Author(s): Greg Smith Sr.
When people experience career satisfaction, it unleashes boundless energy, creative and capability. Yet most leaders feel illequiped and reluctant to have meaningful career conversations with their employees, that will assist them in finding such satisfaction. While most employees understand they are responsible for their own careers, many are unaware of how to navigate their career pathways, and many leaders have delegated this aspect of their leadership responsibility to the HR department. With present disruptions to the job market, it's never been easier for employees to shop around for other job opportunities, with competitor approaches made more accessible via platforms such as LinkedIn, and Search Firms mining these resources for the best candidates. Ongoing career conversations are the key to investing in employee relationships and taking an active, dynamic and ongoing interest in their career satisfaction and development. This book assists leaders develop their skills in holding career conversations and build this capability into their everyday leadership.