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Continuing instability within the workforce (the Great Resignation that we hear about daily) has re-ignited the war for talent. Organizations and leaders everywhere are challenging themselves to find ways to engage and retain employees. Read my interview with Skip Prichard.

Seventy percent of U.S. employees report being at least somewhat likely to leave their current employer for another with a reputation for investing in employee learning and development, according to a Harris Polls study and as called out in the new book, Promotions Are So Yesterday: Redefine Career Development. Help Employees Thrive. Read my interview with […]

For leaders, there can be dread (and perhaps even fear and loathing) that surrounds career development conversations. Yet, it’s one of the most important roles a leader plays. It’s good for employee retention and it’s the right thing to do for employees – to allow them to stretch, grow and gain satisfaction at work.

Retention of top talent – always important to business success – has become an increasingly vital priority. Today’s continuing ‘great reshuffle’ sees employees in all sectors contemplating and making the choice to take their skills, gifts, and passions elsewhere. And one of the primary reasons they leave is career development (or lack of it.)

It’s time to finally recognize that the language of climbing the corporate ladder is just one of the dialects of career development – and like Latin, for many it’s becoming a dying language. Leaders who are willing to become more fluent in this area will be able to have richer conversations that drive greater employee […]