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Growth is Skills-based

There’s a new term you may have heard about, it’s the “skills-based organization,” or SBO for short, that centers on the skills and business behaviors people need on the job and it’s moving into the center of talent development. These skills are the combined professional and personal capabilities and what a person demonstrates as they … Continue reading

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Lead your way to the Great Retention!

With the Great Re(fill in your term!) going on what options are you using to fill your open positions? Have you looked internally? Do you know who has the required skills and is ready to make the move?  Odds are you don’t as I discovered on a project to create a common competency skills framework … Continue reading

Career pathing & Competencies, Part 4: Competencies to career path

When there are career options and areas to grow people tend to stay adding their expertise and experience to the organization’s growing knowledge base. Knowing the competencies needed in a new role enables current employees to identify the specific business behaviors and professional skills they need to have to be prepared to grow and move … Continue reading

Career pathing & Competencies, Part 3: Creating your competency framework

The thought of creating a competency framework seems overwhelming when you are considering the knowledge, skills, and business behaviors people use in their role to achieve performance success. In this video I outline the steps you can use to streamline this process by observing, listening, interviewing, and focusing on the actions actual practitioners use in … Continue reading

What if this is the Great Opportunity?

Millions of people are voluntarily leaving their jobs so do we have a labor shortage, or a shortage of good jobs filled with leaders worth following and purposes with meaning? In this video I explore what makes your organization an “employer of choice” to attract, and retain, workers. If you are in the position of … Continue reading

The Great Recruitment

Is your organization pushing to get people back in the office?  Has the topic of commuting, public transportation, and shared office space been raised and are you ready to go back to the 9-5 routine you once took for granted?  We have found that we are just as productive remotely and discovered new levels of … Continue reading

Attract (& Keep!) Your Dream Team, Part 4: Credentials to Careers

Degrees have value however what has a deep impact on whether a person will be successful in a role is the ability to demonstrate they are capable of performing and using the skills and behaviors to a defined level of proficiency.  In this last of 4 videos, I highlight the value badges and other microcredentials … Continue reading

Attract (& Keep!) Your Dream Team, Part 3: Credentials, College, & Career

We use credentials as a rubric for hiring new people and evaluating internal candidates. In this 3rd of 4 videos, I highlight the advantages of using a broader view of the term credential to include traditional degrees and include other learning solutions, such as badges and nanodegrees, that indicate a person can demonstrate the skills … Continue reading

Attract (& Keep!) Your Dream Team, Part 2: The 5 “C’s”

Hiring people and getting them up to speed takes time and money so use learning strategically.  In the first video segment we looked at the big picture, the 5 interconnected steps that impact your team as it forms and grows. In this 2nd of 4 parts I share the 5C’s you can use to create … Continue reading

Attract and Keep Your Dream Team, Part 1: The Big Picture

Learning, used strategically, impacts the bottom line of your organization. Join me in this 1st of a 4-part video series as I share techniques to influence the employee lifecycle. This interconnected process has 5 steps where you can influence and engage your team as it forms and grows.  When we consider the stages in this … Continue reading

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