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Leaders, to Boost Engagement, Help Employees Map Their Career Journey

Articles Jun 27, 2024

Career development conversations are a fundamental — yet often overlooked — aspect of effective leadership. Many managers focus their feedback exclusively on employees’ day-to-day activities, when a holistic approach to professional development is likely to get stronger and more lasting results. It turns out, talking about an employee’s future improves their performance today. 


Jackie Ferguson

Jackie (she/her) is a Certified Diversity Executive and vice president of Content and Programming for The Diversity Movement. She wrote the best-seller The Inclusive Language Handbook.