OUR WORKPLACE CULTURE
We believe in a collaborative workplace culture, wellness and personal development.
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
EILEEN FISHER aspires to be a "learning
organization" that offers opportunities for growth
and development to every employee, both in the
daily working environment and through external
activities and events. Focused on the whole
person, learning brings new ideas and skills to our
employees, and ultimately to the workplace.
Growth and development begin with our collaborative way of working, which
encourages everyone to listen and learn from each other. Other opportunities
for growth at EF include:
Participating in teams that work across departments and across the
company. For example, people from our Design, Merchandising and Product
Development teams worked together to devise a new system that manages
the complex process of creating new collections each season.
Taking on new tasks and responsibilities.
Being coached by an experienced partner to learn a new skill. Or sharing
your own expertise with someone less experienced, learning coaching and
mentoring skills along the way.
Partnering with others to participate in or manage a project with coaching
from an experienced leader.
Becoming a part of teams, such as Wellness or Social Consciousness, to help
them serve the company and the communities we touch.
Enrolling in external training and education programs, supported by the
company and through individual annual education allowances of $1000.
Participating in key off-site meetings where various members of the
company come together to explore important topics, new ideas and business
Attending internal workshops to learn life skills for understanding yourself
and others, and to explore creativity and foster collaboration.
Engaging in our Development Dialogue process, through which employees
meet with their leaders to explore what they have been learning and new
opportunities for growth.
We believe that the development helps our company thrive, both culturally
and financially. It also affects our employees' lives beyond work. As one of our
leaders put it, "Working at this company has made me a better person."