Job rotation programs turn heads (Web sight)

By Andrew Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 03/11/2003

Increasing turnover costs, fear of losing expertise to competitors and the spotty successes of expensive knowledge management systems have many senior executives uttering a common cry: “Don’t let my good people go.” Job rotation is re-emerging as a key component of leadership development programs which are designed to keep high-quality employees by broadening career paths and providing new opportunities to learn and develop. As such, HR professionals can use job rotation as a tool for ensuring top talent will remain with the firm.

The following sources help determine if, when and how to piece together a job rotation approach as part of a program designed to develop the firm’s leaders.

Who’s using job rotations