When I Grow Up, I Want to Be A…
By Patrick Ropella Posted 02/13/2015
Many busy professionals start out with definite career goals. Years later they find themselves wondering what went wrong. Hectic schedules, changing values, and pressures of a balanced lifestyle can detour career plans. Here are a few guidelines to get employees on track:
- Map out a Plan; Ask employees to take stock of their current situation and think about where they want to be in one, five, and ten years. Encourage them to tap into their sources of inspiration to create goals that fuel the fire within.
- Let them Grow; Offer professional seminars and continuing education classes to help employees discover their specialties and talents.
- Encourage Balance; Remind employees that family, friendship, and personal time are equally important to achieving long-term success.