Opportunity, Training & Education
At Douglas, we strive to enrich the lives of our employee owners. To achieve that mission, we have a consistent focus on helping employee owners grow through many training and education opportunities – both internal and external. There are programs to help our team members set career goals and lay out plans to achieve them. When positions are available, we strive to present the opportunities to internal resources first.
“I have grown a lot personally and professionally. Douglas Leadership Academy has provided me with the tools and experiences to grow into a future leader as well as a better individual, coworker, and employee owner.”
Hannah D., HR Specialist
“Douglas Leadership Academy has given me a new perspective on my leadership style, personality and what motivates me at work and in life. I look forward to using these new skills and building on the relationships gained during our sessions.”
Jeremy J., Mechanical Designer
“Douglas Leadership Academy has been an extraordinary experience for me. It has provided me with opportunities to build new perspectives, skills and relationships. This has enabled me to become a more effective leader and team player here at Douglas and within our community.”
Renae M., Electrical Engineering Supervisor
Employee owners can pursue opportunities within Douglas in a couple of different ways. They may apply for open positions where they feel their skills can contribute to the success of the team. We also have many positions that have progressions laid out so that as individuals advance their skills, experience and knowledge, they can be rewarded with new opportunities.
Employee owners were offered and accepted new positions within the company in 2021.
Employee owners received promotions in 2021 as a result of growth within their current role.