Saint-Gobain supports its employees’ learning goals by providing tuition assistance, team-building activities, and training programs. Favorite past team-building activities include whitewater rafting and high ropes courses. To help employees advance in their careers, Saint-Gobain also offers high performance leadership and technical training opportunities, focusing on topics such as situational leadership, emotional intelligence, and change management.
Saint-Gobain hires talented people—and then trusts them to do their jobs. Employees set their own goals about how their territories and the business should grow, and they are given the freedom to work towards those goals. Regular meetings and phone calls between co-workers and departments ensure that employees are on the same page.