Title

Creating a Career Culture: Connection and Collaboration

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

Spring 2008

Publication Source

New Horizons in Adult Education and Human Resource Development

Volume

22

Issue

2

Inclusive pages

63-68

DOI

DOI: 10.1002/nha3.10308

Peer Reviewed

yes

Abstract

Changes in the career landscape require commensurate revisions in career development (CD) to ensure it meets the needs of both employees and employers in this era of multidimensional career paths. Drawing on a model from the past, we propose building a strong career culture based on the relational approach to CD. Implementing a relational strategy can save money and stretch resources, but it requires practitioners to take on new roles and responsibilities. We describe those roles and provide examples of three relational CD initiatives

Keywords

Human resource management; Guidelines; Outdoor activities; Interest groups; Employees; Community; Careers; Boundaries

Disciplines

Industrial and Organizational Psychology | Organizational Behavior and Theory