Best Practice Report

It’s Time For A Skills-Based Talent Practice

Adaptive Organizations Look Beyond The Job Description To Operate In Today’s Market

December 20th, 2022
With contributors:
James McQuivey, PhD , Anjali Thomke , Kate Pierpont


Leaders are facing a talent crunch; it is harder, takes longer, and costs more to attract the talent they need. The most successful organizations will leverage a skills-based talent practice, an adaptive approach that continuously attracts, measures, and develops the skills workers need to meet the evolving demands required by the company’s strategic aims. This report teaches executives what a skills-based talent practice can do and why they should adopt one. Future reports in this series will describe the tools necessary for this approach and how to best proceed down this path.

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