More than 60 percent of workers expect career development from their employers. So states an article by Tony Jeanetta of the Olson Group. The short version is that companies derive benefits when its employees feel valued, see clear paths of career development, and simply stated, feel good about their employment. He also states, somewhat surprisingly, that more than 40% of companies have no formal internal structure devoted to human capital development.
To remedy this rarity of formal development, Jeanetta points to the following advantages of companies paying more attention to human capital development and investment: