People and Culture

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…

August 27, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Bringing your whole self to work: Cisco Pride

The Cisco team has a range of employee resource organisations made up of passionate individuals who champion and support the full range of diversity and inclusion at Cisco. In fact, it’s what makes Cisco such a great place to work – underpinned by a culture in which you are encouraged to bring your whole…

August 10, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Diversity Drives Sales Innovation

Similarity kills innovation. Having a diverse workforce changes the way we think, resulting in higher success, plus efficiency. We live in a world filled with people from a diverse backgrounds; in order to succeed in a business that reflects the wider society, it is essential to have more intersectional…

August 10, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Managing Evolving Workforce

Like every generation before, motivations of the workforce have evolved. A new wave of information-rich individuals – the Generation Z or Millennials! – are shifting the way that companies think about hiring, developing and maintaining their top talent. So, how can companies attract,…

July 21, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Cisco named #1 Best Place to Work in Australia!

I am so proud to share that Great Place to Work has recognised Cisco as the #1 Best Workplace in Australia, for organisations with more than 1,000 employees. Cisco has been moving up the ranks over the last few years, from #3 in 2018, #2 in 2019 and now, #1! Each year, we’ve listened to the feedback from our…

Understanding neurodiversity and autism as a superpower

April marked Autism Awareness Month, which works to increase greater understanding, acceptance and inclusion of people on the autism spectrum. During the month, the Cisco Disability Awareness Network and Special Kids Group in Australia and New Zealand shared a questionnaire to help educate employees…