EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND WELLNESS CITIZENSHIP

Investing in Professional Development and Employee Wellness

At Medtronic, we believe every employee deserves to work in a safe environment where they can thrive, with opportunities to advance professionally, and the ability to share in company success. Our learning and development programs help our talent reach their full potential, build lifelong skills, and strengthen our inclusive culture. We support professional development by providing educational opportunities at all levels of the organization and take a structured approach to career conversations.

Two-way dialogue is critical to driving an inclusive culture. That’s why we invite feedback and encourage employees to share their voice in a variety of ways throughout the year. We integrate safety into our workplace culture, prioritize our employees’ health and wellness, and recognize each other’s accomplishments through our global "Recognize! Program". Combined with our compensation and benefits package, these initiatives set our people on a path to a successful and a rewarding career at Medtronic.

EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT AND WELLNESS  — Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) Highlights

We take pride in helping our employees succeed and build meaningful careers at Medtronic. In FY20 we:

  • Spent $72million on professional development and offered more than 22,000 learning resources to employees
  • Focused on targeted programs to ensure employee safety during COVID-19 and provided direct financial, health, and well-being support, including 30 days of leave pay for employees in certain scenarios related to COVID-19
  • Prepared for the expansion of our Family Care Leave benefit to over 75 countries
  • Supported employee wellness on our Healthier Together platform, with over 56,000 employees participating
  • Gained valuable insights into the Medtronic employee experience with a 77% engagement rate in our Organizational Health Survey – 11% above industry average

Read a summary of our 2020 corporate citizenship progress
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