Guest post by WorkHuman speaker Sophie Wade on the Globoforce blog.
Traditional, linear careers are over. Comprehensive career design overhaul is an opportunity to take a new approach to developing employees’ careers to:
- Adapt the fixed structure for new marketplace demands.
- Use the contributions of employees themselves.
- Effectively support new workplace policies and practices.
- Recognize the role of independent contractors as part of the corporate workforce.
The result is a more fluid, responsive, and human organization.
The linear corporate ladder was a simple, yet ill-fitting structure for many. Now, employees are trying to understand and navigate an often uncharted corporate maze. Personalized, latticed careers – which have lateral, diagonal, as well as vertical options for progression – are filling the vacuum slowly, but require concerted attention to formulate.
Read the rest of this post on the Globoforce blog.