How Coaching Is Used

Lee Hecht Harrison recently surveyed 488 Human Resource professionals to learn how coaching is being used in their organizations. Nine out of ten said their organization provides coaching. Companies are increasingly turning to coaching for leadership development, style issues and talent retention.

Why do you provide coaching?

Leadership Development 70%
Skill Development 64%
Retain top talent 40%
Succession Planning 34%
High Potential Employees 30%

Who is coached?

All Employees 54%
Mostly High-Potential 26%
Employees to
Resolve Issues

Why has coaching grown in recent years?

Help People Improve 60%
Retain Good Talent 54%
Greater Performance 44%
Performance Problems 37%
Produces Behavior Changes 28%