It also helps line and H.R. managers identify the training needs, shortlist candidates, work a feasible training plan, get feedback, and evaluate training outcomes in line with overall corporate objectives. Life coach and corporate counsellors can conduct their training for team building, taking on leadership roles, conflict resolution, negotiation skills, anger management, and productivity enhancement.
4. Performance appraisal and Promotions: Some employees may take the semi-annual and annual as a way for the managers to get back at them for not toeing the line or being outspoken and honest. Managers always are not so objective themselves, and being human is driven by emotions themselves. Though there exist many tools and methods for ensuring accurate and fair appraisal of one’s performance, they still have to rely on many subjective elements.
Counselors have developed many methods for objectively appraising an individual’s performance that highlights their output in KRA or Key Result Areas. Corporate counsellor also plays a key role while breaking the news of promotions to critical positions, inducting a new person for a senior role, and making recommendations for Increments or transfers.
5. Grooming Leadership: A leader needs to be a go-getter, an inspiration for the team, a role model and must have impeccable interpersonal skills. Their attitude towards the employees on the lowest rung of the corporate ladder build their image, says Life Coach and a Corporate Counsellor.
She shares corporates’ primary concern is the lack of potential leaders in their second and third generation of employees who will eventually replace the current leadership. She won Woman Entrepreneur of the Year 2011” for Leaders of Tomorrow Awards by ET Now Pan India and also provides counseling to young entrepreneurs for their future endeavors. Corporate counseling and coaching can enable the executives to realize their potentials and become leaders in their own right.
6. Change Management: As said before, change is challenging for many employees. But in a dynamic corporate world, the difference is the only constant and can be significant in its impact. There can be mergers, acquisitions, entering new management, entering a new market, economic cycles, layoffs, retrenchments, liquidations, and many more potential events causing upheavals.