Our Culture of People Development
An Environment that works to bring out your best.
At Kraft Foods, employee development is more than just training, it’s a way of life. We hire talented people, provide them with challenging opportunities and engage them in their development. The result is an organization of talented, engaged and committed employees who rank among the world’s top business professionals.
Our guiding principles for employee development are:
Kraft Foods recruits and expects motivated, active learners;
Development is a career-long process and is most effective when it includes diverse experiences and focuses on doing the work of the organization;
Managers play a critical role in promoting development and must know their people, capabilities and aspirations;
Kraft Foods standards and processes provide direction to worldwide development practices.
Our processes provide the common language, standards and tools to support each employee's development, and can maximize career potential, including:
Orientation programs to get employees introduced to a good start;
The Kraft Foods Leadership Competency Model which defines leadership at all stages of a career;
A core training curriculum linked to career stages;
Performance appraisal and development feedback for everyone;
Senior Leaders as trainers in training programs;
Regional based action learning program to unlock potential of talent;
A global aligned succession planning process to identify and promote development of talent;
Formal and informal mentoring or coaching programs;
Community outreach and volunteer opportunities;
Easy intranet access to development and career management information and tools;
International exposure for employees with excellent performance and potential.
Kraft Foods’ commitment to people's learning and development, they are the key to our success. Our approach for people development is based on the principle of three E: Education, Experience and Exposure which combined with classroom training, self and on-job learning, mentoring and coaching, etc. to enhance the effectiveness of learning and make it a delicious journey to our people!