Engaging Employees through Career Discussions, Featuring Colleen Egli, BA'09

Knowing how to increase employee engagement remains elusive for many people managers at a time when more and more employees are craving career development in the workplace.

  • What can you do in your job to increase employee engagement (for yourself or others), regardless of your position in an organization?
  • How can you effectively retain Millennials and other independent contributors who want career support in the workplace?

Join Colleen Egli, BA’09, to learn what new research links employee engagement with employee-manager career development discussions, learn how to strategically use these discussions as an effective, low-cost, high-return tool to increase employee engagement levels at work, and discover what key points need to be addressed to propose a business case around supporting this type of engagement initiative.

About the Speaker

Colleen Egli, BA’09, is the Associate Director, BCom Careers and Work Integrated Learning at the UBC Sauder School of Business. She has a M.A. in Organizational Psychology, and her research investigated how career development practices in the workplace are linked to the degree people feel engaged at work.

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