why was this thread removed? not all i****n mgmt play caste dictator game but plenty do.ppl need to be aware.do pls not censor truth
Topics regarding layoffs at Cisco Systems Inc.
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I hear these are going away completely. Anybody who can confirm one way or another?
Did Cisco decide to cancel this product ? Hearing rumors that they did.
One of the the SVP was let go, who has been there long time. With new CIO coming on board, impacted this leader in Bangalore. Later it was clear, who was behind all these corporate politics It is slit throat politics especially in India and Indian... — read more
Remember performance reviews and the bell curve? How about: AC-5 DG-4 KK-4 CR-3 GE-3 IT-2 AK-2 FK-1?
Unfortunately Cisco is no longer a tech hardware manufacturing firm. They are now an M&A geared organization. Along with those acquisitions come layoffs in order to make room for the new "talent" from the acquired companies. We saw it with... — read more
Weeks after thousands of employees were "impacted", 20,000+ Cisco Hunger Games survivors converge on Las Vegas for "Impact" - this year's iteration of GSX, or Sales Conference, or whatever. They will probably spend 25 million or more on drinking... — read more
I got laid off this past go around. Was let go on a Wednesday. Sulked Thursday and Friday. Applied for internal jobs the following Monday. Rehired withing 2 weeks, Cisco does fast track and I'm proof of it.
After being recognized as a 20 year employee in May, I was devastated to be impacted by the LR on July 31. Chuck stated on the July 31 Cisco Beat that all hiring managers were to make it a priority to fill open reqs with impacted employees. ... — read more
How is the work culture at Webex data center Unit as they are moving towards Artificial intelligence and enhancing existing Webex to be more interactive. The work pressure and offshore calls are enormous with engineers back in India ...is this true... — read more
Hi, i recently got offer from cisco as G10 and i would like to know from insiders that is it the right time to join cisco? i have 10 yrs of exp and the base pay is 140K for Texas. Are there any chances of layoffs ?? i heard that layoffs are quiet... — read more
I don't know what the current health insurance coverage is for employees, but I've noticed that RMAP (retiree insurance) is quite a bit different than the insurance I had as a full time employee. The RMAP deductibles are higher, and once you meet... — read more
Most of us are far from satisfied with how things are panning out right now and the long-timers sure like to remember “the good old days”. One thing is for sure, the company is changing at a rapid pace. For better, or for worse, we are yet to see (... — read more
I'm talking about everything: pay, benefits, job security... I'm guessing a lot of people are here because of the lack of the third one, but the first two points are what's still keeping me here. What about the rest of you?
I guess Cisco really is good at multitasking... Cisco and NTT Ltd. were recently selected for Fortune's fifth annual Change the World list, recognizing both companies, and their partnership, as leaders among the Fortune Global 500 in addressing... — read more
Interesting. This was supposed to happen with the Webex rebrand/clean separation. But then lots of internal systems got combined. Now they have the i bankers looking at it again?!
I got hired by Cisco when I was 22 year old. I turn 68 in a month and will be retiring January 1st. I've been on 6 different teams over the years. Always changed teams on my own choosing. Worked with white managers, Indians and female bosses. I'm... — read more
I'm a manager in SJC. Hearing rumors their will be one more round of layoffs prior to Xmas. Boss claims to know nothing. Anyone else hearing noise?
Does anyone know if employees over 60 get additional items in their severance package from Cisco? I noticed that if you are over 50 you have access to post Cobra health insurance.
Who could be hit next? What locations? What departments? Are certain employees in more danger than other? In any case , it’s hard to think they’ll stop at this point.
I don’t have much info, sorry. UK has been informed. I can only guess other countries are in process. Stay safe out there.
I have this investigation going on; I already quit my job. Not sure what the outcome is going to be. Can I reapply ? My resignation was voluntary. Any HR person here to explain the re-hire policy in such circumstances?
Has anyone ever heard of negotiating a better LR package than the standard? How did they do it?
This might be a stupid question amid all the layoffs, but I'm just wondering if there is any chance Cisco will try to keep me after I submit my resignation due to finding a better-paid job? I'd prefer to stay, but the difference in pay is too... — read more
Lots of people complaining about Cisco paying on the low side. Can't dispute that as I 100% agree., I do remember watching a recent Cisco Beat where Fran mentioned Cisco's plan is to pay in the 75% range of what others are paying. WTF would they do... — read more
San Jose computer-networking giant Cisco has laid off 488 workers, according to a filing with the State of California. In San Jose, 397 employees were turfed, and another 91 workers lost their jobs at the company’s offices in Milpitas, according... — read more
I recently moved to CX from another dept. We do have lot of stuff to do but looking at the hellfire it doesn't give any promise. Any opinions are welcome ..
You heard that right. About 4% of current workforce will be LR'ed. The announcement will be made during the Q4 earnings release today. The LR that happened at the end of July is not part of this new LR (you can say it was unofficial). This will be... — read more
I work my tail off and constantly praised by customer. Department has been trying to hire people to help me for over six months. Since Cisco cannot match salary and stock offered by hot cloud companies, no one accepted offer. Question: At grade... — read more
Any layoff impacts on Cisco Boxborough Campus?
The Cisco executives love to brag about the stock price and how it is justifying their strategy. I can’t believe people are buying into that BS.
Tech stock earnings season continues this week, as Cisco Systems reports earnings Wednesday August 14 for its July quarter. And there are reasons for optimism about the networking equipment giant’s shares. P. Morgan analyst Samik Chatterjee... — read more
It is doomed to fail. If you are smart, you'll be looking for a way out.
So assuming that some portion of the Internal job postings are actually real (bigassumption)... Why are almost all of the job postings in big HQ locations like Richardson, RTP , SJ, SF, and NY, etc etc?
The CEOs of the world's top tech companies only take a $1 a year salary. Not Chucky.