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Cisco Company Culture

Cisco Culture

This score is derived from employee ratings & reviews
4.4/5
Cisco's Overall Culture is rated A-

Awards

Best Company Perks & Benefits 2021 (Large Companies)Best Company Perks & Benefits 2021 (Large Companies)

Cisco CEO

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Chuck Robbins Cisco's CEO
Chuck Robbins
81 /100

Mission, Vision, & Values

Cisco enables people to make powerful connections-whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time. Cisco has been leaders in the development of Internet Protocol (IP)-based networking technologies. Today, with more than 71,000 employees worldwide, this tradition of innovation continues with industry-leading products and solutions in the company's core development areas of routing and switching, as well as in advanced technologies such as home networking, IP telephony, optical networking, security, storage area networking, and wireless technology. In addition to its products, Cisco provides a broad range of service offerings, including technical support and advanced services.

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Cisco Culture At a Glance

752 employees at Cisco have reviewed Cisco across various culture dimensions, providing their opinions on items ranging from executive ratings to the pace at work. The latest review was today.

Overall, the 752 Cisco employees give their leadership a grade of A-, or Top 15% of similar size companies on Comparably. This includes specific ratings of their executive team, CEO, and manager.

Employees at Cisco are pleased with their total compensation at Cisco, which includes a combination of pay, stock and equity, and benefits.

Overall, employees at Cisco are pleased with their team. 752 Participants grade the quality of their coworkers a B+. The majority believe the meetings at Cisco are effective, and the majority look forward to interacting with their coworkers.

The majority of employees at Cisco believe the environment at Cisco is positive. Most Participants believe the pace of work at Cisco is comfortably fast. About 55% of the employees at Cisco work 8 hours or less, while 4% of them have an extremely long day - longer than twelve hours.

Overall, the employees at Cisco are happy, based on their aggregated ratings of future outlook, customer perception, and their excitement going to work.

A Day in the Life
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Cisco employees generally work 9.0 hrs a day
Work Hours
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Employees at Cisco report the work pace is comfortably fast
Work Pace
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On a typical day, employees at Cisco have 4+ meetings
Meetings
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84% of Cisco employees look forward to interacting with their team every day
Coworkers
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Cisco employees most often take 20-30 paid vacation and sick days each year
Perks & Benefits
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84% of Cisco employees report they are happy with their work life balance
Work Life Balance
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Cisco employees typically get valuable feedback on how to improve at work Once a month
Feedback
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85% of Cisco employees call their work environment positive
Environment

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If you could make changes, how would you improve the culture at Cisco?

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  • Hire a Chief Culture Person and make sure that they include remote initiatives.

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How's the work life balance at Cisco?

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  • Tilted toward work.

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How do I do well in an interview at Cisco?

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  • Be honest. Show your thought process.

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How's the morale at Cisco?

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  • Worry free, positive optimistic. Broadly speaking, there is very low stress compared other cultures.

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What's the company culture like at Cisco?

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  • Open, friendly, supportive, demanding, fast, and top-down but changing

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What's the interview process like at Cisco?

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  • Fast, easy, friendly

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H1B Visa

In 2019, Cisco applied for 802 H1B visas. Of the work permits applied for, 96% were approved.

An in-depth look at ‘Certified-withdrawn’ H1B applications at Cisco unveil that 7 approved work permit applications were withdrawn before the employee’s start date, and 13 were withdrawn by Cisco after the employee’s start date.

Work Permit Application Outcome

Cisco has a total of 73700 employees

802
Total Applied
  • 96% Granted (769 out of 802)
  • 2% Denied (13 out of 802)
  • <1% Withdrawn Application was withdrawn by the employer before approval/rejection (7 out of 802)
  • 2% Certified-Withdrawn Application was approved but later withdrawn by employer (13 out of 802)

This data was calculated using publicly sourced data from OFLC Performance Data

Gender Score How positively women rate their overall experience at Cisco

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Cisco currently ranks in the Top 40% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

Diversity Score How positively minorities rate their overall experience at Cisco

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Cisco currently ranks in the Top 30% of similarly sized companies on Comparably

eNPS

Net Promoter Score tracks your employees' overall score to this question: "On a scale from 0-10, how likely are you to recommend working at your company to a friend?"
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