Talent Development


Every employee at Vail Resorts is expected to be a Leader. 

As employees we hold each other to that expectation that, together, we lead the company to perform to its highest potential - to create the Experience of a Lifetime for each other and our guests.

Leadership is not a title, it's how you create an authentic relationship with others. Having an authentic relationship means being intelligent about your emotions. It requires listening - both understanding what others are saying and how they are feeling. And it requires a high level of candor... candor that is always in service of others.

Realizing your potential as a leader at Vail Resorts is a trek through challenging terrain characterized by taking risk, being vulnerable and embracing personal development. It is a commitment to continuous learning and agility and always striving to deliver the best results and realize the potential of your team. Only by re-imagining yourself as a leader can you help us re-imagine our company and our industry.

This terrain is not for everyone. We look for people who are brave, ambitious and passionate to join us on our journey! 

If you have any questions, please contact Tahoe Talent Development.


Welcome to Talent Development

Welcome to Talent Development, where the team is here to support your growth, development and success as a leader at Vail Resorts!
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This program is an opportunity for new leaders to develop the essential knowledge needed to be a successful leader at Vail Resorts. Recommended for new leaders – both new to Vail Resorts and new to leadership.
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Heavenly is full of inspiration! Get pumped by perusing some of your fellow colleagues' personal leadership stories and TED-style testimonials. Read on and get inspired.
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This one-day classroom course is the first leadership stop at Vail Resorts where participants will explore our leadership competencies and how to bring them to life.
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This program is targeted to mid- to senior-level managers as well as those who may have completed all of Leadership Essentials, and those preparing for Camps I or II.
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New Employee Orientation (NEO) is a three-hour course designed to introduce and acclimate new employees to the values-based culture at Vail Resorts.
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Insights Discovery is an indispensable tool that recognizes an individual’s behavior to help improve communication, decision making and performance. This tool uses a simple and accessible four color model to understand an individual's unique preferences, which are measured based on responses to a short online evaluator.
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This instructor-led training lasts four hours and includes both lecture and interviewing practice with coaching and feedback.
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