Up Is Not the Only Way

Rethinking Career Mobility

Beverly Kaye (Author) | Lindy Williams (Author) | Lynn Cowart (Author)

Publication date: 08/11/2017

Up Is Not the Only Way
Over and over, managers hear employees asking, “Do I have a future here?” Many managers and leaders struggle with the fact that they simply cannot deliver vertical moves or promotions for every employee who wants or even deserves that option.

Up Is Not the Only Way introduces the concept of flexibility and agility and the multiple ways employees can grow, learn, and build a career as the way to solve the problems of immobility and retention. Managers need the tools for building rich dialogue about career mobility and dynamic workplaces that demand resilient talent at all levels. The key is communicating effectively and comfortably around the topic of career options that span a spectrum of employee engagement. From those who are ready and want to move to those who are satisfied to stay right where they are, and even for those who have no idea what the next opportunity might be, this book provides a way through these tough conversations. Up Is Not the Only Way distills the solutions to complex issues involving engagement and retention in a simple and practical way.

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Over and over, managers hear employees asking, “Do I have a future here?” Many managers and leaders struggle with the fact that they simply cannot deliver vertical moves or promotions for every employee who wants or even deserves that option.

Up Is Not the Only Way introduces the concept of flexibility and agility and the multiple ways employees can grow, learn, and build a career as the way to solve the problems of immobility and retention. Managers need the tools for building rich dialogue about career mobility and dynamic workplaces that demand resilient talent at all levels. The key is communicating effectively and comfortably around the topic of career options that span a spectrum of employee engagement. From those who are ready and want to move to those who are satisfied to stay right where they are, and even for those who have no idea what the next opportunity might be, this book provides a way through these tough conversations. Up Is Not the Only Way distills the solutions to complex issues involving engagement and retention in a simple and practical way.

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Visit Author Page - Beverly Kaye

Beverly Kaye founded Career Systems International (CSI) more than thirty years ago, and it has become a global leader in developing and delivering innovative, action-based talent management solutions. With an emphasis on engagement and retention, as well as its flagship offerings in career development, Career Systems International supports organizations globally. Bev was honored with the Distinguished Contribution award from the Association for Talent Development for her groundbreaking and continual contributions to workplace learning. Her first book, Up Is Not the Only Way, continues to be a classic in the career development field. Her recent book, coauthored with Julie Winkle Giulioni, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, maintains that status.  Her latest book coauthored with Sharon Jordan-Evans, is Hello Stay Interviews, Goodbye Talent Loss: A Manager’s Playbook. She earned her doctorate at UCLA. Bev is a transplanted Jersey girl who has made her home in Los Angeles with her husband, Barry; her daughter, Lindsey; and her dog, Roxy. She is a frequent keynote speaker. 

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www.CareerSystemsIntl.com



Visit Author Page - Lindy Williams

Lindy Williams, designer and senior consultant with CSI, held roles in operations and human resources before stepping out of the corporate world to work on designing and implementing award-winning development processes.



Visit Author Page - Lynn Cowart

Lynn Cowart is responsible for the quality delivery and implementation of Career Systems International s learning solutions, which includes facilitation, coaching and consulting and plays a strategic role in the development and certification of CSI s facilitators and trainers.

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