Cue the confetti — The 2023 #WeAreCisco #LoveWhereYouWork Contest winners are here!

Through your photos and videos, we’ve seen the thousands of ways you #LoveWhereYouWork, from Days for Me to giving back and all the amazing places the flexibility of technology and hybrid work have allowed you the freedom to go. What we experience as Cisconians is truly something special.

Each post also earned $2, adding up to $10K, for Save the Children and Rise Against Hunger, the charities chosen by your votes!

The most challenging part of this contest is selecting the winners from all the incredible entries, and this year may have been the toughest yet. You all #LoveWhereYouWork, and it shows. Keep your eyes on the @WeAreCisco social channels and this blog as your stories from this contest come to life in the future.

And now, our winners!

Great Place to Work

It’s no secret Cisco is a great place to work — we’ve been named Best Workplace by Great Place to Work in dozens of countries across the globe! These photos captured that incredible feeling.

The World Is Your Workspace

Working at Cisco, we have the flexibility to do our best work wherever our technology can take us. Enjoy the views!

My Life in Tech  

Take a peek into the days and the lives of your fellow Cisconians in these photogenic moments.

Cisco as Part of the Family   

#LoveYouWork is a family affair, especially when you work at one of the world’s best workplaces!

Cisco Logo Love

There’s a lot of love for our Cisco logo. Here are some of the most standout ways it showed up all over the world.

Photography Pro  

These photographers know what goes into capturing a great shot. We get to admire the results of their talent.

Giving Back Is in our DNA 

We love giving back, and it shows! Here are the top snapshots of how we’re impacting the world with our work, talents, and volunteer time.

Inclusive Communities    

30,000 members strong, creating social impact, making everyone feel welcome, and making it look good.

Be You, With Us: Freestyle   

We celebrate our unique, innovative, and diverse people and their eye-catching photos here!

Benefits, Culture, and Perks (The Icing on the Cake) 

We tell our friends and family about the culture, benefits, career opportunities, and perks at Cisco. These photos capture the best of it all.

Cisco Pets 

Competition in this category was tough, but these cute companions came out on top as the leaders of the pack.

Video Star 

Watch #LoveWhereYouWork in real-time with these filmmaker-quality clips.

First – Pankaj Joshi – Software Engineer – India 

Second – Luis Rafael Chaveiro – Digital Marketing Specialist – Portugal 

ThirdCarolina Camacho – Consulting Engineer – Spain

Employee Choice

It wouldn’t be #WeAreCisco without our employees’ voices. You voted for your favorite, and here it is!

Woman wearing business suit and towel on her head, holding a laptop, and riding a bike with a child in the basket and another on the back. The child on the back is holding a sign that says, "When 24 hrs are not enough love my mom"
Justine Sohm – Director, People Shared Services – United Kingdom

Grand Prize

Each year, one image rises to the top across categories as a true visual showstopper. This year is no different. Check out this year’s Grand Prize winner!

Haroon sitting on rocks sipping out of Cisco mug overlooking city and canals.
Haroon Mushtaq – Technical Consulting Engineer – India

Even though the contest is over, you can keep sharing your #LoveWhereYouWork moments! Remember to use #WeAreCisco, too, so our team can see it.

Do you want to #LoveWhereYouWork, too? Find an opportunity now.

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Kathleen Loescher

Content Strategist

We Are Cisco