Employee reviews on Glassdoor.com slam Cisco

Reading the pros, cons and advice to Cisco senior management from employee reviews on Glassdoor.com is revealing to say the least.

Since I'm the only one who laughs at my jokes, I naturally thought I was the only one who read my blog too. So imagine my surprise when I received the following email message this morning:

"Hi Brad, I just wanted to send you a quick note to let you know that I'm a huge fan of you, and your articles and commentary about Cisco Systems. :-) You say it like how it is ---- offering the unimpeded, unobstructed, straight-forward brutal truth in the most candid fashion. Don't let the naysayers get to you. I would guess that most them who disparage and impugn on you are most likely people from CSCO's PR machine. CSCO's HR guys are widely known to pepper sites like www.glassdoor.com with 'positive reviews' of a fabricated nature, dismissing opinions critical of CSCO as missives coming from disgruntled employees. Don't be swayed otherwise. You do your thing, my friend."

Out of curiosity, I checked out www.glassdoor.com to see what it was about and according to its website:

"Glassdoor.com is a career and workplace community where anyone can find and anonymously share salary details about specific jobs for specific employers or company and interview reviews describing life on the inside of an employer — all for free."

But frankly I've got to say, I'm truly shocked by the following employee reviews of Cisco that appear on Glassdoor.com:

Is it me, or are you just as shocked as I am to read these Cisco employee reviews on Glassdoor.com? BradReese.Com Cisco Refurbished - Services that protect, maintain and optimize Cisco hardware Contact: Brad Reese | Twitter: http://twitter.com/BradReese

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