When you are managing you career, targeting alignment between your current and future competency and the objectives of your current or potentially future organiations, efficiencies and synergies are created that assure long term peformance and success.
Effective team and organisational performance depends on this alignment, assuring each team member's ability to flexibly meet the emerging needs of customers and organisational growth.
ODR provides the tools, techniques and resources from which careers can be navigated and linkages to organisational strategy maintained. Participants in our programs learn to maximize their personal fit and techniques and strategies for establishing and sustaining a continuous focus on improving their own engagement, commitment and role satisfaction..
ODR's career management approach includes the provision of content knowledge, development of appropriate skills, exploration of the organisational or contextual issues together with the strategies for negotiating agreement on required behaviours to achieve alignment.
We work across the employee work life cycle to build engagement and mutually rewarding career structures and strategies.
Career Decision Making
Participants develop personal strategies for identifying, assessing and actioning opportunities that maximize their strengths, motivations and potential future role prospects. This program can be used to empower employees to manage their contribution to the organisation, to determine an individual's future direction during times of change and for employee retention, succession planninor transition.
A systematic process is taught whereby participants learn the key elements to navigate when proactively managing their career. Steps, tools and road maps are provided that empower participants towards building and aligning their competence to organisational requirements and to keep abreast of industry and professional directions. This program keeps talent optimistic, engaged and aligned with their organisation's future plans.
In addition to the benefits to the individual and their fit with their organisation's direction, this program when taught in a workshop also builds a team's direction . See our Career Development workshop outline.
ODR Align Your Career.pdf
Retention & Succession Planning
RRetention & Successio Planning Retention research indicates that individuals tend to stay longer where they are experiencing personal and professional growth. In this program participants learn the process for developing and motivating key talent to apply themselves to critical organisational objectives. They learn to coach and support talent to ensure greater engagement and alignment of their staff careers with current and future organisational requirements based on mutual corporate and individual growth.
When conducted as a workshop, synergies in capability builds across and within organisational structures can be achieved. See our Career Coaching and Succession Planning for Supervisors and Managers workshop.
Sustaining the performance of senior executives and managers involves a holistic approach to navigating the sometimes competing aspects of their lifestyle. As both a retention strategy and a personal resilience tool, this program engages senior people in managing these demands to find a creative balance. It includes elements of stress and home life balance and can include spouses where considered appropriate.
Organisational, divisional and business unit synergies are identified and disconnects resolved when teams undertake the Executive Lifestyle Management workshop.