I think that some hybrid of a career development program should be offered within a company as would any other type benefit. Employees need to be aware, especially younger recent college grads of how to not only navigate but find their career sweet spot. The program that we developed was a big hit because there are so many in the workforce that are not knowledgeable about career choice or career mobility. We were not focused or worried about them leaving but more concerned about having them focused on their well-being. One of our findings was that the vast majority of people had never given consideration to their career. They had given consideration to their jobs but not career. What we showed was that there is a difference.
An Interview: Employee engagement built around helping employees take charge of their careers