What is Career Pathing? Understanding The Answer To Today’s Biggest Workplace Problem

What Is Career Pathing? Understanding The Answer To Today’s Biggest Workplace Problem Employee engagement is the holy grail of the modern workplace. Despite insights into the problem of a disengaged workforce, however, statistics on engagement have hardly changed in more than a decade. (On average, two out of three employees remain disengaged.) New evidence, however, supports…

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One Performance Management Change That Can Boost Employee Engagement and Performance

One Performance Management Change That Can Boost Employee Engagement and Performance Despite the changes many companies are making in performance management models, 58% of executives still believe their current approach has little positive effect on the two things performance management is meant to drive: employee engagement and high performance. They’re right. In fact, many models…

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Four Steps to Successfully Implement Career Pathing

There are several reasons why companies have not implemented career pathing: Years of traditional employee processes; resistance to changing those processes; fear of employees expecting advancement once they have a career path; belief that these solutions are costly and time-consuming; and expecting implementation will be complex and resource-intensive. In reality, understanding the steps involved in implementing a successful career pathing plan helps ensure a smooth transition for the company, rapid implementation time and immediate as well as long-term ROI.

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Fixing Stuck: Engaging Employees With Career Pathing

Lack of engagement is a wide-spread problem according to numerous studies, with anywhere from a fifth to 84% of employees claiming to be actively unhappy at work. The vast majority of these employees are also considering or have considered quitting. Desire to “move up the ladder” and “lack of opportunity for advancement” were cited as major reasons for this desire by 20-30% of respondents in one study. In fact, according to that same study, the vast majority of employees feel “stuck” in their careers, with less than 25% able to see a clear career path in their current job.

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Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training

Consequences of Out-of-Date Certifications and Training Every year companies face the challenge of managing their employee’s certifications and training requirements. When that process is not properly managed, those companies face serious consequences. Employees without proper training and certifications are at risk to injury from working in unsafe work environments, companies can receive federal penalties for violating certification…

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