Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Career Development

Career development is the support an organization provides to employee professional growth, especially to employees' movement to a new position or project within the organization. This support often includes coaching, mentoring, skills development, networking and career pathing. Career development is often facilitated by HR functions (such as learning and development, talent management or recruiting) and by HR business partners or managers in the organization.

 

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Top 5 Priorities for HR Leaders in 2021

Gartner surveyed more than 800 human resources leaders across 60 countries and all major industries to identify HR trends and assess HR priorities and expected challenges for 2021. Discover the top five initiatives chief human resource officers and HR professionals are prioritizing in 2021.