Building a successful career has never been more challenging. Globalization, social and political upheaval, rapid shifts in markets and business priorities, the use of outsourcing as a competitive tool, and the loss of the traditional employee-employer compact have conspired to make building a career inside most organizations a challenge at best. Workplace learning and performance professionals (as well as human resource and information technology professionals) are uniquely positioned to experience the fallout from the challenges of the new millennium. With few exceptions, these professionals face:
access to fewer resources
increasing levels of accountability
increasing levels of competition
increasing responsibilities ...