How managers can create, view, edit, or update a growth area
As a manager, you can create or view a direct report's growth areas.
Before you start
Growth areas are the skills an employee is developing to reach the next step in their career. Often these are associated with a specific competency in a job role, but they do not have to be. You can create a growth area even if direct reports have not been assigned to a track.
Create a Growth Area for a direct report
Step 1: Navigate to the People page on the discovery navigation.
Step 2: Under the My team section, select the direct report's name to be taken to their profile.
Step 3: Enter the Grow tab within the toolkit.
Step 4: Next to Growth Areas, click the plus sign (+).
Step 5: Give the growth area a Title and include a Description of what the report needs to accomplish to improve upon the growth area.
Step 6: Select the duration of focus for the area under the Growth period.
Note: The growth period is not a hard deadline but a target date for focus.
Step 7: Add actions with due dates that the direct report should complete to help improve upon their growth area.
Note: There are no notifications tied to actions at this time.
Step 8 (optional): Add competency to the growth area by selecting a competency within the report's track or another published track.
Please note: If given the visibility, you can view other tracks within your company.
Step 9: Select Publish.
If you are not ready to publish, all inputted information will be auto-saved and marked as a draft. Drafted Growth Areas will not be visible to anyone until that Growth Area is published.
To learn how to create a growth area for your direct report from a competency or for a different track, check out Create a Growth Area.