People and Culture

February 7, 2020

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

“I work in a job that did not exist when I was studying.”

A conversation with Emma Reid, Global Marketing Manager for Cisco’s Networking Academy Emma Reid is a well-regarded champion for diversity and equal opportunity particularly in creating programs that bridge the gap and enables a stronger sense of community within the IT industry. Emma is the Global…

December 19, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

2019: A Great Year at Cisco ANZ!

The year has whizzed past, and at Cisco Australia and New Zealand it has been jam-packed with world firsts, innovation, announcements, executive visits, volunteering, mentoring, a plethora of awards and more! As we officially shutdown for the year at the end of the week, It’s always great to reflect…

December 19, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Cisco’s Connected Santa – making special connections possible

This time of year is about connections – with family members, with friends, and for many kids they have one person in mind that they’d like to meet and share their hopes and dreams with. It can be an extremely tough time for children in hospital, let alone over the festive season. It can also be a challenging…

November 7, 2019

SMB

Top Three Small Business Challenges that can be Overcome

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) in the Asia Pacific region are expected to scale up on limited resources. Business leaders have to do much more with much less while responding as quickly as possible to market changes. While digital transformation helps SMBs stay competitive, the journey…

October 31, 2019

COLLABORATIONS

Supporting an inclusive workplace culture in Singapore with tech – and why it matters

International Sign Language Day came by in my social media feed under the hashtag #IDSL2019 – in the form of a Scottish student who invented 100 new signs for scientific terms, to help make STEM jobs more accessible for the hearing impaired. It occurred to me how small actions and ideas can have great consequences…

October 15, 2019

THOUGHT LEADERSHIP

5 Leadership Traits that Successful SMB Leaders Have

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) have a lot on their plates. They have to grow market share as fast as they can and scale smoothly, while staying on top of their game in terms of being innovative and competitive. Delivering what customers want, how they want, and when they want it are all factors…

October 4, 2019

PEOPLE AND CULTURE

Cisco rises to #2 Best Place to Work in Australia!

We are absolutely thrilled to move up to #2 Best Place to Work in Australia, building on the top 3 spot last year! This recognition reinforces the value and work we’ve been doing to listen and create the workplace culture where our employees can thrive. Whether this is through the meaningful work they…

CX Gives Back across Australia & New Zealand

Giving back in our communities is part of Cisco’s culture and DNA. But it’s more than giving back by volunteering our time – it’s also in aligning our skills and passions, so we can truly provide meaningful support to organisations in need, which is when you see and feel the impact. The Customer Experience…

August 7, 2019

COLLABORATIONS

How the tools make the digital workplace

Digitization has changed the workplace immeasurably. From filing cabinets and workplace cubicles to cloud storage and remote working, advances in technology have streamlined processes and empowered employees. The result: businesses benefit from improved productivity and efficiency, while…