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The Journey to Convey Various Expertise to Cisco Companions

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As Cisco works to builds a extra inclusive future for all, we all know that we will’t do it alone. Our Companions and Distributors are an integral a part of that journey, and we’ve created a number of methods so that you can construct that bridge with us. From sustainability initiatives to certifications to social justice efforts, time and time once more you might have confirmed to be simply as devoted to powering a extra inclusive future for all as we’re.

Whereas the above talked about initiatives are necessary, maybe one of the vital necessary to our function is in addressing the tech expertise hole and serving to historically underrepresented communities discover tech employment by way of the Cisco Expertise Bridge Program.

Make a Connection

Companions and Distributors who take part within the Expertise Bridge Program are related to expertise by way of the Expertise Bridge Matching Engine. This distinctive, automated platform matches candidate {qualifications} with the wants of employers, simplifying the hiring and job search—for free of charge to you. We at present serve over 180 nations, in 17 languages, and help our Channel Companions in addition to a various group of candidates.

One of many methods we join with expertise is by taking part in occasions, which additionally presents a chance for you—our Companions—to interact as nicely. Cisco Expertise Bridge Program Associate members are usually not solely notified of all upcoming occasions, but in addition have entry to all candidates within the pipeline.

In September, we’ll be taking part in two occasions that we invite you to take part in as nicely:

Upcoming Occasions and Alternatives

Via these occasions our Companions can interact and be taught extra concerning the various expertise we’re bringing onto the platform.

  • Black is Tech Convention: Coming into its fourth yr, the Black is Tech Convention goals to attach black and brown tech professionals, college students, and entrepreneurs and supply entry to assets and development alternatives. This yr’s convention is a hybrid occasion, with over 20,000 anticipated to attend digitally and three,500 in-person in Atlanta, GA. Andrico Spates, Senior Supervisor, International Associate Gross sales and Enterprise Growth, might be talking and Cisco might be attending as part of our African American Cisco Associate Group initiative. To realize visibility and match to the expertise from this occasion, set up an account and put up jobs on the Matching Engine. This occasion is geared in direction of Companions hiring in the USA. Additionally, you will have the choice to filter matching candidates by those that attended. Along with the Matching Engine, be part of us at this free occasion, both nearly or in-person.
  • Refugee Hiring Webinar: Be part of us on September 28, 2022 for this informative session. The objective is to help our Companions in navigating the refugee hiring course of, as we perceive that hiring refugees can generally be a sophisticated course of. Working with our NGO companions, our audio system will share data on obstacles to employment refugees usually face in addition to greatest practices for employers to help hiring refugees and within the office. We even have a pair case research to share on how Cisco helps hiring displaced people. Most significantly we’ll discover how we will work collectively to make an influence by hiring refugees.

In This Collectively

Trying ahead, we hope you’ll keep on this journey with us as we proceed to strengthen our current relationships with Cisco Networking Academy alumni and navy veterans. And we’ll provoke and increase upon {our relationships} with international refugees, disabled communities, LBGTQ+, Traditionally Black Schools and Universities (HBCU – US based mostly), Hispanic Serving Establishments (HIS – US based mostly), and Tribal Communities. companions can take part in future occasions and data classes as we work to create a extra inclusive future for all.


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