SFIA and SkillsTx are truly Global

Truly Global? What we mean when we describe SFIA and SkillsTx as truly global. You may be aware that each SFIA8 skill description is precise, reflecting many hours of thought and international collaboration. In order to ensure that SFIA retains its Universal applicability, the SFIA Foundation requires the same level of preciseness in regard to its language translations. For instance, their network of volunteers, using the same...

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[video width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://skillstx.com/wp-content/uploads/SFIA_AssessmentScheme_announcement-1.mp4"][/video]   The SFIA Foundation have defined an accreditation scheme Category A: SFIA Accreditation for Individuals, for their knowledge and experience in using SFIA (including SFIA Practitioners, Consultants, Trainers and Assessors) Category B: Certification for Professionals whose skills and competencies are described using SFIA, and wish to be recognised for their Knowledge, Skill and Competency Category C: SFIA Accreditation for Organisations who use SFIA...

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Digital skills demand skyrockets in North America

According to the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF) report, Assessing the State of Digital Skills in the U.S. Economy, domestic and international digital skill assessments show America is lagging behind global competitors. Globally the economy is becoming digitalized, and analysts at research firm IDC estimate 60% of global GDP will be digitalized by the beginning of 2023. American organizations will need digital skills to...

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SkillsTx NPS score

Measuring skill management excellence and customer loyalty using Net Promoter Score (NPS) and user feedback NPS scoring description The creators of NPS, Bain & Company, suggest a score: Above 0 is good Above 20 is favourable Above 50 is excellent -> We're here Above 80 is world class –> Our goal   What is NPS?  Net Promoter Score is based on a simple survey question, that gets randomly presented to...

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SkillsTx are the first to develop and deliver the new SFIA Accredited Assessor training SkillsTx are proud to be the first SFIA Accredited Global Training Provider to develop and deliver SFIA Accredited Assessor training. The training is based on the new syllabus for the SFIA Assessor training. The syllabus was created by the SFIA Foundation to formalize the criteria for fully competent Assessors. It leads them...

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SkillsTx now has integrated Bongo Video Assessment Technology.   This partnership brings enhanced and scalable validated skills assessment at a distance For publication: BRISBANE, Queensland, June 25, 2020   SkillsTx proudly announces a partnership with Bongo Allowing the integration of their asynchronous video assessment within the SkillsTx solution. Bongo is a world leader in video assessment technology for evaluation and feedback. Confirmation of skills can now be distributed across a peer...

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The Covid-19 pandemic is forcing a significant change to our patterns, both at work and from a personal perspective. Some people are finding themselves out of work, furloughed temporarily, or with an uncertain future due to the economic impact. We don't yet know how long this will take to play out or what the recovery will look like. We can, however, take positive steps to...

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skills inventory issues

Skills Assessment mistakes continue! The current COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic is further highlighting issues with the approach many companies are still taking to understand the skills of their people.   Frustratingly a number of professional bodies, consultancy and services organizations are still recommending an approach which fails to provide a complete answer to the "what skills do we have" question. This can negatively impact risk management and business continuity...

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Consultant: It's really important to explain to the staff why they are doing the assessment, and how the data will be used afterwards. HasBean: Nonsense, I'll just send an email telling them to complete it by Friday! Employee 1: So, I selected every skill at all levels, to make sure I'm not the next one out the door. You? Employee 2: I didn't select any skills, I've been...

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HasBean: "Our new leading HR Management system is now up and running." Employee: "Brilliant! I need to identify my skill development needs and get to work on them." HasBean: "You just need to complete its skills survey." Employee [at computer on HR system]: "Project Management - yes or no?, so No! Service Management, yes or no?, so Yes! and that's the end?" HasBean: "Excellent. So let's see. The new...

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