Succession plans lacking at Canadian organizations

Canadian Press, Revista Electrónica de Investigación Educativa, May 09, 2013
Commentary by Stephen Downes
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What caught my eye in this one was this: "Lauren Friese, owner of the job site TalentEgg, said it's not surprising that the younger generations are looking for jobs that provide more opportunities for personal growth and fulfilment. 'People see themselves as a company," said Friese. 'You Inc. - It's this idea that you are making your own career and that your career isn't defined by your employer. It's defined by you and the skills you have, which you can transfer to various organizations, maybe even your own, throughout your career.'" Yes, people want those things, but this is defining yourself as a person, not a company.

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