Cisco’s management structure is set up to be collaborative rather than top-down. Decisions are made by committee and social networking is promoted to connect its workforce. It has a myriad of company blogs penned by employees. You can follow the company on Twitter, Facebook and watch its YouTube videos.
Cisco has made repeat appearances on Fortune magazine's list of 100 Best Companies To Work For, which recently bestowed kudos to the company for being one of the largest U.S. providers of on-site childcare. At its San Jose, Calif., headquarters, Cisco has room for 800 children, whose parents can track them during the day via computer links.
Cisco offers a variety of training programs and courses to employees and nonemployed students, as well as certification programs to IT professionals around the world.