This week Microsoft announced a major feature in Viva that is likely to disrupt the HR Technology market: skills. And the Skills in Viva system is not just a skills inference engine, it’s a skills-based learning system, a way to find mentors and experts, an employee development platform, and an internal mobility tool that ... Read more»
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In this podcast I discuss what we’ve learned about building the Skills-Based Organization, what’s happening with skills-tech, and I also give you some thoughts on the management issues behind the “Twitter vs. Threads” war going on in social media. The podcast is based on the article below, and also discusses many best practices to consider ... Read more»
Fueled by new AI tools and skills technology, nearly every company wants to become a “skills-based organization.” Now that we’ve had a few years to study this trend, I’d like to share some of the realities and calm some of the hype.
Let’s start with the premise: the idea promoted by whitepapers is ... Read more»
Everywhere I go companies are focused on building a skills-based organization. Originally fueled by the need to hire and build digital skills, today companies are looking for skills in AI, new energy technologies, batteries, genomic sciences, and a vast array of new platforms, products, and industry processes.
Why is this happening? There are two enormous ... Read more»
While I’m not formally trained as an economist, I spend so much time with companies HR departments I feel like we are “micro-economics” experts. So in a confusing time of paradoxical data (low unemployment during growing layoffs), let me explain what’s happening.
The US Labor Market Is A Churning Engine
While it’s tempting to think ... Read more»
The $330 billion corporate training market is enormous, fragmented, and complex. For years it was dominated by Learning Management Systems (LMS) and content providers, each pioneered in the early 2000s. These systems served well, but the needs of employees and organizations moved ahead.
Today companies want not only a place to find and administer learning, ... Read more»
Over the last few months, we’ve spent a lot of time helping companies build their end-to-end skills strategy. And it’s not as easy as it looks.
In this article, I’d like to share a few of the things we’ve discovered.
1/ Skills Strategy is Not A New Topic
Many companies think that building a “skills-based ... Read more»
In this podcast, I describe The Ten New Truths about HR Technology Market. This summarizes the presentation I”m giving at the HR Technology Conference this year, and will be the source for much of the research we’ll be publishing later this year and in my big research study, HR Technology 2022.
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This week I want to promote our growth and success with the Josh Bersin Academy. As we start the Fall, I want you to feel comfortable joining the JBA because so many of your friends are here.
Let me share some statistics.
One of the most devilish problems in business is building and maintaining your job architecture. While it may sound geeky, it’s very important and it is much harder than you think.
Consider the enormous transformations taking place in the economy. Every job is being automated, enhanced, and changed by technology. Companies are moving into new ... Read more»
After many years studying the topics of corporate training, recruiting, mobility, and succession, we’re finally seeing the future of jobs and skills. And in this podcast, I try to summarize what’s going on.
In this longer podcast, I walk through everything we’ve learned about skills taxonomies, job architectures, and the new world of hybrid work. And to really get your attention I explain why the Apple Genius Bar is a genius idea, which builds on all that’s going on in the world of skills and jobs.
We are ... Read more»
Almost two years ago I started describing what I call a Capability Academy, and the concept has really picked up speed. Well we just published a whole research report on the topic, and in this topic I’ll give you some specific examples.
First, most companies have over-rotated toward skills. Of course we all need ... Read more»
Given all the focus on SkillsTech, how will companies build a Skills System of Record? This has become one of the biggest topics in HR, and EdCast has just introduced Skills DNA, a family of tools to help make this possible.
Let me explain why this topic is so important. As most of you ... Read more»