Employer information

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IT&T, Traineeships & Internships, Computer Networking
Company size
San Jose, CA

Workplace initiatives at Cisco

Workplace initiative Status
Breastfeeding rooms
Coaching programs
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on paid Parental Leave
Continuation of superannuation payments whilst on unpaid Parental Leave No
Domestic and Family Violence policy
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employee engagement scores year on year
Employee turnover rate 8.41%
Employer is a Pay Equity Ambassador* No
Internal Women's networking groups
Leadership development programs
Mentoring opportunities
Minimum tenure required to be eligible for Paid Parental Leave 12 months
Open to discussing flexible working arrangements at the interview stage?
Opportunities to purchase leave No
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for primary carer (not including government-funded parental leave) 13 weeks
Paid Parental Leave at full salary for secondary carer 4 weeks
Paid volunteer days 5
Programs for parents returning to work after Parental Leave In planning stage
Targets to raise the number of women in leadership Yes - to be disclosed 2019

About Cisco

Cisco is the worldwide technology leader that has been making the Internet work since 1984. Our people, products, and partners help society securely connect and seize tomorrow's digital opportunity today.

Be you, with us

At Cisco we recognise people are unique, and encourage everyone to bring their talents to work as a team and make a difference. We celebrate this culture, to tell the ‘We are Cisco’ story directly from our employees. Discover the #WeAreCisco story,

We’ve got opportunities for everyone, from people who get geeky about IT to people who keep everyone else on track. Bring your smarts, your motivation and your passion to Cisco.

At Cisco, Inclusion and Collaboration (I&C) are fundamental to who we are – and where we are going. We see inclusion as a bridge – a way to connect diverse perspectives, spark new ideas, explore new possibilities, and inspire innovation. True collaboration – true leadership - and true success are possible only when we value and embrace a full spectrum of diversity – gender, generation, race, ethnicity, orientation, ability, nationality, religion, veteran status, background, culture, experience, strengths, and perspectives.

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A snapshot of Cisco benefits

At Cisco, we believe in a culture that enables our people to thrive, with market-leading and well-being solutions across the globe to help all areas of our lives. We offer a range of benefits that includes:

  • Top Corporate Health Insurance
  • Salary Continuation Insurance
  • Leave loading
  • Five paid days to give back to your community
  • Help for your child to thrive
  • Time to be there when it matters most
  • Covering you wherever you go
  • Recognising the people you work with every day

Great place to work - #3

Cisco was awarded #3 in best places to work in Australia, by Great Place to Work which studies the world’s most notable workplace cultures, from small start-ups to some of the best-known multinationals, and what makes them great. The study shows what we at Cisco know, a strong team culture produces superior business performance.

Cisco’s people focused initiatives like Time to Give, Moments that Matter, a focus on health and wellness, flexible work, and employee led programs including Working@Cisco ANZ, the Cisco Disability Awareness Network and the Connected Women’s Network all contribute to the making Cisco a great place to work.

Most of all, it’s the amazing spirit and people that set Cisco’s culture apart!

Supporting Women in Technology

Cisco Connected Women is an employee led initiative to help encourage and recognise amazing women in the industry. With wide-ranging programs including Mentor Me, external networking events, executive shadowing programs, the women of influence speaker series, the Empowered Women’s Network, and the Women in IT Awards, there are lots of opportunities to come together and learn more about the industry.