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Cisco provides huge access of learning, gaining knowledge, research and also best working environment. The game zone, cafeteria, gym, singing, dancing, movie night 😍 It acts like a university not company.


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Most of the people work from home so in-person meeting happened very few.
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No Job security

Pros:Work flexibilityGood PayGood team membersCons:Still follow Legacy tools and not very keen in adapting to new tech. No job security.Poor management


Good compensation and work life balance


poor management
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Best Company to work :)

Day begins at 9 in the morning, followed by a delicious breakfast in one of the 18 cafeterias. Then begins the work which is half hard work and half motivation from the managers. We get to learn a lot while working in Cisco. The Game zone in Building 11 and many other amenities at the campus give a much-needed break from daily work. Lunch has a lot of options from North Indian to Italian cuisines. Day ends at 4pm with a hot cup of wonderful coffee/tea with a variety of cakes, pastries, brownies and donuts.


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Distance from my house is too far
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Amazing organization

Theu value employee opinion, good work life balance and good pay. Environment is friendly and the policies are really good. I recommend Cisco as a work place for its value in market and good culture.
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Fun and learning

Nice efforts by cisco to give us a valuable knowledge. As they guided in many ways like to do given project and give chance to learn many things in this field of cyber security essential.
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WLB is good. Pay is not that great

Annual hikes are bad. Job security is not good. Hire and fire funda every year. I worked for more than 3 years there but in that duration there was only 1 hike cycle in that also they have given peanuts
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No rush

Whatever you do at Cisco has a defined process. So the things are very streamlined here. There are times when you may have to wait longer than usual but I use that time to chill :P
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5/5. Definitely a great place to work.

What is the best part of working at the company?Opportunities to learn, great work life balance, excellent team members and benefits.What is the most stressful part about working at the company?None, the whole atmosphere is extremely friendly and helpful.What is the work environment and culture like at the company?Friendly with ample opportunities to explore your interests
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Good learning something new and good environment and learning new skills .

Very Good company and good member to learn new skills and good environment. Explain all tasks and subjects . Work in company is very easy . And learn something new . All members explain the problems and mistakes so all taska and work are easy to parform.
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Nice work place and people

Guys here are easily approachable Always ready to help and friendlyTech stack and learning curve depending on the team allottedA mentor is present, and can ask doubts directly to themdepending on the team need to report to manager weekly or daily
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An excellent place to work

Cisco is an excellent place to work. The culture is amazing; the company cares for its people. The benefits and facilities that Cisco provides is great.


Employee facilities like cafeteria, gym, health center are state of art!


People managers - a genuine 360 degree is needed to weed out people managers who misrepresent Cisco.
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Good company to work with

Salary and Perk wise best company to work with.ESS for almost every oneInternet bill is paid outside your packageEven Employer's PF contribution is outside your package.
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Home away from home

One of the best employers to work with. Very employee friendly and peoples company. Employee are treated as their best assets. Good benefits and lot of respect and pride being associated with Cisco.There is a threat, if you spend two years here .. you will not leave this company and get into the comfort zone and look for that luxury everywhere.I am Cisco !!
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Work culture

Micromanagement and bad leadership. Continuously changing team goals and tasks, lack of good tools and always expected to work overtime. Too much criticism and pressure on employees.
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Good place

Pros: culture, latest gadgets, training opportunities. Wlb and management depends on the team. Good placeto learn networking. Cons: can't think of any
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Was feeling good to be part of the company

Was feeling good to be part of the culture is gooddress code is formalwas having a good teambetter place to start as freshergood seniors on the floor
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Yaa good thank you not a hard work is I like it don't tension be happy to me every peoples every employees and admin always for like me I am okay in Cisco thank you


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Short break
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Managers spoil the Work Culture.

Managers are nearly dumb here. They are technically poor and are only capable of pressuring the Engineers rather than supporting them technically.Poor Management !!!


Good Colleagues and Good Office Space


Management Management Poor Management
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Not Satisfied and Ended up leaving the company in few month

This is not like other verbose review which do not give any real world idea inside the company . I tried to be realistic with this review based on my experience being in SD-Wan team Bangalore.Pros:Work culture is good. Co-workers are supportive.ConsDon't go with the "Best place to work" - tag1. Project is not that good. Most of the project usages legacy technology. Lot of unnecessaryprocess to do a simple job.2. There are no best practices are followed. Lot of people to do the same job, so different people follows different practices.3. Build process takes 6-7 hrs to complete. Sometimes one day to complete. So you can think how much development time got wasted.4. Not much innovation happens here.5. Everything depends on your managers. Even relocation benefit is not part of company policy. So please read your offer letter carefully. You will not get relocation benefit if later you move to new state.6. Managers are not supportive at all. The company has no strict work from office policy, but managers will force to come to office. So dont know whats going on here.7. There is no growth opportunity. You will end up learning nothing but some bunch of nonsense processes. Most of the good works goes to US and China team.8. SD-WAN Bangalore UI development manager is worst. Think twice before joining this project.9. Think twice before joining this company. Its better to work in small company rather than working here.
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Work life balance, best place to work.

Good work life balance, good work environment. More exposure to accounting and finance.Stocks, Working with different vendors.Global payroll exposure in APJC


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No growth at job
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A multi-functional desktop Video/Audio Conference call application

Cisco Webex is one of the best IT companies in India. I enjoyed myself thoroughly from 2006 to 2016.Over 23 years of experience in the electronics industry of 20 years in Telecommunications (EPABX/Audio conference bridges).
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3.4 out of 5 stars for Job security/advancement
3.6 out of 5 stars for Management
3.9 out of 5 stars for Culture

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