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Career Management - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
Choosing a career can be a huge decision, and it can have a large impact on your life. Fortunately, choosing a career does not mean you are picking your job for the rest of your life. To get a better understanding of this concept, this chapter explains career development and its stages, which can include moving on to a new professional stage in your life and training for a new career. Some of the specific topics the lessons in this chapter cover include:
- The purpose of career management
- The stages of one's career from establishment to withdrawal
- Employee training programs
- Types of training methodologies
|What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose||Explore the concept of career management.|
|Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal||Discover the various stages of a career.|
|Types of Employee Training Programs||Learn about a variety of employee training programs.|
|Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation||Examine the different methods employers use to train employees.|
1. What Is Career Management and Development? - Definition and Purpose
Companies can invest in both their managers and employees through career management and development systems. These programs offer counseling, planning and workshops to help employees manage their careers.
2. Career Stages: Establishment, Advancement, Maintenance & Withdrawal
A career stage model explains the four stages that individuals pass through in their careers. The four stages consist of establishment, advancement, maintenance and withdrawal.
3. Types of Employee Training Programs
There are several types of employee training programs. Employees may receive basic literacy training, interpersonal skills training, technical training, problem-solving training and diversity or sensitivity training. Each type of training targets a different facet of an organization's overall culture and performance.
4. Methods for Training Employees: Mentoring, On-The-Job & Job Rotation
There are several different types of training methods used to acclimate an employee to a new job or even to a new position within his current organization. In this lesson, we'll discuss several different methods, including on-the-job training, job rotation and job mentoring.
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