Manager’s Guide to Employee Development

Book Description

As managers, we are expected to hold career and professional development discussions with our employees, although many of us feel ill-equipped for these conversations. Are you unsure how or where to begin with your employees' development? Perhaps you want to brush up on how to create more meaningful development plans?

This TD at Work is a primer intended for managers, human resources professionals, and others. It is a practical, go-to guide that will explain:

  • why career development is important to the organization, employee, and manager
  • who is responsible for specific aspects of the employee development process
  • how to facilitate the employee development process
  • the characteristics of a strong individual development process
  • how to lead successful development discussions

About Senffner, Daine

Leadership and Organizational Development Lead, Thermo Fisher Scientific, Chemical Analysis Division
David Hosmer, EdM, CPLP, has 26 years' experience in organization development, learning and development, and coaching as a manager, director, and consultant across a variety of industries. He is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Education, MIT internal Leader to Leader, and the Harvard Kennedy School's Art and Practice of Leadership Development, and a lifetime associate member of the Career Thought Leaders Consortium. David can be reached at CascadingCoaching.com.