Employees who have no sense of future with their employer are vulnerable to external opportunities. Those who are not satisfied in their jobs (more than 50% of the population) can become negative, often resulting in toxic work environments. Workplaces with a strong culture of career development can help maximize career engagement, through the alignment of individual and organizational capacity with an appropriate level of challenge. Discover the benefits, to employees and employers alike, of good career fit. Leave with practical tools and strategies for implementing career services that will maximize career engagement without breaking the bank.
You will learn:
- Benefits of considering career engagement
- Tips for making a business case for implementing a career development process
- Key components of successful career development / career management programs
- Techniques for effective career conversations
- Strategies for integrating a career planning process with other HR areas
Meet your instructor
Dr. Deirdre Pickerell, CPHR, currently serves as Vice-President of Life Strategies Ltd and Dean of Academics at Yorkville University’s British Columbia Campus; to her work she brings 25 years of experience as a career development specialist, educator, manager, and human resource professional. Based in BC’s Fraser Valley, Deirdre has extended her reach through the effective use of virtual technologies – from co-authoring papers, conducting research, and planning for presentations through to developing, launching, and managing several online education programs. In recognition of her work, Deirdre has been honoured to receive the 2014 Stu Conger Award for Leadership in Career Development and Career Counselling and the 2006 CPHR BC & Yukon Award of Excellence.