Human Resources

Gartner Glossary

Career Pathing

Career pathing is the process of aligning opportunities for employee career growth with organizational talent priorities. This process may include by mapping their career direction based on vertical, lateral and crossfunctional roles. Career pathing is driven by the individual's skills, interests and career objectives. It also serves as a catalyst for employee participation in learning and development programs that fulfill the current and future needs of the organization.

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