Following a not-so-linear path

Geneva-based JTI focuses on building competencies, succession planning, performance management among global workforce
By Sarah Dobson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 05/01/2015

Career paths are changing — they’re not always linear. Which is why Japan Tobacco International (JTI) encourages employees to build their competencies and skills beyond their core functional areas of expertise, according to Ilona Alonso, global HQ human resources vice-president in Geneva.

“We take a truly global and flexible approach to help them grow within the company.”