It’s no secret that career development drives employee engagement and retention. When leaders support career exploration, they send the message that individuals can grow and develop in their current organization. Employees feel More »
Join Kristen Bakalar, Director of Leadership Development, Athenahealth; Marisa Guerrero, Learning and Development Manager, SS&C Advent; and Zach Curtis, BlessingWhite’s career expert, in a discussion of what works – and doesn’t – in making career development an organizational imperative.
Attitudes about career are changing and what individuals want from career discussions is something different than what they had in the past. The goal of establishing a “multiyear plan” for career is More »
We’ve all been there. Listening to a colleague offer way too much information about his career achievements, management prowess, and soft skills way too soon. It’s painful, but that’s what networking More »
The goal of establishing a “multi year plan” for career is long gone. The question, “Where do you see yourself in five or ten years?” once seemed like a strong indicator of More »
Athletes and artists often talk about being in “the zone.” The zone is that place of high productivity – when everything else around you falls away and you are extremely focused on More »
A quick-pulse study from BlessingWhite Research – PRINCETON, NJ – December 15, 2014. As we wind down 2014, American workers are feeling more confident in the economic foundation their jobs depend More »
The career landscape is characterized by two perspectives: From the employer’s perspective, developing people is paramount to maintaining future competitiveness, but difficult when roles and required skills are evolving quickly. The need More »
An overview of the findings from the 2014 Career Global Survey – looking at data, defining the employee’s needs and the actions organizations are taking to meet them.