Career and Personnel Development


The information revolution and globalization have affected the strategy and structures of larger organizations. They now engage in different forms of employment relationship with different groups of employees. For some employees, employers provide career assessment and manage their careers; for the majority, the onus is on them to assess themselves. Whilst employers use sophisticated tools such as assessment centres for the few, the majority use a variety of questionnaire and interactive methods. The exchange of career assessment information between organization and employee will aid subsequent necessary career dialogue.

Changes in the Context of Careers

Traditionally, career assessment has been carried out by employers in order to enable them to manage the careers of employees more effectively. However, the nature of the employment relationship, and hence of career ...

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