Take control of your career
When you come to work for Total, you discover a whole world of opportunities and career options, including training programs, cross-business transfers, career changes and expatriate assignments. Your career will pass through various stages, depending on the choices you make.
Your success will depend on your performance on the job, your acquisition of new skills, your commitment to your career, your enthusiasm for training and your ability to stay informed of in-house job opportunities and take advice from those around you. Although your managers and HR correspondents play an important role, your career is essentially in your hands.
Change jobs to get your career moving faster
At Total, we strongly encourage mobility, which allows our employees to develop their own personalized career path. It’s up to you to identify your own skills and capabilities and articulate your professional goals to your supervisor and career manager. A variety of resources are available to help you do this, including intranet sites, our Job Posting site, annual performance reviews and career meetings. At Total, the chief architect of your career is you.
A training policy based on long-term objectives
To maintain our employees’ skills at high levels, ensure their ongoing employability and facilitate job and career changes, Total offers training programs that are tailored to individual needs. From your first day at Total and throughout your career, you will benefit from training that will allow you to develop your skills, hear about other employees’ experiences and learn more about the Group’s values. Training modules take into account the specific issues related to each location and profession.
- 200 career managers
- An opportunity to change jobs every 3 to 6 years
- €340 million spent on training each year
- An average of 5.8 days of training per employee per year in 2011