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Personnel development

Investments in the development of knowledge and skills of employees are strategically important for bolstering NLMK-Kaluga's leadership position. The company implements talent and competencies development programmes.

NLMK-Kaluga sees investment into the professional growth of its employees as a prerequisite for the company’s long-term competitiveness, dynamic development, an increased value of its human capital; and, ultimately, the increased fundamental value of the company as a whole.

High-quality professional training provides the level of employee qualification necessary for solving professional challenges. It also increases employee loyalty, forms a favourable social and psychological climate at the workplace and has a direct impact on the development of corporate culture.

13 m RUR
INVESTMENT IN THE VOCATIONAL TRAINING IN 2015
80%
NLMK-KALUGA EMPLOYEES RECEIVED TRAINING IN 2015

Main areas of development

  • Versatility training
  • Professional mentoring
  • Professional training
  • Development programmes for all types of professional activity
  • Shaping and training of the talent pool
  • Top management training

Employee training system is designed to meet the individual needs of departments and jobs, modern requirements to the level of personnel qualification.

Professional mentoring is the most important stage of new employees onboarding process. It allows to save and transmit the internal potential of the professional knowledge accumulated in NLMK Group.

Mentors from among the heads of departments, supervisors, and foremen assist their mentees to navigate in a professional environment, determine the direction of improvement and to develop an individual training programme taking into account the selected direction.

There are training classes organized at NLMK-Kaluga. Under the guidance of mentors employees receive training and participate in workshops in educational centres.

Talent Pool focuses on a certain members of the staff, who have passed tests and qualify as high-potential employees who have the required capacity to perform the duties of their immediate leader.

Employees from talent pool enjoy:

  • Development courses
  • Training in higher and secondary educational institutions at the expense of the Company
  • Pre-training and certification
  • Internship in the capacity they are qualified for

Professional competitions

NLMK-Kaluga sees it extremely important to improve the prestige of working professions, develop technical creativity, encourage the employees to improve their labour productivity and qualification. For this reason skill competitions are organised on a yearly basis.

A blue-collar professional skills competition is held annually to celebrate the Steelworker’s Day and aims to foster professional development. It has two stages: a theoretical testing stage and a practical one. Winners receive monetary awards.