Career Development
Play • 1 hr 10 min

In this fifth episode of HRD Masterclass, guests Dr. Kim McDonald (Professor Emerita at Purdue University Fort Wayne), and Dr. Rajashi Ghosh (Associate Professor and Department Chair at Drexel University) discuss Career Development and its role within Human Resource Development, including:

  • Definitions of careers and career development.
  • The changing nature of careers in the workplace.
  • The role of HRD professionals in career development.
  • Implications for HRD of the shift of ownership for careers from organizations to individuals.
  • How HRD and HRM work together on career development.

In the first part of the episode, Kim and Rajashi meet one-to-one with host, Darren Short. In the second part, the two guests are together to discuss their shared interest in Career Development.

For full details on the HRD Masterclass series, visit For more information on the Academy of Human Resource Development, visit - by being a member of AHRD, you can access bonus materials not included in this episode.

The episode is sponsored by Drexel University’s Human Resource Development and Creativity and Innovation Programs. Find out more at

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