A generation ago, the typical employee career path was the classic “ladder,” with a series of clearly defined rungs for employees to climb. Now, with new technologies and disruptions creating the need for new skills and roles, career paths aren’t so clearly defined.
Your organization may benefit from defining career paths within your company, to keep your people engaged and loyal and to decide how to invest in your employees’ development. Without the old-fashioned ladder structure to guide you, career pathing requires a holistic approach and careful planning.
What makes a career plan different from employee development?