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Career Development

Engaged employees create loyal customers

When organizations invest in career development, they demonstrate a long-term commitment that benefits the workforce and the business. Our research shows that helping employees craft career growth plans boosts retention and engagement levels by ensuring their jobs include meaningful, interesting work. 

An overwhelming majority of employees—83%—indicate that career support greatly impacts or has some impact on their level of engagement.

Our career development services foster career planning and ongoing conversations with your valued employees—resulting in lower turnover, higher engagement, and a stronger, more positive culture.

The top 3 reasons people are most likely to change jobs are

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We build awesome

When people are uncertain about their careers, it’s hard for them to perform to their full potential. Our career development strategies and programs bring out the awesome in your people by helping them discover and achieve what they want from their careers—and their lives—while delivering the results you need.

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Career Central

This digital hub supplements programs and reaches individuals when training isn’t an option.

Career Central is an engaging platform of self-directed online activities and tools. Individuals can access the site as often as they like to reflect on their career drivers, ask for feedback, set career goals, plan career conversations, and chart their growth. Managers can access strategies and tools for supporting their team members’ career journeys.

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Career Conversations

This program for managers drives regular, more meaningful career conversations with employees.

The Career Conversations program equips managers to understand their team members’ values, skills, and interests so they can engage in productive career conversations. The program leverages our proprietary research to help debunk the myth that a successful career conversation requires the promise of increased compensation or a promotion.

Managers will learn what employees need and how to provide individual support while continuing to drive performance.

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Your Career

This program helps individuals explore and move their own careers forward.

Your Career offers a blend of tried-and-true elements from our career development approach, including the X Model of employee engagement, a focus on values, dialogue, and the creation of an action plan. The program introduces fresh language, the latest research on resilience, flexible delivery options, and micro-learning sustainability elements to support your employees in their quest for satisfying, meaningful work.

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Case Studies

Explore our real-world client success stories

Business Impact
Brandon Hall Gold -Excellence in Learning
Of participants exceeded expectations on performance reviews

Developing Emerging Leaders at a Large Public Utility Company

To address a skillset gap with their high producing employees, the company decided to implement a leadership program, Emerging Leaders, for leaders of individual contributors.
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Business Impact
Increase of Coaching index scores

Leading Technical People+ at Paycor

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Business Impact
Of respondents felt the “Welcome to Mastercard” pathway supported business learning
Felt confident in their ability to contribute after four months

Mastercard Motivates New Hires With Sleek Digital Learning Model

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Business Impact
Brandon Hall Gold Excellence in Talent Management
Felt leadership skills improved

Developing Leaders @ Havas Health & You: From Introspection to Inspiration

Havas Health & You, in partnership with GP Strategies, established the Developing Leaders (DL) Program—a high-potential leadership development program aimed at supporting its up-and-coming executives.
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