2023 talent mobility study EMEA edition

New research explores how to create the meaningful and scalable growth opportunities your employees crave.
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Drive your organisation forward while empowering employees.

Grow your employees’ careers inside your organisation and improve long-term talent retention with the latest report from the Cornerstone People Research Lab and Lighthouse Research & Advisory. Ready, set, grow: The building blocks for high-impact talent mobility will help you better understand your employees’ expectations around internal development and what your leaders must do to succeed.

You’ll learn how to:

You’ll learn how to:

  • Improve employee visibility into new roles and opportunities
  • Understand the ways employee skill development goals can vary by demographic
  • Blend managers, culture, and technology into a cohesive talent mobility strategy
  • Ensure your high-performing business leaders prioritise employee growth
  • Reduce employee turnover and revitalise engagement with proven tactics


of workers today want to know about career opportunities within their organisation


success metric for internal career growth is simply volume: number of internal moves


of employees in EMEA say that the best way their company can support their skill development is by giving them opportunities to stretch and grow


of frontline employees in EMEA say that a supportive manager who provides career guidance and growth opportunities could turn around an unsatisfactory work situation


way the workforce in EMEA has visibility into growth opportunities is through manager conversations, according to learning leaders


of organisations in EMEA say their people have visibility into career opportunities through some kind of technology

Support people, support growth

Support people, support growth

Organisations with a higher ratio of leaders and managers who support people growth have better revenue, employee retention, and employee engagement.

Unlock potential on a personal level

Women were about 33% more likely than men to say they would like to explore projects that help them learn new or different skills

People under the age of 45 were about 50% more likely than those over 45 to say they would like to explore projects that develop new connections and mentors

Employees in larger organisations (1,000+ employees) prioritise projects that let them explore other internal opportunities without risking their current position

About the research

About the research

The Cornerstone People Research Lab and Lighthouse Research & Advisory gathered answers via online survey from 1,060 employers and 1,000 employees across EMEA, North America, and APAC in July 2022.

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