PERM Cisco delayed again. Any tips?

Cisco lEfe88
May 9, 2018 19 Comments

PERM application getting delayed since last 3 years due to reorgs. Anyone who was in same boat any tips on how to overcome this? Change job title? No 'Leave Cisco' comments please.

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  • HCL 1s2r
    It is problem this year as well? Fuck, I am joining Cisco.
    May 9, 2018 4
    • Cisco hech1bee
      You mean leaving
      May 9, 2018
    • HCL 1s2r
      No joining
      May 9, 2018
    • Cisco yUYw72
      No you mean leaving.
      May 10, 2018
    • HCL 1s2r
      No man, I just d signed my Cisco offer for 2 nd time
      May 10, 2018
  • Bloomberg DRQSSlayer
    if you're on H1B nothing stops you from jumping ship.
    May 9, 2018 4
    • Cisco lEfe88
      OP
      H1B yes. But don't want to jump ship.
      May 9, 2018
    • Bloomberg DRQSSlayer
      like anywhere else, relationship with manager is king. BFF with your manager and have them push your case. Unless your manager is waiting for gc, then go higher up.
      May 9, 2018
    • Cisco hech1bee
      Being in Cisco how can one get an uncommon job title?
      May 14, 2018
    • Cisco yUYw72
      Software engineer is the most common role in Cisco. Some try to get promoted to technical leader or principal engineer. Or move into different roles like product manager, UX designer, manager, sales engineer, etc.
      May 14, 2018
  • Twitch L5- ->L6
    Cisco filed my PERM in 2014 after 3 years of continues layoffs/reorgs starting 2011... Cisco execs and HR knows the importance of filling PERM to retain talent... No guarantees but I guess Cisco will stop all reorgs for a year and open up window to file everyone's PERM together..
    May 9, 2018 0
  • Apple Okidoki
    I have heard there is a little room when they can file and managers should know it and act quickly
    May 10, 2018 0
  • Cisco / Eng
    axeiscomin

    Cisco Eng

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    axeiscominmore
    I was in the same boat. PM me I'll tell u what helped.
    May 9, 2018 1
    • Cisco / IT gnit
      What helped u to get the PERM filed?
      May 10, 2018
  • Cisco nwyR48
    Quit cisco. The only way out
    May 14, 2018 0
  • Intel fpHa33
    I didn’t change my job title for PERM.
    May 9, 2018 0
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    • Cisco yolobee
      Looks like changing title just for this is against the protocol.
      May 31, 2018
  • Cisco mElo13
    m in same boat... hoping to jump ship... not that easy to get another employer to file asap 😪 ..... please let me know if there is an alternative.
    May 29, 2018 0
  • Cisco BKjO58
    Same boat....moving to India for good and thanking Cisco for forcing a decision on me that I never would have been able to take.
    May 11, 2018 0