Developing our people

We are dedicated to ensuring every colleague is given professional and personal development opportunities. We want to support our employees as they shape their futures and take their careers to new levels.
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Grow with us

The last couple of years have reminded us that change is inevitable. Our ability to adapt is critical as global events and new technologies continue to influence the way we work, play, and communicate. Our commitment to developing our people and cultivating a culture of growth is essential as we ensure our employees, and company, remain relevant and successful as the world continues to transform.

From individual development plans to 1:1 coaching, we provide our people with skills and opportunities to allow them to succeed.

Dive into a world of career opportunities

We understand that life is full of surprises, meaning interests and aspirations can change. That's why we offer the flexibility to explore different directions within the company. We have a supportive team that helps talents grow in their areas of interest, and we're always looking for new ways to help our employees expand their horizons. Join us and learn new skills, gain intercultural competencies, and grow both personally and professionally.


of our colleagues receive regular performance and career development reviews


free online courses for all employees on our internal learning platform - and the collection is continuously growing


of participants found that our in-house training for new managers was useful in their daily work
  • Mein Projekt
    A company can only grow if its people grow. We’re continually on the search for new ways to help our GfK employees change perspectives, step out of their comfort zone, and build their resilience to change.”
    Nico Brinkmann,
    Vice President, HR People Development & Culture

We are here to help you thrive


Internal career opportunities

Internal workforce mobility is an integral part of our HR strategy. We offer employees activities, tools, and resources to support vertical career growth and horizontal career moves. We listen to your needs and support you as you broaden and enrich your current skills and job scope, downshift into a position with less responsibility, or make a career change.
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Individual development plan

Our tools help you target and structure your professional development aspirations. With GfK, you can define the pace and direction in alignment with your manager to reach your short and mid-term career goals, while strengthening your current job performance.
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At GfK, you are encouraged to stay curious and integrate continuous learning into your everyday work life. There are more than 600 courses on a wide variety of subjects curated by the Global Learning Team to support your development goals.
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Our global mentoring program leverages our diverse community of backgrounds, personalities and skill sets to empower and support personal development. Mentees benefit from the knowledge and expertise of their mentors, gain access to mentors’ networks and increase their awareness of different functions, roles, and opportunities at GfK.
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Leadership development programs

Our programs and initiatives help managers gain the necessary skills and mindset to be a successful leader through online training, confidential 1:1 coaching, and forums to support each other.
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Our team: The shapers of tomorrow

We are on a mission to drive sustainable growth for our people, our clients and the world around us. During our 80+ years, our progress as a company has relied on extraordinary people who grow with us and pioneer disruptive methods.
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