While the world of work is changing rapidly, companies have tended to be much slower to change. It used to be that individuals would spend most or all of their careers with the same company. But, over the past 30 years something completely different has happened and now virtually nobody expects to spend more than a small percentage of their careers at any one company.
Like many businesses that are able to do so, we made the decision to have all of our employees transition to working remotely. We’re a data-based company, and the data shows that it’s crucial to flatten the curve of the COVID‑19 pandemic. It, of course, has come with new challenges, but everyone has made the necessary adjustments to keep our business moving forward, and our clients supported.
We wanted to share some learnings that might be helpful for you and your employees as you’re also navigating this new unprecedented time.
Employees can no longer expect to follow a vertical path to the top of the company, which is why career pathing is such a powerful tool. By defining the different jobs you will need to hold on your way to management positions, you become empowered to make it happen. Here are some tips on creating a successful career path: