YOUR Development @ Philips

At Philips we are amidst an exciting, progressive business transformation- evolving from a company that sells electronic products to an organization that delivers strategic, innovative solutions to people when and where they need it most. As a result, we are intensely focused on driving a culture of growth and performance- one where each individual employee can realize his / her full potential in a way that mutually supports our cause and yours. Here are a few ways we are driving this, which you’ll experience firsthand should you come to work for Philips.

  • Personalizing success.
    We know that top performing organizations no longer dictate the definition of success uniformly across the company. Rather, it is defined by each individual achieving what matters to them, in context of the greater business mission. Thus, each year every employee at Philips collaboratively develops personal performance goals with his or her manager, ensuring alignment to business and team objectives. Successful achievement of those goals dictates bonus reward amounts, promotion-ready status, and overall employee happiness.

  • Individual career development planning.
    The career development direction you crave is likely different from that of those sitting next to; and that’s perfectly okay. At Philips, we don’t define a few career paths and ask you to pick one. Rather we invite each employee to craft an individual development plan each year, wherein you’d visualize a few preferred career path directions, identify resources or learning gaps to pursue them, and gain managerial support to realize them in both the short and long term. We welcome entrepreneurial, out-of-the box thinking during this process and continue to be impressed by some of the distinctive career paths our people have effectively traversed.

  • Supporting mobility.
    Long gone are the days where an entire workplace population is fighting to move vertically up the corporate ladder. However, one thing remains true. That today’s top performers crave consistent challenge, and that today’s top employers open doors to ensure they have it. As a global company operating in over 100 countries, across 3 diverse industries and behind hundreds of leading innovations, Philips is well-placed to deliver a career that covers wide-ranging territories all under one roof. We actually have a defined target on how many job vacancies we fill with our own people vs. external candidates. In North America, we’ve consistently exceeded that target over the past several years. What does that mean for you? Once you’re in the door, support and resources are behind you to go explore professional areas that align to what you are most passionate about.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans’ Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.



Please be aware that the Philips Talent Acquisition team has been made aware of a scam, where individuals have been misrepresenting themselves as representatives of Philips. Philips does NOT use Yahoo! Messenger, or any other instant message tool as a channel for recruitment. Any Philips legitimate communication would come from an @Philips.com email address. If it appears that you may have been the target of a phishing/social engineering scam, please be aware that is not associated with Philips official recruiting process in any way. We take personal security and privacy very seriously and are investigating this scam. Please be aware that in the past similar scams, such as the one you may have experienced, the possible intent was to solicit bank account information or, have asked you to deposit a fraudulent check, then withdraw the money, and send funds via wire transfer to a third party as part of a fake employment deal. If you are approached with such a proposition, please do NOT share any financial or personal information via Yahoo! Messenger, or any other avenue until you feel certain that the recruitment request is legitimate. If you feel that you have been a victim of this scam by providing personal or sensitive information, including bank account information or you have deposited a check sent to you by the scammer, you may exercise your option of filing a report with your local Police agency and or with the FBI by following this link: http://www.fbi.gov/report-threats-and-crime.


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