Career Development Conversations

Career Development Conversations

Learn how to conduct meaningful career development conversations that significantly impact how engaged and motivated employees feel

We all know that meantingful career development conversations significantly impact how engaged employees feel, but despite this fact, they are often overlooked or avoided.

How do you conduct a meaningful career development conversation? Where do you start? What questions do you ask? How do you deal with difficult topics? These are some of the questions that we will answer in Career Development Conversations.

What Will You Learn To Do?

Career Development Conversations will equip learners with the knowledge and skills needed to conduct meaningful career development conversations.

  • Demonstrate an understanding of employee engagement.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the managers role in employee engagement.
  • Demonstrate how to prepare for a career development conversation.
  • Demonstrate how to conduct an effective career development conversations.
  • Demonstrate how to apply the GROW model to a career development conversation.

What Will You Learn?

  • Employee Engagement: What is employee engagement, and what does it look like? How do effective career development conversations impact it?
  • The Manager's Role: How do managers impact employee engagement? Whats the manager's role in developing careers?
  • Preparation: How should a manager prepare themselves and the employee for a career develppment conversation?
  • Career Development Conversations: What are the attributes of an effective career development conversation? How are they different from performance conversations?
  • GROW: What is the GROW model and how should it be applied? How do you integrate GROW into a career development conversation?

How Will You Learn?

The Gift of Feed Forward is designed to transfer knowledge and build skills effectively and efficiently through a holistic learning approach:

  • 2 Hours of Online Learning: Learners are asked to watch a collection of bite-sized videos in the lead to the workshop.
  • 5 Hour Workshop: A classroom-based or virtual workshop that employs collaborative learning, experiential learning and reflective practice as the primary learning strategies.
  • Learner Toolkit, Job Aid & Template: A collection of downloadable documents, quick and easy references and templates for learners to and use.
  • 1.5 Hours of Post-Workshop Activity: A very real activity that is designed to reinforce learning transfer through application and reflection.
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People Managers & Team Leads
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Classroom or Virtual
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8.5 Hours
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Minimum - 8
Maximum - 16
Multiple Learners? Volume pricing is available to organisations that want to develop multiple managers and team leads.

Customisation? Volume pricing is available to organisations that want a customised version for their teams and/or departments.

What Do Past Learners Say?

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