The international shipping company delivers via internally groomed talent.
Delivering to more than 220 countries, UPS covers a lot of ground, and it takes a lot of employees to do it — more than 415,000 in total, 44,000 of those managerial. The vast majority of this management staff — 75 percent — began their careers at UPS either driving or loading UPS's trademark brown trucks.
According to Amy Whitley, vice president of human resources at UPS, promoting from within defines UPS's approach to talent management; any given employee of the international shipping company has likely learned it from the ground up. Whitley discussed with Talent Management how this approach helps keep everyone at UPS on the same street.
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