Cisco Systems
    Helpful (1)

    "Consulting Systems Engineer"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Consulting Systems Engineer in Hong Kong
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    The company is on track turning into more software income. CEO Chuck is doing a good job and the overall strategy works for the company.

    Cons

    Some regions are undergoing restructure of the organization and the politics were horrible. Not a good place if the goal is finding a fun place. This is the company asks for results and thus everything is results oriented.

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