GSK is committed to rewarding, developing and retaining talent. It shares the responsibility of its people career development needs through support in financial terms as well as in career through a wide range of programs including rotations in different departments so employees can have an overview of the business process. Then a training and development plan is prepared and all Departmental Heads are involved in it. Periodic assessment is done for training and developmental needs and also for analyzing skills and potential of employees. Based on this at final stage employee is evaluated though a series of interviews and then either promoted or transferred to more appropriate department matched for skills and potential. Most of the time succession planning is done at the time of hiring of a new employee. HR works in close collaboration with departmental heads and defines the road map for a job position.
There are vast ranges of resources available to help employees determine and meet developmental needs discussed in the presentation.