Career Discussions

Bopp, Mary Ann
December 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Dec2009, Vol. 26 Issue 12, p14
The article elaborates the necessity of career development discussions for employees even in the midst of training budget cutbacks as a result of the economic downturn. It explores the many ways where managers can conduct meaningful discussions to craft career plans for employees to help them develop their skills and achieve their goals. Pointers for preparing such conversations are detailed which include sharing with employees the company's goals, and letting them inventory their skills.


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