The You, Me and We of Career Development

HR Bartender

During a recent flight, I was reading some old issues of Training Magazine on my way to Austin for the Great Place to Work’s Small and Medium Business Conference and it occurred to me that today’s career development efforts can be summarized into three areas of responsibility.

An Updated View on Career Development

Julie Winkle Giulioni

(Adapted from Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Organizations Need and Employees Want ). In the seven years since Beverly Kaye and I originally wrote Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go , career development has only become more important.

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Tactics for Career Development: Winning Strategies to Help You Up the Ladder

GetFive

Everyone has been asked that groan-inducing question in an interview at one point or another in their careers. The companies that consistently top the Best Places to Work lists all focus on the career development of their employees. Career development basics.

Workers are looking – and leaving – for career development

HR Morning

Prospective employees see career development as among the most important reasons to sign with —and stay with — with your organization. And, while you may think you are offering top-notch learning and development programs, they don’t think you are doing such a great job. Surveys show that workers and employers don’t agree on how well organizations are meeting employees’ development expectations. Employee development. Leadership development.

Empowering Female Talent by Promoting Career Development (i4cp login required)

i4cp

and “Developing a Plan.” And Lincoln Financial actively promotes open roles to members of diverse, external organizations such as Women in Insurance and Financial Services, and the Women’s Institute for a Secure Retirement.

Employee Well-being Needs to Include Retirement Plans

HR Bartender

Not just from the standpoint of the many different HR functions: recruiting and onboarding , training and development, compensation, etc. but from the variety of backgrounds that transition into HR careers. I know one of your areas of expertise is in the area of retirement planning.

Career Development: How HR Can Help

Paycor

Gone are the days when employees stayed with a single company from hire to retire. Job hopping is the new norm, and employers are being challenged to revamp learning and career development opportunities for their people. Develop an action plan for managers and direct reports.

How to Retire by 45: Early Retirees Weigh in

Thrive Global

For many working adults today, retirement is so far away that it feels like it will never arrive. And in an era of snowballing debt and diminishing social security payments, many workers are questioning whether or not they’ll even be able to retire at all.

How to Create SMART Career Development Plans for Your Employees

Insperity

SMART and GROW are two popular acronyms that are used as guidelines to shape career development plans. GROW sometimes gets added to SMART for added structure in shaping a career development plan. Before sitting down to work on a career plan , both manager and employee should think through the coming year’s goals, using SMART and GROW as guides. Meanwhile, you should consider where each employee is in his or her career.

How To Make the Most of Your 401(k)

GetFive

Creating a long-term, successful career is about more than just getting the perfect job – it’s also about managing your personal finances. Unfortunately, retirement savings are often put off – after all, you’ve got plenty of time before then, right?

Companies Are Not Prepared for Aging Workers

HR Bartender

The challenge is reframing the retirement conversation. Years ago, retirement was like resigning. You went into the office one day and you said, “I’m retiring.” When you retired, you stopped working and started collecting your pension.

How to Create Learning Paths that Align with Company Goals

HR Bartender

can instead identify future talent needs and provide career development opportunities. Educate employees on how to develop relevant goals. That means emphasizing from hire to retire the concept of learning. Use SMART to develop learning action plans.

How to Create a Vision Board on Pinterest

HR Bartender

Vision boards can help us with our career goals, life goals, and maybe even retirement goals. Career Development Strategy and Planning Technology and Social Media goals social media strategic planningI don’t know about you, but I have some plans for the future.

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12 Tips for SHRM Annual Conference Attendees: #SHRM18

HR Bartender

I know I’ll be grabbing a venti dirty chai to make the “ Surfing the Silver Tsunami: 5 Ways to Navigate the Post-Boomer Retirement Era ” session at 7a on Monday, June 18.

How To Build a Successful Mentoring Program

HR Bartender

The Boomer generation is planning to leave the workforce (or at least transition to part-time or semi-retirement). One of my go-to resources for design ideas is the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Infoline series.

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Work Journals Help Employees Accomplish Their Goals

HR Bartender

Recently, I stumbled across this post on the Career Contessa blog about the benefits of work journals. According to Achor, research shows that developing positive habits has been linked to lower levels of stress, higher levels of resilience and higher levels of success.

Your 5-Day Plan to Learning Pinterest

HR Bartender

They have several boards such as “Making a Difference”, “Careers and Job Hunting”, and “Saving for Retirement”. Career Development Consulting HR Tech and Social Media Training and Development Recruiting and Retention social media

Recruiting Success: Try a Student Loan Benefit Program

HR Bartender

One big difference is student loan benefits can apply to degrees acquired prior to entering the workforce, as well as those earned during your career (depending on how the policy is designed).

Season of Change Guide to Successfully Changing Your Career

Career Metis

Changing careers can be challenging. To be successful in changing careers, let’s get philosophical and start by defining terms, what is career change? To me, it also implies moving to a different country and retiring from the military.

Overcome Talent Shortages by Exploring Untapped Talent Pools of ‘Unretirees,’ Says Report

HR Daily Advisor

Be it young or old, more than one-third of global candidates (34%) perceive their age as their biggest barrier to career development, according to a global study conducted by ManpowerGroup Solutions, part of ManpowerGroup.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?

HRExecutive

Slightly more than half of the respondents worry about retaining key talent, with the next most common concern being developing leaders and succession planning, followed by improving the employee experience, and driving innovation and helping teams work together.

Career Coaching-as-a-Service – Your Next Personal Trainer?

Career Metis

Career coaching is a great way to help individuals who are facing a decision about the future of their career make informed decisions on their next steps. . Why not employ professionals than to look after our ‘career health’? How did career coaching come about?

Turning Age into Advantage: Tips for Job Searching for Professionals 55-plus

GetFive

If you still think your job hunt could use a little dusting off, working with a GetFive career coach can make a big difference. Blog Job Search Job Search Basics Career Development Morale Older Workers Overcoming Fear Transition

How to Negotiate Your Way to Your Dream Job?

Career Metis

The same goes for perks such as 401(k) contributions and retirement benefits. You may not arrive at an agreement this time, but you may cross paths with the company again in your career. Landing your dream job is an exciting prospect.

3 Signs Your Career is Killing You

Career Metis

In this article, let’s look at the 3 telling signs that your career is killing you. 1) You’re Not Growing in Your Career. While we all can’t fulfill our dream of retiring into the mountains and writing the next great American novel, what is to say you, specifically, can’t?

Steve Boese: Navigating mergers, acquisitions and coronavirus

HRExecutive

Even if we think we are a small organization in the middle of America without any international operations or customers, this outbreak, which developed in a medium-sized city on the other side of the world, now affects all of us.

The Great Generational Shift: How Employers and Managers Can Prepare

Everwise

The Boomers are filling up an “age bubble” in the workforce such that there are many more people at or near the ordinary age range for retirement. The successful organization will have as many different career paths as it has people.

From Hire to Retire…Technology Overview

NGA Human Resources

Two of management’s biggest challenges are effectively onboarding and offboarding—respectively, the seamless integration of new workers into the system and the removal of those retiring— while ensuring that the company consistently maintains the capacity for achieving its mission and business goals.

Key to Sustainable Success: Developing Middle Managers

Everwise

According to census data , retirement rates will increase significantly as the US workforce ages over the next 10 years, resulting in a vacuum within today’s middle management. The role they play in increasingly flat organizations should justify investments in their development.

How Do You Improve Employee Retention?

Best Money Moves

A lack of career development was the most common reason employees left their jobs in 2017 (for the eighth consecutive year). Almost 20 percent left their jobs to go back to school and advance their careers, or because it was too overwhelming to balance work and school.

How to set up your millennial talent for future success

Ceridian

Baby boomers are retiring at a relatively rapid rate, and as hiring heats up the focus is on millennials. In fact, the vast majority of young workers – 74 percent of millennials and Gen Zers – indicated their schooling didn’t prepare them for their careers.

Today’s Generation is Changing Employee Benefit Packages of the Future

HR Daily Advisor

The direct benefit might not even have the same dollar value as another company’s higher salary or retirement plan—but it’s never just about the numbers; it’s about winning someone over to your company because in some way it feels more like home. I try not to use the “Millennial” label.

Why You Need To Be The CEO Of Your Career

Thrive Global

Gone are the days where employees spend their entire careers with one company. Career change is the new normal. With job tenure averaging about four years, career progression is no longer linear. That’s why it’s more important than ever to be the CEO of your career.

5 Ways You’re Losing as an Employer

Stratus

Career development and training. Develop employees with trainings and opportunities to position them for future growth. Here’s how: Provide answers regarding benefits, final paycheck, retirement policies and more in a respectful and courteous manner. Develop termination policies and procedures to help reduce risks.

GE is Reinventing Talent Management

HRExecutive

issue of the Harvard Business Review has an interesting package of articles on the 16-year tenure of recently retired G.E. One of what may be among his lasting impacts on the company is the campaign to use algorithms to transform the way GE develops and retains its 300,000 employees.