Development Programs – Clarity, Communication, and Commitment are Key

Employee development programs of all types seem to abound these days and are promoted under a wide variety of names; these include monikers such as: 

  • Employee Training and Development Program
  • Employee Development Program
  • Workforce Development Program
  • Career Development Program
  • Individual Development Program
  • Staff Development Program

 In your mind, or even by formal definition, each individual program name may have its own specific meaning or implied objective, and therefore these titles should not necessarily be used generically or interchangeably.  However, professionals who develop and implement such initiatives need to keep in mind that the intended participants of these programs are likely not aware of the technical differences in the names. Continue reading