Ethical Employment Practices
We are committed to attracting and retaining top talent in our diverse, global workforce through programs based on competitive compensation, benefits and an outstanding corporate culture that fosters camaraderie, collaboration and career development. We adhere to core principles of human rights by complying with international standards and by establishing a safe, healthy working environment based on respect and fairness for all employees, regardless of gender, nationality or ethnicity. View our human rights policy statement here.
In the Cirrus Logic fiscal year 2021, our voluntary turnover was 6 percent compared with the external market benchmark of 12 percent.
Cirrus Logic is dedicated to hiring and developing a global workplace that values each individual and their contributions to our corporate success. We regularly review our hiring processes to ensure they adhere to our core principles of equality in the workforce. We are focused on increasing engagement with all genders and underrepresented groups and have adopted strategies to create an even more inclusive and positive work environment.
Health and Safety
Cirrus Logic is committed to providing a safe working environment for our global workforce. A dedicated team of Health and Safety professionals provides the tools, training and programs to help ensure compliance with all global standards. We want to provide each employee with the knowledge, training and resources to succeed – safely!
Cirrus Logic conducts risk assessments for health and safety and complies with all workforce standards in an effort to prevent accidents, incidents and unsafe workplace practices. We routinely review our activities, equipment and the use of certain chemicals to ensure health and safety protocols are properly maintained.
Cirrus Logic has a health and safety management system, accessible to all of our employees through a dedicated Health and Safety Standards portal. Employees are encouraged to provide suggestions to improve the safety in the workplace. Health and Safety performance is monitored and managed by our in-house team and insights are shared with both management and employee representatives at least quarterly via committee meetings and newsletters.
In the event of an incident, the situation is investigated and analyzed for a root cause so that corrective actions can be taken to prevent any further recurrence and ensure the health and safety of our employees.
Regular education, specialized training and e-learning tools are provided to share site-specific safety information for employees. Our goal is to ensure our employees have the skills, training and preparedness they need to minimize the risk of illness and injury while in the workplace. Trainings include first aid and evacuation exercises to ensure emergency preparedness. Regular on-site safety training is also provided in specific areas for gas safety, cryogenics and exit procedures.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
Our Focus on Innovation
Innovation is more than just one of our core values - it drives our company's success.
Cirrus Logic’s customers are leaders in the markets we serve and our products are utilized in some of the most creative products on the planet. With each new product, Cirrus Logic employees push the boundaries of innovation for the integrated circuits used in everyday products by consumers across the globe. Our substantial investment in research and development funds advanced-process technology development, new product introductions and expansion in adjacent application areas. This investment is critical to fuel future opportunities. We protect our intellectual property with a strong portfolio of patents worldwide, which enables us to offer differentiated products.
Workplace Recognition and Awards
Cirrus Logic believes our employees are at the center of why our company continues to be recognized as one of the top companies to work for on both a regional and national level. By fostering a family-focused culture based on regular employee feedback used to direct new employee programs and services, we continue to build strong core values based on communication, integrity, innovation, continuous improvement and job satisfaction. Cirrus Logic is proud of the recognition we have received from these influential organizations who assess workplace culture.
Global benefits go well beyond just offering highly competitive compensation. Cirrus Logic believes it is important to provide our employees with company-sponsored health insurance programs, generous personal time off allowance, and a wide variety of programs to recognize and reward each employee within our family-friendly atmosphere.
Through a carefully selected network of healthcare providers in each of our global locations, we believe our benefits are a key reason for our exceptional level of employee retention.
- Company sponsored healthcare (medical, dental, vision, disability, etc.)
- 401(k) and related pension schemes
- Generous personal time off (PTO)
- Discounts for childcare and subsidies for family care
- On-site Med Clinic in Austin for Cirrus Logic employees and their covered dependents
- Parental leave
- Mental health counseling services and resources
- Emergency travel assistance for employees
At Cirrus Logic, we believe wellness is a way of life and plays an important role in maintaining our dynamic workforce.
- Biometric testing
- Flu shot clinics
- On-site fitness facilities at major locations
- Wellness and fitness classes such as cardio, yoga, weight training
- COVID-19 testing and vaccines
Cirrus Logic prides itself on maintaining a world-class employee training and professional development program to maximize our employees’ success. We believe our employees place a high degree of value on their personal advancement and are eager to learn. Our employees have completed training in areas such as management and leadership development, engineering and technical skill building, health, wellness and other professional topics.
Cirrus Logic provides tuition reimbursement for undergraduate and graduate level students. Continuing education plays an important role in supporting our employees’ career development and advancement.
Facilitating learning and sharing best practices across the organization are important aspects of employee development. Our in-house experts have a wealth of insights and we are always looking for opportunities to bring in outside experts to promote the exchange of ideas in new areas. We promote this through events like Tech Talk Tuesdays, where academic and industry leaders regularly speak with our employees about their research and facilitate thought-provoking dialogues, and KnowledgeShares, where in-house experts talk about the work they are doing with their teams to increase employee understanding of the innovation occurring across the company.
Cirrus Logic provides on-site and virtual corporate libraries that are supported by a dedicated librarian to provide a wealth of information via online subscriptions, print materials, research assistance, and tutorials. These libraries provide important research services for our technologists that save time and help advance engineering projects. In addition, we provide access to books, technical reports, journal articles, leadership development and more. Employees now also have free access to Audible for Business, adding flexibility to access more learning and development opportunities.
Cirrus Logic has developed a variety of recognition programs to reward both individual employees and teams for exceptional efforts in the areas of innovation, critical project development or just for making that extra effort to provide superior customer service.
From monthly concerts, to weekly happy hours, to family-friendly events, Cirrus Logic's commitment to building an engaged workforce is becoming legendary.