What’s happening in the SkillsTx world?

Identifying Skill Gaps improves employee wellbeing

February 11, 2018   |   Career planning

Is there a link between the ability to identify and address skill gaps, and the improvements in the wellbeing of employees? The answer is a resounding YES! And we would only need to look at our own work life for confirmation of this. Who has NOT experienced anxiety and stress… Read more

Free SFIA Self Assessment takes off

January 27, 2018   |   Career planning

We are delighted to report that the launch of our free SFIA assessment has had an amazing uptake. We’ve had over 150 people benefit from the service in only 4 days, wow. Of particular note is that these folks are spread across 37 countries (SFIA truly is global) which is no doubt helped… Read more

Chairman recognised as a Thought Leader

January 20, 2018   |   Service Management

Matthew Burrows proudly announced as one of HDI’s Top 25 Thought Leaders for 2017.  The award is doubly appreciated because it is based on votes from industry peers. Matthew works tirelessly spreading the word of best practice and is particularly passionate about ensuring the industry manages and nurtures its’ most… Read more

Assess the skills you have or the skills you need (now)?

January 17, 2018   |   Analytics

When assessing and conducting skills analysis for a workforce or job candidates what a difference a few words can make. Here’s a discussion we often get involved with: What’s the difference between these two questions.. “Can you do this?” and “What can you do?” On the surface there appears to… Read more

Improve your self-assessment comms and awareness

January 10, 2018   |   Analytics

Although this article relates to our SFIA self-assessment, the advice and guidance can apply to any self-assessment process. Capturing a rating on completion of the assessment can really provide excellent information to help improve communication and awareness and, of course, improve the survey process. It’s not exactly our best kept… Read more

Improve your training value

October 02, 2017   |   action plans

The ability to Identify exactly what training is needed to address the skills required for your current job or future job, can vastly improve the value you get from training. How often do you hear about training budgets spent on a whim, or that last financial year end rush, and… Read more

Career Planning using SFIA

June 13, 2017   |   action plans

Using the SFIA framework and SFIA career planning tools makes it simple to create targeted action plans for quick and practical career planning. SFIA is an excellent framework to help answer two very critical questions: What skills do we have? Or, what skills do I have? What skills do we… Read more

Sample Validated SFIA Skills Profile
Validating SFIA Skills – Your questions answered

April 23, 2017   |   Benefits

What is the point of having Self-assessed SFIA Skills validated? Is it worth the time, effort and cost having self-assessed SFIA (Skills Framework for the Information Age) skills profiles validated? A perfectly reasonable question, and one our clients often ask. Let’s take a step back and look at why the… Read more

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