ECN helps newly hired Cisco employees and other individuals who are early in their Cisco careers succeed. The group facilitates a networking, mentorship, and knowledge-sharing platform.
The Early in Career Network (ECN) helps members gain a better understanding on how globalization and working in virtual teams can positively affect the workplace. This Employee Resource Organization (ERO) also shows how different generations can communicate and work together effectively.
According to “Generation Y and the Workplace: How Our Generation Wants to Work,” today’s new workforce is looking for:
ECN helps newly hired Cisco employees and other individuals who are new in their careers succeed. The group facilitates a networking, mentorship, and knowledge-sharing platform that helps:
With more than 5000 members worldwide, ECN helps people:
ECN uses the following technologies:
This Cisco technology supports one of the most important goals of ECN, which is to facilitate cross-functional, cross-border networking and best-practice sharing.
What Makes Cisco ECN Most Proud
In the past year, ECN participated in the State Farm Partnership Event in San Jose, California. During the course of six sessions, members showcased Cisco TelePresence and Cisco WebEx technologies, as well as addressed issues and shared best practices for:
The Cisco TelePresence events were cohosted by Cisco and State Farm. They drew more than 70 attendees from State Farm and ECN chapters across the United States. Participating organizations freely expressed their best practices on inclusion and diversity, and all participants learned from each other.
ECN team members shared insightful recommendations on proven Cisco programs, such as:
Overall, this was a tremendously successful event, and ECN members are looking forward to future engagement sessions with State Farm’s Young Business Professionals (YBP).