Sanjay Bagai

Recruiter Info

Name: Sanjay Bagai Title: Career Services Manager II Email: LinkedIn: Phone: 408-324-4340 Twitter: @airsrecruiter

Company Info

Company: Cisco Location: San Jose, CA Website: Careers Page: LinkedIn: Twitter: @wearecisco Facebook:

For Job Candidates

Preferred Method To Be Contacted By A Candidate: Email Preferred Process For Following Up On Application: Send an email to Things That Impress You In A Candidate: The things that impress me most about a candidate is the research, due diligence and excitement they have about the company they are applying to. Some candidates go one step further and fully understand the role, group and team they are interviewing for. I'm always impressed when a candidate interviews me. Why should I want to come and work for Cisco? I think it shows confidence and respect for their trade, which I appreciate. Things Candidates Must Include To Be Considered For Job: Things candidates must include are whether they've previously worked for Cisco, their contact information, which company they are currently working for, current location, desired working location and current/expected title or position. Things That Will Disqualify A Candidate From Getting Considered: Aside from the obvious, perhaps leaving on bad terms or having a negative track record. Can Candidates Apply For Multiple Positions And Not Get Penalized?: Yes

Recruiter's Perspective

What's your favorite quote? The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy. - MLK, Jr. What do you like to do in your free time? When I'm not working or spending quality time with my children, I enjoy playing basketball and gardening. In a sentence, why do you enjoy working at your company? Cisco is like a well-funded start-up with insanely smart people, everywhere! In a sentence, how does your company have fun on a regular basis? Cisco employees are engaged with team activities, giving back and other social activities. My favorite recent activity was when we rented out the entire Levi's Stadium to conduct an employee only concert! In a sentence, how would you describe the employees at your company? Cisco employees are innovative, laser focused on the future yet have the balance to maintain today.

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You might be surprised to learn about the impact you can have in Data & Analytics at Nike versus at a major tech giant. Nike employees get to work on a wide array of challenges, so if you're obsessed with math, science, computers, and/or data, and you love sport, these stories may inspire you to work at Nike.

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Employee loyalty is something every company longs for. It's estimated employee turnover costs as much as 130-200% of an employee's salary. When a talented, knowledgeable, trained employee leaves, it's bad for business. And, when lots of them leave, it can be the kiss of death.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the interview situation one of our viewers, Remi submitted. He was in an interview and was asked the question: How many cows are there in Canada right now? - What a weird question but this is a technique that some hiring managers are using these days.

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If you saw our first video, you might have heard about the awkward situation one of our viewers, Kevin submitted. He is a college student who's working a part time job to make ends meet. The manager/owner of the company has become a micro-manager who watches him work on camera and reads his company emails. A bit over the top wouldn't you say?

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All work and no play can create a tense and unwelcoming environment. Studies have shown that employers that offer additional perks have employees that are happier and more loyal to their place of employment. If you are looking for an employer that acknowledges how important it is to give its employees a place to de-stress and bond with their co-workers, check out these companies!

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In this week's episode of "Well This Happened", we want to know what you would do if you worked for an owner who micro-manages you my watching you work on camera and reading through your company emails.

We want YOU to be the career coach and tell us which one is the RIGHT answer!

Think you know? Vote below, and stay tuned for later this week when we announce the right answer (and why the other ones are wrong).

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