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Many Employees Left to Sink or Swim in Their Careers


Wed May 30 2012


Fewer than one-fourth of employees reported that they felt managers were interested in the professional development of their staff, according to a new survey by career transition and talent development consulting firm Lee Hecht Harrison. More than half reported that their managers rarely or never take an interest in helping them develop in their roles.

Lee Hecht Harrison surveyed more than 450 individuals throughout the U.S. via an online poll that was conducted in May 2012 and asked “Do you feel your manager is interested in your professional development?” The results were as follows:


Mostly: 22%

Sometimes: 27%

Rarely: 26%

Never: 26%

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