Career development in organisations to navigate changes in work and skills

IES Perspectives on HR 2021

Hirsh W | HR Network paper 147 | Institute for Employment Studies | Mar 2021

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This paper examines the challenges of career development for employees and their employing organisations against the backdrop of pre-existing trends and changes, amplified by the business and employment disruption of the pandemic.

It questions whether long-standing approaches to career development in organisations are adequate and offers some suggestions for what employers could be doing now to position their businesses and workforces better for the future.