There is no need to institutionalize the process of helping people with their future. The way to decrease someone’s dependency on us is to keep clear that their future is in their hands.
Peter Block, Stewardship
Employees need to take personal responsibility for their own career development.
Paul Squires and Seymour Adler, Performance Appraisal
Like compensation, career advancement is a sensitive issue. Depending on the individual and how things turn out, it may be a motivating factor or a de-motivating factor. When people talk about a good employer, one of the first things they often mention is opportunities for promotion—they say the selection process is open and fair, or proudly exclaim, “Our company ...