How To Launch A Skills-Forward Talent Strategy
by Cornerstone OnDemand / Published: Feb 01 2022
What it's about
Developing a skills-forward talent strategy can help you unite people growth with business success. This guide outlines four key steps involved in this strategy. Let’s dive in.
Turn skills into your organization’s new growth languageDeveloping a skills-forward talent strategy can help you unite people growth with business success.
Four steps organizations must takePeople want to do meaningful work and understand their career opportunities. Organizations must help employees feel capable, secure, and connected to their careers and to the company’s mission and goals.
Step 1: Embed learning and development into your cultureLearning must be part of who you are as an organization. That means encouraging the behaviors that lead to success.
Step 2: Help employees identify new skills—and how they apply to your organization and industryEmployees need to understand how new skills are applied to the present and future of their organization and the broader aspects of how it impacts their industry.
Step 3: Let AI do some of the heavy liftingAI gives organizations the ability to make predictive and intelligent decisions and recommendations.
Step 4: Demonstrate organizational impactOrganizations should consider adjusting their approach to skill development to reduce barriers and improve outcomes across the future ready workforce.
Employees and companies must work together in the reskilling revolutionThe world of work has changed forever, and your employees are painfully aware of the effects.
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