Our Mission: Assist Cisco Companions Rent Veterans


Loyal. Devoted. Disciplined. These are a number of of the traits we use to explain our skilled veterans. Traits which can be inherent to their character, even after they transition to civilian careers. The coaching veterans obtain throughout their service builds abilities and traits that present worth to their future employers.

“On the core of being a veteran is dedication and dedication; they deserve alternatives after they reenter civilian life. In my expertise with using veterans, they’ve been among the most dependable group members that I’ve employed at IntelligIS.” Marcus L. Wilson, President & CEO of IntelligIS, a veteran himself and a Cisco Channel Companion shares why he values veterans in his firm’s office.

At Cisco we help veterans as they transition to civilian life or change careers, with a number of packages and trainings. Our Expertise Bridge Program works to attach transitioning veterans and their spouses with our ecosystem companions. Employers who use the Expertise Bridge Matching Engine platform for recruiting can filter matching candidates by their veteran standing. The Matching Engine automates the method of connecting you to certified candidates, 1000’s of them having earlier army service expertise. We perceive recruiting is difficult work, however we make connecting with veteran candidates easy.

Our associate, AJ Jones, VP and CIO, Digital Expertise, Raytheon Intelligence and House, shares why he helps veteran hiring. “Our US Veterans carry distinctive worth to our firm, as they’ve the first-hand data and familiarity with our army techniques and operations, and a eager understanding of how essential our techniques are to the warfighters’ success. As well as, the values of adaptability, teamwork, integrity, problem-solving and communication taught within the army align straight with our tradition inside Raytheon Applied sciences.”

Rising Our Help of the Veteran Group

Not too long ago we had the distinct alternative to have interaction with veterans throughout Cisco’s Navy Profession Day. This world Webex occasion had the extra good thing about providing breakout periods for contributors.   Attendees met with Cisco groups, and we demonstrated how our platform can allow a veteran with their profession journey, no matter if they’re transitioning, are separated, or are exploring a profession change.

As a part of our veteran outreach, we’re partnering with teams that help transitioning army service members and their spouses. Two present relationships we’re strengthening are with the Wounded Warrior Challenge (WWP) and Onward to Alternative (O2O). The WWP has a veteran program to assist with the switch into the civilian workforce known as Warriors to Work. The main focus of O2O is on advancing the post-service lives of veterans and their households by providing upskilling, schooling, and profession companies.

How We Differentiate Veterans and Navy Spouses

Since 2018 the Expertise Bridge Program has supported veterans with varied profession sources and entry to our Matching Engine. Within the platform, veterans can self-identify their army service or point out if they’re a army partner. This permits the candidate to be recognized within the employer database with a novel badge.

Of their consumer profile, veteran candidates can embody their Navy Occupational Code (MOC), point out if they’ve safety clearance, and embody particulars relating to awards obtained and army colleges attended. These particulars enable our companions to grasp extra about their experiences as they evaluate matching candidates within the system.

If you need to work with us in our efforts to help veterans, please attain out to TalentBridge[@]cisco.com. To register for the Matching Engine use your Cisco.com ID. Your credentials should be related to your Companion group for entry to be granted.



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