Newsletter – October 2, 2019

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Wondering how to make promotions more transparent?

Hi friends,

Ever had a high-performing staff member wonder if they “still had a future” at the organization, had employees label a colleague’s promotion as “unfair,” or heard rumors about inequities in staffing decisions? You are not alone. There’s no magic wand to fix all your staff management challenges, but being more transparent and consistent about your people-related decisions (such as hiring, performance evaluations, promotions) will help you avoid some of the most common ones, and we have something that might help: a career pathways tool.

A career pathways tool is a framework for defining the skills, knowledge, and other requirements of a job—aka the “must-haves.” It’s used to articulate what a staff member needs to do to be successful and progress in a role.

Read on to learn more about what a career pathways tool looks like and how to build one for specific roles in your organization. To get started, check out our toolkit for step-by-step guidance, and our template plus examples.

Training Announcements

2020 Training Dates are Here!

We’re entering the final quarter of 2019, which means it’s time to start planning! 2020 is going to be a big year and you might be feeling a bit apprehensive about what’s in store. Give yourself something to look forward to by signing up for some TMC goodness! Whether you’re looking for a training on project management, support with managing as a person of color and/or indigenous person, or simply want an overview of the basics of people managing, we have something for you. Check out our newly released training dates for the first half of 2020.

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