2020-03-09

Essity GO! Program – the start of a global career with purpose

Text: Ola Claësson

Foto: Julia Sjöberg

Maria Plaza Walden står i en trappa i Essitys stora, ljusa reception.

Growing up, Maria had over 70 penpals from all over the world. She dreamt of working in a field where she could nurture her interests in languages and different cultures. Her current job as a Global Employer Attractiveness & Talent Acquisition Manager at the leading hygiene and health company Essity, is meeting all those criteria.

Tell us more about GO!

– During the past year, we have had time to develop our GO! program into being more global to its character, which will benefit the participants in terms of networking and future opportunities. GO! offers recent graduates a position with responsibility from day one. With support from their manager, they will learn how Essity works in a hands-on-fashion and be encouraged to drive their own career based on business needs. The program consists of different learning modules and job rotations taking place over a 24-month period.

Maria Plaza Waldén

Title: Global Employer Attractiveness & Talent Acquisition Manager

Education: Master in International Marketing/ Bachelor in Organization & Leadership, School of Business, Economics and Law at University of Gothenburg, 2004.

What is your career advice for newly graduated students? “Join a company that offers a culture that appeals to your own values and has leaders who support your development as well as encourage you to have fun at work!”

What kind of people are you looking for?

– We are looking for candidates with a bachelor’s or master´s degree and up to 24 months of work experience after graduation. Fluency in English and an international mindset is a must. Essity is a company that cares for people and the world around us, so you need to show an empathetic approach combined with a strong drive to deliver great results. The number of GO! candidates will vary each year due to our business needs and we are looking for graduates from many different fields, such as Sales, Marketing, Finance, Logistics & Supply Chain, IT & Data Analytics, HR, Manufacturing and Research & Development. This year we particularly encourage graduates within sales and marketing to apply.

GO! is the perfect way to start an international career with purpose.

How do you apply?

– The recruitment process will start in Europe and Latin America around April/May 2020 and in the USA in late 2020. Interested candidates can already now send in a notice of interest through our general GO! graduate postings on our website. Working for a company that improves the everyday life of people around the world is very motivating. GO! is the perfect way to start an international career with purpose and break barriers to improve well-being.

 

 

Read more: https://www.essity.com/careers/students

Essity

Essity är ett ledande globalt hygien- och hälsobolag. Vi ökar människors välbefinnande genom våraprodukter och tjänster. Försäljning sker i cirka 150 länder under de globalt ledande varumärkena TENA och Tork samt andra starka varumärken såsom JOBST, Leukoplast, Libero, Libresse, Lotus, Nosotras, Saba, Tempo, Vinda och Zewa. Essity har omkring 46 000 medarbetare. Nettoomsättningen 2019 var cirka 129 miljarder kronor (12,2 miljarder euro). Huvudkontoret ligger i Stockholm och Essity är noterat på Nasdaq Stockholm. Essity bryter barriärer för ökat välbefinnande och bidrar till ett hälsosamt, hållbart och cirkulärt samhälle.   Läs mer: www.essity.com och www.lifeatessity.com

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