Spain, 2017-Mar-17 — /EPR Retail News/ — Carrefour Spain expects to create stable employment for over 5,300 people during 2017. Its commitment to employment for young people will continue form part of its identity again this year, as well as digital skills to support the strategy of the company’s strategy in its transformation towards multi-channel commerce.
Of these stable jobs, 3,400 are a result of the integration of teams and staff from stores acquired from Eroski, which will gradually become part of its retail business.
Carrefour’s objective is for 85% of its workforce to have a permanent contract. At the close of the year, Carrefour Spain had 49,000 employees in Spain.
Record spending on training: €15 million / year
This year, Carrefour Spain expects to spend record amounts on training with an investment of over €15 million / year providing one million hours of training. The aim is to continue its commitment to training in digital skills to support the company’s strategy throughout its digital and multi-channel transformation.
The added value of international training.
The development of employment among young people forms part of the Carrefour philosophy, which is why, for a number of years, the company has devoted considerable resources to different projects such as the Commercial Development Plan, the Trade School, the Professionalization Project and the Carrefour programme with the university providing work for young people. At the same time, Carrefour Spain is developing University Campus with Cordoba University (UCO) to train its managers. The company also has agreements with various national and international business schools to train its management and directors, with courses in United States and Asia, as well as an Internal Digital University for training all of its employees in new technologies.
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Source: Carrefour Group