How to Bolster Your Employee Experiences with Competencies

How to Bolster Your Employee Experiences with Competencies

“Employee experience” is all the rage right now, and for good reason. An employee’s journey with your company – from recruitment and onboarding, to development and productivity, through post-exit interactions – can directly affect employee engagement, company culture,...
Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Why Competency Projects Fail (And How to Avoid It)

Competencies are the collective knowledge, abilities, and expertise of an organization’s workforce. When used as a framework to focus individual, team, and company skills on what matters most, a well-honed competency program will make an organization stand out. By...
Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Should You Adopt Reverse Mentoring at Your Workplace?

Last week, Cambridge University announced a new reverse mentoring initiative aimed at addressing charges of institutional racism. Introduced by the university’s equality and diversity department, the program pairs senior white academics and management personnel with a...
How to Optimize Workforce Allocation with Competencies

How to Optimize Workforce Allocation with Competencies

Government and commercial leaders routinely plan for five or ten years out – sometimes even more. They’re making decisions about what markets to pursue – and which to pull back from. What products or solutions to develop. Which target partners to engage with. And, to...
Is a Shorter Workweek Right for Your Organization?

Is a Shorter Workweek Right for Your Organization?

Workplace productivity is a funny thing. The basic premise is that the more hours employees work, the more productive they are. But there’s a limit. At some point, employees become fatigued or disgruntled and aren’t productive. We’ve all heard, “Work smarter, not...
How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

How to Unlock the Expertise Economy with Upskilling

Sixty-four percent of CEOs feel they must upskill or reskill 25 percent of their workforce over the next five years for their companies to stay relevant. McKinsey & Company, Skill Shift: Automation and the Future of the Workforce, May 2018 Skills are top-of-mind...
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