Cisco Systems Reviews

Updated 24 Jan 2021

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4.4
81%
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89%
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Cisco Systems CEO Chuck Robbins
Chuck Robbins
46 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. "Salary review"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Manager in Singapore
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Voted as one of best employer

    Cons

    Very fast pace and intensive

  2. "Excellent"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Protective Security Officer in Singapore

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Excellent and its been a meaningful journey

    Cons

    All good and will be better in the future


  3. "Great place to work"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Systems Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Innovation solution and customer focus

    Cons

    Too many product lines and long roadmap

  4. COVID-19

    "Great Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Corporate Counsel in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Respects individual empowers employees good managers

    Cons

    limited upward opportunity in APJC because of COVID and China

  5. "Excellent Company to work for"

    5.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Program Manager in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

    Pros

    Great culture, flexible working hours

    Cons

    Insecurity about your job every year

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Typical big company"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Account Manager in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Cool office, Diverse people, Complete pantry, high salary (kind of)

    Cons

    Uncool bosses Toxic culture Managers only tell and not do the work

  7. "Good managers and colleagues"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Innovation Engineer in Singapore
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    There is trust between manager and team. No micro-management.

    Cons

    You have to keep your coding competence on your own. Innovation projects quite limited in market value.

  8. "slow growth"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Solution Architect in Singapore
    Recommends
    Negative Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    - Good management - Good work life balance - Freedom for flexible working hours and WFH option.

    Cons

    - slow company growth and personal growth - Salary is not competitive enough, not a pay master company

  9. Helpful (1)

    ""Ok" place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Account Manager in Singapore
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great benefits, great network, fancy office, knowledge about IT industry, etc...

    Cons

    Politics, politics, politics... Slow improvement of things

  10. "DataCentre"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Solution Architect in Singapore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Culture of the compay is very good

    Cons

    none of downside inside the company

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