Coaching, HR’s #1 tool for employee training, development, and performance management. Today, more than ever, providing opportunities for professional development and career growth is critical to engaging and retaining productive and high-performing employees. In fact, 100% of HR leaders identified improving leader coaching conversations as a top priority for them in 2017 and 70% of employers say their career development processes are ineffective at providing career advancement opportunities.
All of these results are from high level perspectives, but what does this mean for your business? After surveying respondents who engaged in these opportunities, we found 71% felt more motivated, 64% felt more equipped to do their job, 55% felt empowered, and 48% felt they wanted to take on more responsibility.