How to Design a Skill Assessment

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What is a skill assessment A skill assessment is a survey done online or during an interview to conduct ratings aimed to measure skill and knowledge. Skill assessment topics are either focused to support a program, like diversity, or the…

A surprisingly easy way to be a better manager

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What makes a great manager A great manager comes from many things but a key theme is bringing out the best in their people. Great managers tune into issues, listen and coach, and guide success with a trusted relationship. One of the most important…

How to Manage Rapidly Shifting Technology Competencies

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Internet of Things. Big Data. User-generated content. It’s a different world today for technology professionals, and it seems that new technologies and opportunities appear daily that these workers must quickly master in order for businesses…

What Is The Skill Gap Costing You?

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According to a recent study from CareerBuilder, skills gaps cost a company more than $800,000 per year. For clarity, the skills gap is commonly referred to as the frustrating rift between what candidates have to offer and what companies are…
employee engagement

3 Step Guide to Engage Millennial Employees

The average millennial tenure is only two years. The average cost to replace is $24,000 not to mention the down time. With stats like these it's important to have a proactive strategy to increase retention. Millennials are…

The New CIO

  We've all been there New in a role with high performance expectations, limited time to make an impact, and with extremely limited knowledge about team capabilities - competencies and skills, strengths, weaknesses, track record,…
Frequent Performance Review

Frequent Skill Discussions

Performance feedback isn’t done frequently because it’s too painful and difficult. Most companies use annual or semi-annual reviews because the thought of doing that kind of process more once a year is too much to consider. The current…