Tag: skills

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Talent Management

Is It Time to Automate Your Workforce Skills Taxonomy?

A growing crop of technology providers aim to document the state of workforce skills and provide companies with what's needed going forward.

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Talent Management

How Dropping the Degree Can Solve Your Recruiting Challenge

Eliminating the college degree requirement in hiring can broaden the pool and find hidden gems. Here's how to start.

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Learning & Development

Is Content Still King in Corporate Learning?

The case of HR tech company Cornerstone shows that content is not just a commodity in today's skills-driven workplace. It's a source of competitive advantage.

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Learning & Development

Training Can Close the Technology Skills Gap

When you can't hire the talent you need, take another look inside. Here's how two firms created a pipeline to transform raw talent into seasoned professionals.

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Learning & Development

Skillsoft Introduces New Assessment Tool to Identify Workforce Skill Gaps

The Boston-based company aims to help organizations identify the current state of workforce skills and recommend individualized growth plans.

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Learning & Development

Do We Have a Global Digital Workplace Skills Crisis?

Salesforce’s Global Digital Skills Index takes an in-depth look at the findings based on what 23,000+ workers across 19 countries say about digital skills.

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Learning & Development

How Learning Influencers Advance Your Company's Skill Development

When influential employees promote their favorite courses or learning content, it inspires admirers to follow their lead and creates a learning culture.

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Leadership

The 2 Most Critical Leadership Skills of 2022

Leaders must continue to be emotionally intelligent, practice empathy and build resilience as employees begin to return to some sense of normality.

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Learning & Development

Pearson Aquires Credly to Boost Digital Skills Offerings

The $200 million deal shows the growing importance of digital credentialing for workforce skills.

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Learning & Development

Find Your Learning and Development Influencers

Adding social features to learning and development platforms can turn learners into influencers and help skill-building content go viral in the organization.

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Talent Management

What to Do About Tech Skills Shortages

COVID-19 exacerbated many problems in the workplace, with recruitment and talent retention being two of the big ones. Here is how to make it better.

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Employee Experience

6 HR Skills & Traits to Successfully Manage Digital Transformation and Disruption

What are the skills and competencies that human resources professionals need to support digital transformation within their organizations.

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Digital Workplace

Top Skills for the Hybrid and Digital Workplace

The move to the remote and hybrid workplace changed how companies operate. What are the skills needed to keep up with the shift?

Get Reworked Podcast Episode 16 Guest Shelley Osborne

Learning & Development

Get Reworked Podcast: Why Upskilling Is an Imperative for Every Business

The ability to learn is the essential skill every individual needs to succeed in the future of work, says corporate executive and author Shelley Osborne.

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Digital Workplace

Guild Shows Education Is Big Business, Automation Firm Celonis Raises $1 Billion & More Digital Workplace News

Guild and Pluralsight see opportunity in the skills gap, Pyn spotlights the need for hybrid working comms, and Microsoft firms up network security offerings.

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Digital Workplace

Pluralsight Seeks to Address Growing Cloud Skills Gap With A Cloud Guru Acquisition

A Cloud Guru, an online training start-up, has been acquired by Pluralsight for $2 billion, one of the largest deals ever for an Australian tech company.

Get Reworked Podcast Episode 13 Guests John Boudreau and Ravin Jesuthasan

Leadership

Get Reworked Podcast: Rethinking Jobs for the Age of Automation

It's time for a new operating system that reboots how we think about work, argue professor John Boudreau and futurist Ravin Jesuthasan.

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Learning & Development

The 4 Business Challenges Employee Skill Development Can Solve

Knowing the skills your workforce has and what they need is an intellectual exercise if not coupled with a business challenge that knowledge can help address.

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Learning & Development

The Talent Marketplace: A Skills-based Revolution in HR

Getting a better picture of employee skills boosts internal mobility and enhances agility. New tech is emerging to match workforce need with career opportunity.

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Leadership

What Skills Do the Next Generation of Leaders Need?

Leadership is one of the most difficult jobs in normal times, and it's even more so now. Here's how the pandemic and remote work changed expectations.