When you hear the words Professional Development, what comes to mind? Many people immediately think about terms such as “succession planning,” or “career path.” While those things certainly require new skills and knowledge, focusing on training for the next job may cause as many problems as it solves. Someone once described the normal corporate career path as “getting … [Read more...]
Can You Work from Home and Still Have a Career?
Everyone knows that if you work from home once everyone else returns to the office, you’ve obviously decided your career doesn’t matter. Right? A recent article in Bloomburg quotes Morgan Stanley CEO James Gorman, who has some strong thoughts on remote work and why we need to go back to the office as soon as possible. We’re going to share a few of his more controversial … [Read more...]
Remote Workers Own Their Own Development
Alice had a nice little career track going. When she worked in the office with everyone else, she took part in a lot of training, got promoted regularly, and managed to find lateral promotions that offered new challenges and opportunities to feel challenged. That began changing two years ago when she started working from home, and has only gotten more noticeable since COVID … [Read more...]
Building a Remote Leadership Development Program
by Chuck Chapman, Content Strategy Coordinator As Kevin and Wayne constantly point out, while location and some things change when we have remote teams, much of what makes an organization successful remains the same. That's very true when it comes to leadership development. If you want your organization to continue to grow, you need to have a plan in place to build a … [Read more...]