How I made a difference at work

Gillard, Stuart
July 2008
People Management;7/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 14, p38
The article discusses the activities of a human resources consultant in Zurich Financial Services and the lessons he learned from it. The article mentions the 20006 development program for European General Insurance business, which aim was to help accelerate the development of employees identified early in their careers as critical talent for the future. According to him, continuous stakeholder engagement and support is critical when striving to challenge the status quo and that in-depth planning is important to ensure smooth delivery of a program.


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