Tuesday 12 May 2020

Update on the young TALENT group

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In the article published in January 2020, we mentioned the introduction of a new partnership option for WCRT 2019, thus encouraging the companies to invest in their young talents and give them a strong sign of recognition, by providing them with an opportunity to gain access to international exposure and offering a networking platform for young railway talent.

WCRT (organised every two years – the next one scheduled for 2021) is from now on supporting Talent attraction & retention with this new partnership option.

The WCRT 2019 young professionals were enrolled in a specific programme organised during the congress with the support of a professional coach, in order to get information and feedback about their expectations as well as enhance their cross-cultural skills. The group presented the feedback of their cooperation at the last plenary session of the congress.

The group committed itself to come back to the next WCRT in 2021 to present the results of these two years of collaboration.

If you want to know more about the team’s work, if you want to join as a Talent, as a mentor or if you have any specific idea you would like to share, please do not hesitate and join the talent’s group at www.railtalent.org. You have to log in in order to join the SIG (Special Interest Group) at https://railtalent.org/groups/?uic-talents/

The pre-conditions to join the young Talent group are:

  • Work experience between two and eight years and, in any case, being younger than 35 years old
  • Degree or equivalent/higher qualifications

Please share the information about this initiative with your colleagues and networks.

For further information please contact Nathalie Amirault, Head of the UIC Expertise Development Unit:

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