Baloise stood out as the perfect fit, with its renowned trainee program that emphasizes rotation, exploration, and personal development. The prospect of gaining diverse experiences and collaborating with exceptional colleagues enticed me to embark on this exciting adventure.
«Being a member of one of the most diverse and globally oriented teams at Baloise was undoubtedly the highlight of my traineeship. Within this team, I discovered the power of taking initiative rather than simply being assigned tasks. »
Before my trainee program, I pursued a degree in business administration, specializing in finance and innovation. This academic background, combined with internships and part-time jobs, equipped me with valuable skills and a hunger to apply my knowledge in the real world.
Since joining Baloise as a trainee, my journey has been nothing short of exhilarating. In just over 2 years I have worked at
- 3 different locations
- 4 different departments
- with 5 managers
- in 7 different teams
- and with countless systems and programs.
I can vividly recall my first significant presentation as if it happened just yesterday, facing a room brimming with senior account managers. I stood before them with a trembling voice and a frightened heart. Little did I know that one day I would find joy in confidently standing before a crowd and embracing the thrill of capturing an audience's attention.
One of the most thrilling aspects of my trainee journey was the opportunity to work with the Mobility Team at Baloise in Switzerland. The decision to come to this picturesque country was driven by a desire to explore new horizons and immerse myself in a different work culture. Switzerland, renowned for its precision, efficiency, and emphasis on quality, presented an ideal environment to broaden my perspective.
Being a member of one of the most diverse and globally oriented teams at Baloise was undoubtedly the highlight of my traineeship. Within this team, I discovered the power of taking initiative rather than simply being assigned tasks. Embracing a holistic approach to work was a departure from my previous corporate experience, but it enlightened me about the true essence of ownership and responsibility.
«Here's to embracing opportunities, transcending borders, and embarking on personal journeys that shape us into the best versions of ourselves.»
As I reflect on my trainee journey at Baloise, I am grateful for the opportunities, challenges, and lessons that have shaped me both personally and professionally. But most of all thankful for all the colleagues that have crossed my path and supported me in ways I could never have anticipated. . Moreover, exploring the Swiss outdoors has reminded me of the importance of work-life balance and the beauty of embracing nature's wonders.