In Aberdeen's recent "An Asset for HR in the Age of the Candidate," we learned that there isn't a one-size-fits-all, pre-hire assessment approach to fit in with every company's talent acquisition process. However, there are universal steps that can be taken to optimize its usage to be as fruitful as possible.
In the age of big data and workforce analytics, statistics and metrics abound. In the face of an overabundance of numbers, knowing which metrics are most important can be a real challenge for Human Resource (HR) leaders and hiring managers.
Whether it's through using pre- or post-hire assessments, applying managerial feedback or learning results, identifying high potentials is a huge win for determining who will lead your company forward. With such information, businesses can ensure that their most valued employees are promoted, challenged, and encouraged to succeed - and that they stay with your business. Without this data, companies risk losing the talent that keeps them competitive and successful.
Growing businesses are typically more likely to use instructor led training (ILT) than e-learning. But ILT is expensive, tricky to coordinate over multiple locations, dependent on instructors’ schedules, and really really difficult to finish off outside office hours or off-site. Time for a change?
This paper outlines why businesses should be investing in management and leadership development, rather than looking to recruit externally. From effective communication to problem solving and decision making, it explains the ‘seven deadly skills’ all leaders should possess, and outlines how Skillsoft can help you develop them.
This paper explains how embedding 7 key skills within your IT team can keep your organisation’s data safe and its employees productive. From data storage and security to database design and management, these key skills will ensure that your business is able to make the most of new technology as it develops.
In this paper, Judith Leary-Joyce explains why it is important to always be on the lookout for new talent, while also building existing employees’ CVs. From recruitment to development to retention and succession planning, Judith explains just how important learning is to every stage of the talent management lifecycle. So get reading quickly because the talent pipeline never stops moving.
This study looks at how organizations connect learning to business priorities, create development programs that impact every stage of the employee lifecycle, and utilize technology to support learning initiatives. It also examines the business impact of building learning capability and running effective learning programs.
This paper offers a set of best practices for identifying learning needs that support business priorities, align a solution and measure results. It is a consolidated set of ideas, tips and techniques collected from the experiences of Skillsoft customers.