CIO: HB & Team. In there times of disruption and having to work from home, there are opportunities for self-development. Update your skills profile; explore SFIA to identify skills that sound interesting; explore the job roles that represent current and future requirements; identify gaps in your skills for opportunities for personal growth; set up you career development action plan and research what learning content is...

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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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Finning

Finning is the world's largest Caterpillar dealer, delivering unrivalled service for over 85 years. They sell, rent and provide parts and service for equipment and engines to customers in various industries, including mining, construction, petroleum, forestry and a wide range of power systems applications. First established in Canada in 1933, Finning now employs over 13,000 people world-wide and operates in three geographies, with the head...

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Need to know how to use the Skills Framework for the Information Age (SFIA)?   Looking to get accredited at foundation, practitioner or consultant levels?   Book an instructor-led 'Understanding SFIA' training course, accredited by the SFIA Foundation   Course Schedule   Many other training options available. See pages 6 and 7 of our Product and Services List...

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Webinar recording now available here     Richard Elliott, IT Transformation Lead, University of Auckland, shares how they are using SkillsTx and SFIA for effective digital skills management and planning.   Paul Collins from SkillsTx will provide insight on: How to maximise L&D ROI by focusing on the skills you need How to improve Employee Experience to support retention How to mobilise skills across your workforce to reduce unnecessary recruitment ...

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Consultant: Hi Mr HasBean. I understand you want some consultancy support regarding your Digital Transformation? HasBean: Yes, we need a consultant urgently. Consultant: Shall I take you through my skills and relevant experience in Digital Transformation? HasBean: No, that won't be necessary. It says consultant on your business card. Consultant: OK, well what seems to be the problem? HasBean: Don't worry about that. I just need you to present this...

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HR Manager: What's this? A resignation letter? But you've only been here 2 months! Charles: Yes, but this job is not what was advertised. HR Manager: I thought HasBean was working with you to agree your responsibilities and provide direction? Charles: No! He seems to be waiting until annual appraisal time. HR Manager: Can't you wait until HasBean gets back from his vacation? Charles: No, I found a job somewhere that...

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