Here are some questions for you to consider when deciding on your next move with IHG.
A vertical move is into a new role at a higher level with more responsibility.
Discussing your career aspirations with your manager will help identify the skills and experience you can bring to a role and also highlight areas to develop so you can reach your potential with IHG.
IHG has so many diverse roles that there is plenty of opportunities to move between functions. If you work in a hotel you may want to gain experience in a different department or function. There are many people within IHG who have developed their careers in different functions. Speak to your line manager about gaining some experience in a different department or function.
With hotels in over 100 countries all over the world there are many opportunities for you to develop your career. Relocation could be to another region in your home country or to the other side of the world.
In order to be considered for another role you must talk to your line manager and HR representative before applying. This ensures that any suitable applications that you make can be supported and your career interests can be discussed and noted.
By speaking to your HR representative they can discuss the internal application process that is in place within your region and ensure your eligibility against this process.