Have you already received feedback from employees who were able to participate in this program? How was their experience?
Melis: We receive ongoing feedback in all rounds. Following the fifth module, we also engage in an official feedback loop. Hereby, we try to make it as interactive as possible. In doing so, we not only gain insightful feedback, but also receive suggestions on how to improve the format. This is important to us because our program is an ongoing learning process.
The feedback is consistently positive, and we can summarize that the onboardees perceive program as a significant added value. I personally believe that the participants are just happy to have the opportunity to get to know the business units beyond their own area in a virtual format. Also, the possibility of building up an international network is well received by the participants.
Is the program finalized or consistently changing?
Melis: We are constantly working to improve our program. In doing so, we always try to incorporate and address participants’ suggestions for improvement. In addition, we are in a digital environment, which is why the program is always evolving and there is certainly more to come in the future.