Talent Solutions Playbook

Systematically capture skills

Make a Skill Inventory

Formally log employees’ skills to help guide learning and development initiatives, measure effectiveness, and easily identify which workers are ready for advancement.

  • Maintain skills inventories to track employee skillsets, proficiency levels, and dates these skills were attained or refreshed.
  • Review skill inventories on an ongoing basis and incorporate skill-building into the review process. This ensures managers regularly document skill gains and behavior changes, identify barriers to engagement, and empower employees to learn new skills. This supports coaching on which skills need further refinement and which courses to take to advance along their chosen pathway.

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The playbook provides practical tactics, metrics, and resources to support the recruitment, development, retention, and engagement of talent in the new era of work.


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