Find out if your career development arsenal is as effective as it could be
If you’ve picked this card, you’re probably already listing all the training courses and materials you have available within the business. But whilst having a lot of resources at your staff’s disposal is great, the real question is: how are they being used?
When it comes to career progression, your staff should be clear on what they need to do in order to move on to the next stage of their careers.
- What does the next opportunity entail in terms of training?
- Which skills do they need to develop and how can they go about it?
- Is there a clear pathway leading to their next role?
- And are your courses, webinars, training programs and materials available for all use?
- Is there a referral scheme or grading system in place to manage access?
In short, think of your career development resources as a shopping experience: would you say you are like Amazon, with your employees having the ability to quickly find what they need? Or are you more like a charity shop, where everything is kind of on display all at once? Categorising the pathways available for each broad role type will ensure your talent pool is clear on how to unlock their full potential.
If you’d like some help in finding ways to make your L&D offering clearer and more accessible, don’t hesitate to reach out. And in the meantime, download our free career planning whitepaper for tips and advice.
Career Coaching Cards: Explained
This is a new series of blog posts, that explain our Career Coaching cards in more depth.
Our deck of cards contain 52 questions that help guide better career conversations and connect more with the individuals you’re having these conversations with.
Each week we are releasing a question from our deck with a little more information about why we think this question is a good question and what you are looking to get out of it when you ask it.
Download our free career planning whitepaper
This whitepaper is different from the norm, which you would probably expect from us at Let’s Talk Talent.
It has been designed to explore what you can do as HR Leaders to drive these important career conversations, while providing you practical workshop tools and tips which you can start to use immediately.