The 4 pillars of writing competency definitions

The 4 pillars of writing competency definitions   What is a competency definition? You have discussed and finalized the different skill levels for your competency evaluation. But how to accurately classify your workforce on the scale you have zeroed in on? Employees have a hard time deciding what skill level they currently are at if […]

How to best Implement a Competency-Based Training Program

How to best Implement a Competency-Based Training Program To stay on top of the competition, organizations need to keep evolving. They need to keep unlearning and relearning. Their employees in turn need to be in a constant cycle of improvement. Competency-based evaluation and training are the need of the hour. Simply buying a solution, however, […]

Skills & Competencies, Similar but Different

Skills & Competencies, Similar but Different It is a known fact that for any organization to grow, its workforce needs to grow as well. But organizations usually focus on developing just the skills of their employees. In today’s day and age, it has become clear that our focus needs to shift towards competencies. Only then […]

Competency Management and its role in aligning competencies to values

Competency Management and its role in aligning competencies to values How can you create a winning corporate culture? What values do you want to impart in your workforce? How is all this related to competency management?  Values identification is important.  You need to make sure that the values fit your organization’s culture. You also need to […]

Best Practices in Skills-Based Competency Management / Phase 1 Pre-Implementation

Best Practices for Skills Based Management Phase 1 Pre-Implementation – Prior to the Start of the Program.   Best practices for skills based competency management involves a series of refined methodologies, techniques, processes, and procedures.  In this article we will explain how to implement them during the implementation and execution phases of a competency project. […]

SUCCESSION PLANNING USING SWOT ANALYSIS

SWOT ANALYSIS IN SUCCESSION PLANNING Talent Management as seen through a really interesting client. One of my great pleasures in my job as being a salesperson at Skills DB Pro is to learn from my clients. Recently during a demo, a super smart head of HR explained to me how he uses Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, […]

New Hire Training

How To Create New Hire Training Programs New hire training the startling truth for companies: 20% of all employees, as wells as 40% of those who receive bad (or no) new hire training leave inside the 1st year of employment. When personnel leave, it costs you. In this article we are going to talk about […]

Skills Matrix – Step by Step

How to Develop A Skills Matrix – Step by Step Precisely what is a skills matrix? A skills matrix, or competency matrix, is an instrument to map essential, as well as preferred, skills for a team or project. This can be a grid which visualizes readily available capabilities along with competencies inside of a workforce. […]