Career Development: How HR Can Help
Career Development: How HR Can Help

Career Development: How HR Can Help

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. How are you positioned to win the war for retaining top talent?

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  • Learn the benefits of investing in career development
  • Develop an action plan for managers and direct reports
  • Coach your managers on how to facilitate effective career development discussions

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