Advice & guidance aimed at helping your organisation grow.
As political, economic, societal, and technological factors begin affecting industries of all sectors (more rapidly than ever), the skills required within the workforce rapidly change too. In this article we will clarify the difference between upskilling and reskilling, as well as how we can identify and address the skills gaps created.
What are core competencies? How do we use them to go beyond a conventional approach of training/skills records? If you wish to achieve dominance in your market, or sustain your current position, then understanding core competencies is critical to this objective.
We have never lived in a faster paced, uncertain and competitive world/environment. It has therefore never been more important to make sure that your organisation and people are optimised to respond to these challenges. These ten processes/solutions underpin the critical success factors of any organisation.
Guess what? Most people want to do their best, fit in, get on with everyone, do a good job and feel appreciated/valued. So why is it that we sometimes feel that some of our employees, team and people are fighting against us and not with us? It’s really quite simple: ...
We’re all aware of the saying, “Make sure you make a good first impression.” So why does this typically not happen or apply to your induction and on-boarding process?
In todays post we're looking at Q3 updates coming to SkillStation!
Identifying, recruiting and developing A-Players can make the difference in seeing considerable success and growth within your organisation. In todays post, we look at how to identify and develop these key players.
These unprecedented times will define who we are in terms of how we respond to these extraordinary and challenging circumstances. It is time for leadership and a proactive response. To support this, we’re hosting a series of FREE webinars
An update on Think Eleven company news and performance for quarter two, 2020.
In todays vlog, Darren Race will be explaining the transformational benefits of developing a competency framework.
A short video discussing how the value of your people can be measured, and what world-class looks like.
5 tips to transform your performance appraisals, and key considerations to optimise this important and valuable process.
A review of 2019, and exciting opportunities ahead: SkillStation rebrand, outsourced training & development, webinars and master classes, blogs & vlogs, and our office move
The majority of people we work with are good at heart, but are they great employees? Bearing in-mind that any organisation's biggest ongoing cost is payroll, are you leveraging value from this vitally important and expensive resource?
We welcome and endorse the White Paper from Aaron Penwill of The LEAN Practice. The paper explains in pragmatic terms how to ‘Make Improvement Work’.
What is a skills matrix? Why do you need one? What should it include to provide maximum value to your organisation?
For most people, coffee is a means to an end. A way of getting into overdrive to tackle a mile-long to-do list or an inbox bursting at the seams. This isn’t the case in Sweden. It’s Fika.
A look at the reason why spreadsheets like Microsoft Excel aren't suitable to store training and competency data, and why many organisations choose to use them anyway.
Is your training and development activity transactional or transformational? If it’s transactional (box ticking) it is unlikely to be adding value to your organisation or those being developed.