Personalized career development
Build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you.
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I am inspired about what great opportunities the future of work brings for us all.
George W. Brooks
EY Deputy Global People Advisory Services Leader
Create a career journey as unique as you are
You want a career as unique as you are. Success as defined by you. Your passion amplified by our purpose of building a better working world.
Here at EY, personalizing your career is about more than just flexibility and advancement. We’ll help keep you relevant in a world where nothing stands still. We invest in your development so that you can become a purpose-driven, transformative leader, with the mindset and tech skill sets to set you apart and help deliver long-term value to clients.
We offer every person the chance to seize new opportunities and work with cutting-edge technologies. We expose you to different clients in different industries. We encourage you to lead and to step out of your comfort zone. You get the chance to work with new teams on projects that inspire and challenge you every single day.
Be the transformative leader the world needs
Bring your agility, curiosity and passion to EY and help others navigate uncertain times by welcoming change. Paint a compelling vision that rallies others to seek the answers we need for today and the future.
Transformative leadership at EY means being purpose-driven. It means bringing out the best in yourself with continuous investment in your personal development offered by EY. It means bringing out the best in others by actively mentoring and coaching others. It means building trust, relating to others in an authentic, courageous and high integrity manner. And overall, it means being passionate about your team, business and impact on your community.
EY Transformative Leadership model
In today’s quickly changing world, ideas of leadership are changing fast too. That is why EY has developed a new Transformative Leadership model that brings together EY’s purpose, values and the leadership behaviors the world needs right now. The model is designed to help everyone at EY build a ‘better me’, a ‘better us’ and a better working world for EY clients and society.
Build the skills that can unlock doors anywhere
You never stop learning. And as a truly transformative leader, you can help our clients do the same. As the world undergoes unprecedented change, their ability to innovate depends on you. We're investing in your learning so that you can build the transformative mindsets and tech skill sets we need to thrive.
Of course, it’s about much more than your formal learning. It's also about the coaching and support you will need to grow. At EY, you’ll benefit from work experiences and opportunities that will help you transform, develop yourself and build a better working world.
EY learning and development in numbers
Invested in formal trainingUS$450 m
in fiscal year 2020
Average learning hours54
per person in fiscal year 2020
Learning hours delivered16 million
in fiscal year 2020
Build the sought-after skills you’ll need to stay relevant
Your future career may well feature jobs that don’t yet exist, in businesses that haven’t yet been created. You have skills and talents you don’t even know about and we will help you to discover them. EY Tech MBA and EY Badges are just two of our innovative learning programs to help you do just that.
EY Tech MBA
The EY Tech MBA, offered in association with Hult International Business School, is helping our people develop both the mindset and skillset to navigate the challenges ahead.
It is the first-ever fully accredited corporate MBA that is available regardless of role or position and entirely for free to all our nearly 300,000 employees in over 150 countries.
Through its innovative virtual learning model, the MBA allows our people to develop the technology, leadership and business skills they need from anywhere in the world, in a way that truly suits them.
EY Badges opens a world of possibilities by enabling you to earn digital badges for future-focused skills such as data visualization, data science and artificial intelligence (AI) and for skills like transformational leadership or inclusive intelligence.
To earn a badge, you’ll participate in required learning, challenge yourself to take on new experiences and make a contribution to the broader community. EY Badges is a portable and shareable program, and demonstrates skills and commitment not only to your EY colleagues but also to those in the broader business landscape.
EY Badges is your opportunity to continuously improve, transform and stay relevant.
Meet EY Badge earners
EY Badges demonstrates an open approach and commitment to supporting you. After all, it’s minds like yours that power the organization.
Elena Van Staden
EY Badge earned, Bronze, Emerging Technology, RPA
"Digital is disrupting the tax environment immensely, and we need to be prepared."
Core Business Services
EY Badge earned: Bronze, Analytics, Data integration
“EY Badges helps us build our knowledge in new and current technologies, and how we can apply them in our daily work.”
Technology Consulting — Performance Improvement
EY Badge earned: Bronze, Analytics, Data visualization
"It’s highly valuable for junior staff like me to build certain skillsets and personal branding. It also helps us set targets for our growth at EY."
Business Consulting — IT Risk and Assurance
EY Badge earned: Bronze, Analytics, Information Strategy
"EY Badges encourages us to develop ourselves so we can provide the appropriate services and advice to EY clients. It has pushed me to learn more about my field so I can be a seasoned professional."
Better conversations that look ahead, not backward
LEAD is our unique approach to developing EY people. When you think of traditional performance management, you might imagine an annual process driven by a look backward. At EY, performance management is about so much more. LEAD is grounded in regular conversations about you, your career, your development and your growth and learning. It’s all designed to motivate and inspire you to look forward to what’s next by understanding how you need to develop to achieve your aspirations.
Through LEAD, you’ll receive ongoing feedback that fuels meaningful dialogue about your career, development and performance. These powerful conversations, combined with technology to help deliver real-time feedback, give you greater transparency while allowing you to focus on what you’re doing and how you can be better. Through LEAD, you’ll gain insights into your performance so that you can choose and follow your personalized development path and transform into who you want to become.