As a graduate trainee, your responsibilities include shadowing various staff members, participating in learning experiences, attending meetings and workshops.
You should keep an accurate record of your time at the company and be able to pass a competency test at the end of the program.
To be successful as a graduate trainee, you should be willing to learn about aspects of the company that lie outside of your department.
An outstanding graduate trainee should foster good relationships with staff members and leave a lasting imprint.
Help managers complete daily tasks (e.g. implementing new policies)
Understand each department’s (e.g. Marketing, Sales) daily processes and goals
Provide administrative support (e.g. data entry)
Get familiar with personnel duties
Participate in the company’s strategic planning
Help managers in evaluating performance (e.g. writing reports, analyzing data)
Keep track of business revenue
Research ways to increase profitability and lower risk
Create and give presentations
Requirements and skills
Experience in management or similar / relevant field (e.g. Sales etc.)
Comprehensive knowledge of MS Office
Strong verbal and written presentation skills
Excellent math and computational ability
Effective communication skills
A degree in Management or Business