thelighthouse is a personalized career growth platform
We connect employees to relevant professionals, resources, and events based on their career goals.
Personalized Career Growth - at Scale
1-on-1 Virtual Career Sessions
Our proprietary algorithm matches employees with professionals who have first-hand experience with the career topics they're looking for insight on. Employees then book video career conversations to get new perspectives and insights based on real-world experience.
Today's professional is too busy to sort through overwhelming amounts of content from questionable sources on the internet. We match them to curated and vetted resources that are relevant to their specific career objectives.
Employees get access to monthly virtual and in-person events on career topics that are top of mind. Through these events, members grow their network, connect with and learn from other professionals, and get a diverse set of perspectives on common career challenges.
Why our approach works
Curated to individual’s career goals, challenges, and interests and delivered on their own time.
Insight from professionals who have first-hand experience with the career topic at hand.
In a world where advice goes out of date quickly, solutions that evolve with the times are critical to make the investment worthwhile.
thelighthouse Members are rising leaders from companies including:
Future-proofing your employees is more than a competitive advantage, it's your lifeline
Career growth is the #1 driver for today's professionals. It's no longer a perk, it's an expectation.
Where is the disconnect?
Professionals want career growth that is personalized to them as individuals and curated to their specific career goals, challenges, and interests. Not the old school one-size-fits-all L&D.
Companies want effective, scalable solutions that actually meet employees' needs and drive individual and company-level growth.
thelighthouse helps you support your employees' #1 priority:
their career growth, while also future-proofing your teams and the company.
Out of 5 average star rating for 1-on-1 career conversations
Higher NPS than traditional L&D programs
Average engagement rate
Frequently asked questions
Who benefits most from thelighthouse?
Early to mid-career, rising leaders working across different functions.
Experience level: Most of our members are in their 20s and 30s. We've started with this group because 1) career development is a top priority for these generations and 2) they're at a critical stage in their careers with many career inflection points to navigate.
Industry and function: thelighthouse is intentionally a cross-industry, cross-role community as careers now span multiple industries, roles, and geographies in a short period of time. Also, many career topics, like managing and advocating for yourself, are common regardless of context.
Demographics: Our membership is made up of individuals from all genders and backgrounds. The membership is mostly U.S. based, and centered in metropolitan areas like NYC, SF, Boston, and D.C. We also have members in other cities and countries. As a virtual platform, we are location agnostic.
What business objectives does thelighthouse achieve?
- Recruit, engage, and retain top talent: Professional development is the #1 benefit today's professionals value and 94% of employees would stay with a company longer if it invested in their career.
Diversity, equity, and inclusion: Empower all team members with the network and insights needed to grow in their careers. In fact, investing in career support boosts minority representation at the management level by 9% to 24%.
Growth mindset: Drive a culture of growth by showing your employees you're committed to their lifelong learning and on-going development.
Innovation: Drive innovation within your company by enabling employees to broaden their thinking and get exposure to different perspectives through thelighthouse.
Stronger managers: thelighthouse is a resource to support managers in their own development and to offer as a resource to better coach and develop their teams.
What kinds of career topics do employees use thelighthouse for?
thelighthouse is highly curated based on each individual member's career goals, challenges, and interests.
Navigating new roles and responsibilities (e.g. new manager, career transitioners)
Preparing for performance reviews, promotions, and salary converations
Exploring and learning new skills and functions
Setting a career strategy and plan
Applying to leadership organizations or opportunities