Hiring the perfect employees for your team is a challenge for any business. It’s even tougher when you realize the right fit doesn’t just depend on a person’s skills and qualifications but his or her ability to resonate with your company culture, too.
Traditionally, the education-to-labor-force pipeline has followed a fairly consistent, one-directional path: Children and young adults work through K–12 education, and then some pursue undergraduate, vocational, professional, and/or graduate-level degrees before entering the workforce.
Whether scrolling through social media posts by small business owners in one’s network, chatting with friends and family involved in the hiring process, or just listening to or reading business news, it’s all too common these days to encounter the challenges businesses large and small are having finding staff. Many employers are lamenting the difficulty […]
Training can—and should—be fun. Making training fun and interactive can help engage employees and boost the odds they’ll effectively apply what they learn to their job. Training has, undoubtedly, been more challenging during the pandemic, as employees may be located in a wide range of locations. And, even as employees are increasingly being called back […]
Skill data, as the name implies, is any data point that is in reference to an individual’s skills and includes data that measures what someone can do. Some examples of skill data include: