Career Development is a process wherein an organisation provides supportive environment in terms of inputs which the employee uses to develop competencies i.e. knowledge, skills, attitude and values for realizing his/her full potential in consonance with the organisational vision.
This implies that Career Development is a joint responsibility of the employee and the organisation. The organisation provides inputs which are used by the employee to enhance his/her effectiveness.
The Objective of Career Development Process is to help employee plan his / her career in a personally satisfying and productive manner and realize his / her potential by making systematic use of various organisational inputs. This will result in the organisation having pool of competent employees to meet future corporate needs.