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Lady Peeps Analyst, Public Sector
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January 1970

I think it really depends on the immediate group and supervisor you have. Overall, women are treated fairly and equally although there is still a tad of the old boys club occasionally. For the most part it is a great environment.

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4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
8 hours
None taken
No
Yes
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Lady anon221 Client Service Representative, Global Business Service
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January 1970

As with any fast paced corporate job it is difficult to balance being a mother and a career woman. Cisco has a lot of benefits and perks that help working mothers however the demand on one's time and attention make it hard for moms, especially nursing/breast pumping moms. Cisco is implementing a new leave policy that allows for 4 additional weeks of paid family leave/child bonding.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$50k-$80k
$0-$10k
10 hours
6 paid / 0 unpaid
Yes
The company's culture has deteriorated from what it used to be. It no longer matches the culture that is presented externally.
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Lady bellavie
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January 1970

There is no balance. You work long hours. Depending on the team culture they expect you to work all the time. Its hard to set boundaries. At a certain level its about who you know and if you are part of the inner circle.

Job Satisfaction Level
2.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
10 hours
None taken
No
No
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Madam Waterlily
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January 1970

none

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
>$150k
$50k-$100k
10 hours
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No
Yes
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Lady caligrl Services
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January 1970

none

Job Satisfaction Level
5.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
11 hours
6 paid / 0 unpaid
Yes
Yes
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Madam saleman
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January 1970

I worked here for almost 15 years and I cannot complain about my past experience in the Company. I worked hard, developed myself and grew in different roles with the right support and guidance. Things have changed though through restructuring, reorganizations, not keeping same management and having to build trust over and over again. I really recommend to build strong relationships with upper management, people that inspire you, men and women. Also to never give up going for what you are passionate about and if you don't really know do not give up trying to find it even through trial and error surrounding yourself with mentors and coaches within and outside the company.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
$100k-$150k
$10k-$20k
8 hours
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Yes
There is a focus on women talent but it is not consistent across teams and organisations
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Madam PandaExpress Direct Fulfillment Program Manager, Supply Chain
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January 1970

Be outspoken and fight for what you believe in. Don't let the job get to you personally and try to keep the stress level to a minimum. Use your vacation time and spend lots of time with the family.

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
12 hours
6 paid / 0 unpaid
No
Yes
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Lady fairygodchild
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January 1970

Managing up, Negotiate

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$20k-$50k
10 hours
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No
Maybe.
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Lady Crazyone
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January 1970

Start working on your career development early on and find sponsors who support you.

Job Satisfaction Level
3.0
>$150k
$50k-$100k
12 hours
None taken
No
Maybe.
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Lady Redwood Operations Manager, Services
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January 1970

Seek our mentors who you connect with and have attributes/experience/professional presence that interest you (or that you'd like to learn more about): meet with your mentors and don't be afraid to ask questions. If you find yourself under a less-than-supportive manager, seek out others, or sit tight because managers tend to shift around rather frequently here...

Job Satisfaction Level
4.0
$100k-$150k
$0-$10k
8 hours
8 paid / 2 unpaid
No
Maybe.

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Women Review Cisco Systems for Culture, Pay and Gender Equality | Fairygodboss

Free, anonymous reviews of Cisco Systems by female employees, including pay, hours, maternity leave, flextime, and company culture

3.7 stars, based on 76 reviews Company Website Lady Peeps Lady anon221 Lady bellavie Madam Waterlily Lady caligrl Madam saleman Madam PandaExpress Lady fairygodchild Lady Crazyone Lady Redwood