Ask SWC: What Are Your Favorite Career Development Initiatives

October 9, 2013   //   Careers, , , , ,

SWC Technology Partners has won various awards and recognitions for our workplace culture over the years, including Crain’s Chicago Business’ Best Places to Work and Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to Work for. SWC’s award winning culture is focused on our commitment to employees and helping them succeed. Watch this week’s episode of “Ask SWC” to discover some of SWC’s career development initiatives.

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SWC has a variety of career development initiatives that help employees achieve long-term professional growth. Some of these initiatives include:

  • Employee Lunch and Learns: Employees get valuable insights to help them succeed through SWC’s monthly lunch and learns focused on new projects and up-and-coming technology. These lunch and learns help employees stay up-to-date on all of the information they need to know within the company.
  • Certifications: SWC supports and encourages employees to get professional technical certifications and to continue educating themselves on new technology. Employees at SWC are encouraged to ‘test out’ and gain hands-on learning experience with these new technologies in our onsite learning lab.
  • Mentorship and Career Development: SWC has a mentorship and career management program that helps customize career paths for each individual to make sure they are achieving their long-term goals for professional growth. Through this program employees gain valuable experience and exposure to new technologies by shadowing senior consultants, helping them expand their skillset and achieve more in the future.

SWC is always looking for talented and intelligent individuals who are passionate about technology and want to grow their careers. To learn more about SWC’s career initiatives head over to SWC Careers or follow Patrick O’Rourke on LinkedIn.

If you enjoyed this post about SWC’s career development initiatives, please read a few of SWC’s other pieces on our award winning employee culture:

A Few Ways to Keep Employees Engaged and Have Fun in the Workplace
Chicago Area IT Solutions Provider SWC Focuses On Work-Life Balance
SWC Named One Of The Top 10 Coolest Companies To Work For In Chicago
SWC Earns Fifth Consecutive Chicago’s Best and Brightest Companies to Work For
Crain’s Chicago Business – SWC One of Chicago’s Best Places to Work 2013
SWC Receives the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce ‘Work Hard Play Hard’ Award
SWC Technology Partners Named One of Brill Street’s 2012 Top 50 Employers for Gen Y Emerging Talent in Chicago

If you enjoy this series, check out a few of our past “Ask SWC” videos:

Ask SWC: What’s a Great CRM Tool for Your Sales Team
Ask SWC: What Is A New Technology That You Find Interesting
Ask SWC: What is the Most Useful Feature of SWC’s Managed Services