Career development is an organized approach used to match employee goals with the business needs of the agency in support of workforce development initiatives. In this process:

The purpose of career development is to:

  • Enhance each employee's current job performance.

  • Enable individuals to take advantage of future job opportunities.

  • Fulfill agencies' goals for a dynamic and effective workforce.


Who's Responsible For It?

  • Managers are responsible for linking the organization's needs to employee career goals, and can assist employees in the career planning process.

  • Human Resources is responsible for designing career paths and employee development programs that help employees reach their goals.

  • Each employee is responsible for planning and managing his/her career.



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