June 26, 2020
How Anu Sharma met the challenges of her stretch assignment to gain a soft start to a new career path
When Anu Sharma joined Signify in 2017 as a Validation Engineer in R&D for Philips Hue, she had been in the field of software R&D for around 11 years. After two-and-a-half years in the role, she decided she wanted to realize a long-term goal of moving into project management.
An internal stretch assignment vacancy in project management caught her eye. This would be a perfect way for her to learn more about this field, she thought. Her manager was supportive and before too long, Anu was tackling this new challenge.