At Cisco, We’re Trying to Create Our Own ‘Gig Economy’ for Employees

At Cisco, We’re Trying to Create Our Own ‘Gig Economy’ for Employees

As consumers, we’ve come to expect that when we want something, we can get it. Whether that’s a taxi, a grocery delivery, or your favorite ice cream delivered to your door. The concept of “on demand” is no longer a luxury, it’s an expectation. Naturally, that expectation is now bleeding into the professional world. People are expecting their jobs and careers to give them flexibility, choice and the same on-demand service they receive at home. The problem is, that’s completely counter-intuitive to how global organizations have been structured for the last 10, 20, 60 years.