CERN exists to understand the mystery of nature for the benefit of all. Providing a supportive environment for all people contributing to the aims of the Laboratory and developing these people to face the scientific and technological challenges that lie ahead at CERN is key. Today, CERN strives for excellence and calls for a highly qualified and motivated workforce that is continuously developed to meet the evolving needs of the Organization. It offers a wide variety of learning opportunities that range from language courses, communication and management to technical training. Learning and development happens in many different innovative ways and methodologies that help its people acquire essential competencies to take on new assignments, be re-deployed into new areas of activity, remain efficient and motivated at all times.