North American employees say two-thirds (68%) of managers don’t actively engage in their career development.

These are the findings of a 2015 poll by Right Management.

Only 17% of employees say their managers are actively engaged in their career development, while 15% report their managers are sometimes engaged.

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“A culture of career development begins with giving managers the skills they need to have career conversations with their employees on an ongoing basis,” says Bram Lowsky, executive vice-president of Right Management. “Individuals are more likely to stay when they have good leaders that understand their career goals and want to help them achieve them.”

The survey polled 616 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

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