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Development & Career Opportunties


A set of learning experiences designed to enhance employees' applied skills and competencies; development engages employees to perform better and leaders to advance their organizations' people strategies.

Career Opportunities

A plan for an employee to advance their own career goals and may include advancement into a more responsible position in an organization. The organization supports career opportunities internally so that talented employees are deployed in positions that enable them to deliver their greatest value to their organization.  


Total Rewards Defined
There are five elements of total rewards, each of which includes programs, practices, elements and dimensions that collectively define an organization’s strategy to attract, motivate and retain employees. Roll your mouse over the image on the left to learn more.

Development and career opportunities can be in the form of learning opportunities, coaching/mentoring opportunities, and advancement opportunities.

Development & Career Opportunities

Learning Opportunities

Tuition Reimbursement
Tuition Discounts
Corporate Universities
New Technology Training
On-the-Job Learning
Attendance at Outside Seminars and Conferences
Access to Virtual Learning, Podcasts, Webinars
Self-Development Tools


Leadership Training
Exposure to Resident Experts
Access to Information Networks
Formal or Informal Mentoring Programs

Advancement Opportunities

Overseas Assignments
Internal Job Postings
Job Advancement/Promotion
Career Ladders and Pathways
Succession Planning
On/Off Ramps Through Career Lifecycles
Job Rotations

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