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Root causing skills shortage is vital

        Companies are quite concerned that they are unable to find people with required skills and term it as skills shortage. Individuals are quite concerned that they are unable to find the right kind of jobs. Governments are worried about unemployment and the socio-economic problems it creates. Why all this?  The chief factor...

Skills Gap Analysis: How to do easily, precisely and meaningfully

Skills Gap is all about– Gaps in the skills that are expected : of a particular job occupied by an employee and that of the employee in that job. in the future and that are prevalent in the organization or jobs. Skills Gap Analysis helps: individuals appreciate their skills gap and work towards developing the necessary...

Talent Development with better Skills Profiling

Talent Development remains at the top in the list of priorities for business leaders. The key to effective talent development is to synchronize the needs of the employees and that of the business – in terms of skills. “Skills Profiling” will help in this process and thus enable better talent development. What are the goals...

Democratising career development within the organization

Facts Career development remains the most important concern of employees. They want to know how they will grow within the company and what opportunities exist or will be available to them in the future. Ownership of career development is not so clearly defined. Is it that of HR? or, is it the immediate supervisor’s or...

Get Recruiters to better understand job requirement for better recruitment results

Job Requirement -Facts: Recruiters are key to recruitment as they are the ones who are going to be sourcing for the job. Recruiters could be in-house or outsourced vendors and not all are equally capable. Recruiters do not, most often, understand the Job Requirement as much as the Hiring Manager. Thus it is imperative that...

Better Recruitment: Simplifying Job Descriptions

Job Descriptions are the starting point of the recruitment process. Simplifying the job descriptions can lead to better understanding of the requirements, sourcing and selection. Key Points Traditional job descriptions fail because No one wants to read or write long blocks of text Job Skills and Descriptions are “lost in translation” Resumes are matched inefficiently...

Breaking the silos in Recruitment – a pressing need

The recruitment space suffers from inefficiency in the flow of information due to walled communities or silos of information created by the job boards. This needs to change. Key points in this post: There are too many job boards and each expect re-entry of information of individual information and job information in their own formats....

Is Talent Analytics not for employee benefit?

Over the last few days, I have been reading several articles and posts on Talent Analytics. I have been trying to get into depths on what people mean by talent analytics and what exactly happening out there. So far, the talent analytics seems to be intended for employers and not for employees. This has to...

What is Skills Profiling from IYS?

Skills Profiling from It’s Your Skills (IYS) is a structured manner for qualitative and quantitative mapping of skills. Skills Profile, thus created, brings out one’s skills or a skills of a job in a comprehensive and precise manner. Skills Profiling has been conceived so that skills of all of us and of all jobs can...

Improving Employee Engagement

Employee Engagement can be improved by helping employees understand their skills, helping them appreciate their skills gap and helping them focus on skills they need to develop. Map or create Skills Profile of employees a. Most organizations do not have a systematic process of mapping skills of employees. They need to have one. b. The...