Presentation on theme: "What To Look For In Your First Job Benefits of a Rotational Training Program Presented by: Handleman Company."— Presentation transcript:
What To Look For In Your First Job Benefits of a Rotational Training Program Presented by: Handleman Company
2 Who is Handleman? Largest distributor of music in the world Customers include Wal-Mart, Best Buy, Kmart, Pamida, and Shopko Major customer of Sony/BMG, UMVD, WEA and EMD Sell 1 out of every 10 pieces of U.S. music Sales continue to grow and exceed $1.2 Billion Continue to expand internationally with operations in Canada, Brazil, Argentina and the United Kingdom
3 A Great First Job: The Benefits of a Rotational Training Program Exposure to all areas of the company Focus on training and development Multi-tasking and variety of projects Exposure to various management styles Learn to adapt to change A stepping stone to an exciting career More time to figure out what you REALLY want to do!
4 Exposure to All Areas of the Company Understand process flows for various departments Understand the implications of projects on other departments Increase efficiency throughout the company
5 Focus on Training & Development Professional Learning Providers In-House Training & Development Tuition Reimbursement
6 Multi-Tasking & Variety of Projects Understand day-to-day activities Understand interaction between departments
7 Exposure to Various Management Styles Observe managers Work with mentors and sponsors Develop your own management style
8 Learn to Adapt to Change Change is in the nature of business Become a leader of change! “Our only security is our ability to change.” ~John Lilly, Physicist
9 A Stepping Stone to an Exciting Career Unlimited career paths Handleman rotational training program graduates have become: oSenior Supply Chain Analysts oAssistant Managers oDirectors oAccount Executives oAnd More!
10 More Time to Figure Out What You REALLY Want to Do! Explore your areas of interest Take on a career path with variety
11 Operations Management Training Program 12 month rotational program Rotate through the corporate office Rotate through the Automated Distribution Center Goal: Develop Future Leaders of our Business
12 IU Alumni at Handleman OMT Program Graduates Philip Skinner, BS '01, Marketing/Operations Mgmt. –Rebuyer, Product Management & Logistics Kevin Garvey, BS '02, Marketing/Management –Assistant Manager – UK ADC Biansheel Dhanak, BS ’03, Finance & Business Process Mgmt. –Assistant Manager 2nd Shift – Indy ADC David Baize –Operations Management Trainee Brad Tan –Operations Management Trainee Another IU Graduate Pete Cline –President, Handleman International
13 Where Can You Get More Info on Handleman’s Operations Management Training Program? Information Session Thursday, September 23, 2004 (tonight!) 7:00 – 8:30 BU 100 Resume Drop October 8 th – 13 th Interview Dates November 2 nd & 3 rd Kelley School of Business - BPO