Category: Career Development

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Trends in Career Development and How Organisations Can Adapt

As I highlighted in my blog post, Career Development. What does the future of work look like? There are some monumental shifts taking place in the workplace. Those shifts mean career development is continually evolving. This blog post explores key trends in career development, what these shifts mean and how organisations can adapt to them.

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Seven Empowering Questions for Employee Engagement and Career Development

Unlocking the full potential of your employees is more critical now than ever before. In today’s fast-paced world, employee engagement isn’t just a trendy term—it’s the linchpin of organisational success. So, how can HR professionals, leaders, and managers truly connect with their teams and ignite their passion for their work? The Art of Career Conversation

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Gartner’s Insight on Career Development: Bridging the Gap Between Expectations and Reality

Recent research conducted by Gartner, Inc., underscores a crucial issue within many organisations: a significant gap between employee expectations for career development and what is actually provided. Only 46% of employees feel supported in their career growth endeavours, a statistic that highlights the urgency for organisations to rethink their career management strategies. Understanding Employee Expectations

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Everything you need to know about our Excellence Exchange Community

You may have noticed we recently launched a Certified Career Conversations Facilitator Open Programme. It’s designed to equip you with the skills and confidence to become a career mentor and champion, with the additional capability to empower others within the organisation(s) you support so you can foster a culture where career growth and fulfilment are

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Navigating Career Conversations with Gen Z 

By now, it’s well known that the COVID-19 pandemic caused lasting disruptions to work for all generations. But it had a particular impact on Gen Z.  Born between 1997 and 2012, Gen Z saw a significant drop in engagement. They felt less cared for, had fewer growth opportunities, and felt disconnected from the organisation’s mission.

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The Power of Upskilling and Reskilling in Today’s Workplace

In today’s rapidly changing job market, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for career growth and job security. The terms “upskilling” and “reskilling” have become buzzwords in the professional world, and for good reason. These concepts represent the keys to unlocking new opportunities and thriving in a dynamic workplace environment. In this blog post,

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