Big bird Highly visible Inquisitive Learning Developing others Enthusiastic Energetic Still going strong! Try not to be as irritating
Career - a complex idea for individuals sequence of work experiences projects outside as well as inside the organisation not just upwards employability life-work come from and going toothers around us direction & progression our own storymaking a difference feelings growing the future learningusing our skills
Only you have the knowledge to manage your career!
FACULTY OF ARTS Paula Coonerty Arts Faculty Manager
Managers should take responsibility for the careers of staff
Tim Phillips Are careers an organisational responsibility? Support Services Conference June 2007
What is a career? the sequence of employment-related positions, roles, activities and experiences encountered by a person John Arnold, Managing Careers into the 21 st Century progress or advancement in ones profession Planning Development
Why should the organisation manage careers? People are our most valuable resource The organisation has a responsibility to develop people Career development attracts and motivates good quality employees To improve employee motivation To improve employee retention Good for our reputation
Why should the organisation manage careers? To fulfil organisational potential… Careers are how skills and knowledge are acquired and spread, as employees move from one job to another Career movement is how organisational culture and values are transmitted. Corporate culture and networks are often key to rapid and effective action Hirsh & Jackson, Managing careers in large organisations Career development is of direct benefit to organisations
An Example: IT Strategy Education Learning Teaching Research & Enterprise The Business Information resources Access: anywhere, anytime Communication & Collaboration Environment Governance Service People
Organisational Leadership Management especially Change Organisational Culture & Professionalism Individual Development
Who has the greatest responsibility for career progression? green = yes red = no only vote yes once!
I can see long-term career opportunities at the University... manual? technical? craft? senior domestic? secretarial? admin?
I can see long-term career opportunities at the University...
research staff? lecturers? senior lecturers? professors?
I can see long-term career opportunities at the University?
My line manager shows an interest in my long-term career development... manual? technical? craft? senior domestic? secretarial? admin?
My line manager takes an interest in my long-term career development...
Do managers influence whether we see career opportunities?
I have access to training & development relevant to my job... manual? technical? craft? senior domestic? secretarial? admin?
I have access to training & development relevant to my job...
Implications for career framework line managers role (training from 08) who is responsible for development opportunities? information about potential career choices ways of recognising positive performance
Opportunities arising from Reward single pay structure breaks down barriers information about all jobs in the organisation recognition of importance of progression opportunities
What is the Career Framework Team doing now? consultation & communication website live 26 September research planning
Who are the Career Framework Team? Derek Telling – Project Director Alison Bilgin – Project Manager Kate Tapper – Staff Development Manager Jenny Parkin – Career Framework Adviser Alison Smith – Project Support
Support Service Conference 26 June 2007 Investigating careers at the University Kate Tapper & Career Framework Team Support Services Conference 2007