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What it means: employees have opportunities to advance in their career and can gain skills and knowledge.

When it's a strength

  • Employees have development plans designed to help them develop skills to improve performance in their current jobs and develop competencies to achieve longer term career goals.
  • Managers and supervisors provide skills coaching and career development support.
  • Career paths are transparent.
  • Opportunities exist in current jobs to develop the skills necessary to advance.

If it’s a weakness:

  • It is unclear how to advance in a career.
  • Employees feel stuck at their current skill level in performing their jobs.
  • Career advancement opportunities are dependent on who you know.

What you can do

Download an action plan tool kit and get started today:

Growth and Development - Career advancement

Growth and Development - Skill development