You can support career management by coaching employees and creating a plan to achieve career-related goals. Consider your employees’ individual skills, strengths, and professional goals, and align them with UW–Madison strategic plans.
Informal and formal career conversations
The steps you need to prepare for a career conversation with your employee.
Build a trusting relationship
Get to know your employee
Learn about their strengths and interests
Career & professional development goals
Be inclusive of work and career goals.
Customize goals for each employee
Bridge performance and career goals
Follow up and hold employees accountable
Be transparent with your team
UW–Madison employee career support services
UW–Madison offers a variety of services and resources to support career growth for employees.
Professional development options
Career counseling for employees
Employee Assistance Office
Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity
Policies and procedures for career and professional development
Employee learning & development policy
Reimbursement request for career-related training
Employee training assistance procedures