Training and Further Education

Get ahead with Zurich

You have to keep moving to get ahead. So Zurich offers a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. Continuous individual support on the job is as integral to our approach as targeted training and development.

Comprehensive staff development

Staff development is an ongoing process at Zurich. In accordance with our corporate and HR strategy, each employee is supported on a personal and professional level. This process comprises, among other aspects, an individual development plan, modern performance management, standardized career development opportunities and specific talent management.

Intensive on-the-job training

Around 90% of professional development happens while you work. Hence, Zurich gives employees intensive on-the-job training. From mentoring and coaching programs, through project work, to job rotations and expert groups: our goal is that employees at all levels of the hierarchy and in every field learn from each other and drive each other forward.

Multidimensional development opportunities

Zurich operates the Zurich Academy where staff learn insurance know-how and functional knowledge in fields such as sales, underwriting and finance. Zurich Academy also provides an extensive range of leadership and behavioral training, and supports our staff in implementing this in their day-to-day work. Zurich also helps staff attend external training courses where it is required and the candidate is suitable.

Different career paths

Staff development at Zurich also means that our employees have many paths to choose from in their specialist and/or management careers. As a globally active group, Zurich currently offers more than 300 different position profiles. The biographies of Zurich employees reveal that our staff fully embraces this variety, and follows career paths that are as diverse as they are enriching.

Talent Career Development Program

This exclusive program promotes talent: i.e. specifically preparing employees who demonstrate excellent performance and high potential to take the next step in their career.

The program includes a number of interesting options for developing leadership skills; it is an important tool for promoting talent and placing these individuals in key positions.

If you want to take your next career step at Zurich, then the Talent Career Development Program is your springboard.