Career conversations

Whether you're a manager or a team member, having focused and open career conversations can really help to construct great professional pathways. The workshop will explore how career conversations are essential for motivation, performance, job satisfaction and business growth.

Max 12 participants
100 mins

Impact

On your business

  • Improved performance – employees who can have open and valuable career conversations will feel more fulfilled and motivated within their role, boosting productivity. 
  • Greater job satisfaction – by identifying the basic needs and aspirations for their role, employees can have focused conversations with senior team members to ensure they feel fulfilled and satisfied within their role. 
  • Business growth – companies that encourage conversation around careers allow team members to develop in their role, ensuring growth of the organisation from the individual level up. 

As a result of this workshop participants will

  • Recognise the importance of having career conversations. 
  • Understand the career navigation model and how it can be used to help plan and drive more effective career conversations. 
  • Identify actions they can take to have more effective conversations. 
  • Create an action plan for their own future conversations. 

Learning activities

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Workshop

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Discussion

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Online resources

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Action plan

Want to know more?

Careers, and what we expect from them, have changed dramatically from the traditional linear model of the “career ladder”. New and emerging roles, remote working and global connectivity means that non-linear career paths are much more common- making it even more essential to have effective career conversations.  

The workshop will begin by exploring how career conversations are essential for motivation, performance, job satisfaction and business growth. Participants will explore the Navigation Model and use this to identify their own needs and aspirations for their roles, equipping them with the skills to have much more insightful and focused career conversations in the future.

They will then discover the four types of journeys that anyone could be on within their career, remembering that career paths are often not linear!

By exploring what steps they need to take to progress on their journey, and whether they need to “zoom in” or “zoom out” to allow this progression, participants are given valuable insights into the actions needed to allow them grow and develop their career. Finally, participants will come away with an action plan and a range of top tips that will enhance their career conversation skills and drive their professional development. 

Who will benefit?

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New graduates

who are looking for ways to have meaningful conversations about their career as they develop professionally.

Individuals developing their careers

who may want to develop a role they are already in, or progress on to a new role. 

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Managers

who want to be able to have productive and meaningful career conversations with their team.

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