Originally published December 7, 2023 | By: John Hackston

Jobs, and careers, move more quickly these days. The time when an individual would stay in what was effectively the same job, in the same company, from entry until retirement is long gone, if indeed it ever really existed.

Many of today’s employees are looking for change and variety, and to advance their career by taking on new and different roles. For organizations, this can lead to a talent drain; having spent time and resources building up an employee’s expertise and skills, this investment is then lost. A better solution, where possible, is likely to involve making it easier for employees to transition into a new role within the same organization. Even though an individual is moving into a new role, and perhaps a different department, the organization retains all the hidden benefits of keeping established staff.

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