People and Culture

July 13, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Returning to work in a year unlike any other

Over the last 18 months, the notions of work/life integration have been under the microscope as we consider how best to transition to a safe, trusted and productive hybrid work model. We speak to one of the Cisco team, Sahar, who recently came back to work after taking a break last year. Hear what it has…

June 18, 2021

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Bringing your whole self to work, proudly

It’s Pride Month globally, a celebration and recognition of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual, Two Spirit (LGBTQIA2S+) community with various events held around the world. June is marked to recognise the Stonewall Riots taking place in 1969 and is an opportunity…

A look at teams for teams week

Over the past year, we’ve all done our best to connect with our peers in a hybrid model. We’ve always had flexible working practices at Cisco, and a culture of trust that gives employees the confidence to make decisions about how they work. However, it’s important to make time for human connections and…

Earth Day: Protecting our Precious Planet

One of the reasons I love working at Cisco is the freedom to pursue your passions, and make an impact. For me, that’s protecting what’s precious: our planet. Based in Australia, there is wonderful nature all around me. Being fortunate enough to be able to travel and see some of nature’s wonders, I’ve been…

December 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Developing Talent

Investing in continuous learning and development of employees leads to effective task performance, and a more productive, effective and harmonious organisation. Get the 5 steps to maximise talent potential. Developing Talent Hiring and onboarding talent can be highly resource-intensive with…

November 23, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Attracting Diverse Talent

Rejuvenation is needed to invigorate individual, team and company performance. By attracting new ideas from diverse thinking people, performance plus growth can soar to new heights. Attracting Diverse Talent Thinking and acting differently as a result of Covid-19 induced pressures, rejuvenation…

October 26, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Diverse Teams Do Better Work

Diversity boosts innovation and fuels business growth. Collaborating, challenging and testing assumptions enables teams to deliver better work, and heightened benefits to the stakeholders and communities they serve. Diverse teams do better work Diverse teams boost innovation, meaning diverse…

October 19, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Onboarding Talent

A critical step to creating an enriching initial experience for new hires come into play during the onboarding process. What are the considerations to achieve high employee productivity and engagement? Now that you have hired the highest potential talent, what’s next? Whilst most companies deem…

September 1, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

‘A day for me’ across Australia & New Zealand

As part of its support for employees during this pandemic, Cisco offered the entire organisation a ‘day for you’ last Friday, for employees to spend how they wish. We asked our team to share how they spent the day across Australia & New Zealand, with varying experiences due to the current pandemic…