career management

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Is the process through which the aspirations and abilities of employees are assessed, and their personal development is planned and guided, in line with the opportunities available in the organization. It involves a range of techniques, such as mentoring, training, appraisal, and competency assessment (see also career track/path and career anchors). For the organization, career management allows talent to be identified and employees to be placed in jobs where their skills can be used effectively. In particular, it provides the opportunity for management succession planning.

Subjects: Human Resource Management.

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