How to Be a More Competent Project Manager in The New Year?

Career Metis

If you haven’t heard about Agile, it’s time to bring your knowledge of team management software up to date. You just need the right software tool and the knowledge to use it for your needs. Build a Knowledge Base. Did you already make your New Year’s Resolution list ?

COVID, Mission Critical Skills, the Haves and the Have Nots

Compensation Cafe

Organizational success in our fast moving, knowledge based, technology driven and disruptive world will require and become more dependent on certain types of human talent and competencies. Related to this is a concept that is pushing to the forefront of base salary management. What if we not only identified and tracked the skills and competencies critical to our organizations - today and into the future, but also communicated this regularly to our employees?


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SHRM Certification: Why Should #HR Pros Pay Attention

HR Bartender

Competency is defined as an ability or skill. Every profession has competencies. And we want competencies; they are the things that make us successful. You could say that jobs are made up of tasks (the actual things we do) and competencies (the skills we need to do them). A couple of years ago, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) created a competency model for human resources pros. The answer is they focus on both knowledge and behaviors.

Knowledge Is Influence, Not Power

Compensation Cafe

The adage that knowledge is power does not always work in the business environment. It’s nice to have but if you’re not already a decision-maker that knowledge of yours likely supports others, not yourself. Compensation Philosophy Competencies Data and Analytics

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company


You can practice this from an employee’s first day and beyond by creating a knowledge-base of critical information and best practices for new hires as you grow your team. It’s unfortunate that these vital competencies have been de-emphasized in corporate environments.

Next Generation of Leaders

HRO Today

Each generation is equipped with skills and knowledge based upon the environment they grew up in, and organizations are searching for them in the current competitive business environment. This digital competence translates to agility, flexibility, and collaboration, producing better results. Tech savviness will influence a more knowledge-based managerial style. Empower millennials with development programs that are suited to their strengths. By Cheryl Allen.

Top 4 Best Practices of Financial Reporting

Professional Alternatives

Hence, a firm that is building advantageous competencies which is based on not just knowledge, but ideas as well, can appear as ridiculously expensive stock, rather than a promising investment opportunity, when it’s based on that traditional value investing philosophy, .

The 7 pillars of Employee Engagement


Western economies were in the early stages of evolving from manufacturing to service, knowledge-based economies. Employees make products in manufacturing economies, in contrast, employees are the products in service, knowledge-based economies. Employees Are the Product Claiming that employees are the product in knowledge-based economies may appear a bit of a stretch.

Sights and Sounds: Carnival of HR – April 2021

Robin Schooling

John Baldino – “Knowing Me, Knowing You” – exploring the need for timely and deliberate competency mapping (skills, aptitudes, knowledge base and abilities) in organizations. A carnival, to me, brings to mind sights, sounds and smells.

11 trends that will shape HR in 2021


As the labor market improves and recruiting ramps back up, the two-class system within companies, between knowledge workers and everyone else, will only intensify.

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5 Simple Things That Will Help You Make Six-Figures in 2021

Career Metis

Spot Missing Competencies. Each of these forces begs the question, “Do we have the necessary skills and competencies to respond and capitalize on them?”. .

SHRM Talent Acquisition Specialty Credential: All the Details

HR Bartender

To earn the credential, individuals must satisfactorily complete the following three activities: SHRM’s Talent Acquisition: Creating Your Organization’s Strategy seminar (available in-person or online) ; Six (6) SHRM eLearning courses on talent acquisition-specific topics including recruiting, analytics and hiring trends; and, An online 50-question knowledge-based assessment. Of the 50 questions, 80 percent are knowledge items and 20 percent are scenario-based items.

How to Not Screw Up Remote Employee Onboarding


most of our employees work away from our Indianapolis-based office between three to five days per week, we have teammates from Utah to Germany, and. In the same way that ExactHire maintains a support knowledge base full of training documents for our customers about our products, employers with remote workers have an even greater responsibility than traditional employers to document policies, project statuses and resources in an internal knowledge base.

10 Best Help Desk Software to Totally Check out in 2020!


The business world has not snubbed this observation and is competing to deliver the best solutions instantly and raise the standard of customer service. A powerful cloud-based help desk software, Salesforce Service Cloud , is a child platform of the ubiquitous Salesforce CRM software.

Experience management 101: The what, why, and how of XM


Competency : Companies need to change the way they operate by developing skills to uncover and act on new insights. Master the six XM competencies.

6 Traits That Every Successful Project Manager Must Possess


This makes competent project leaders one of the top priorities of any employment and training team. 5) Leadership, Competence and Experience. He is well acquainted with various Knowledge base tools and is currently associated with ProProfs. Is project management really all about dependencies, deliverables, and deadlines? Or is it about people and their specific, often unclearly defined demands?

HR Certifications, Are They Really Important?


Human resources and work environments are rapidly evolving, including an increasingly diverse, four-generation workforce that requires knowledgeable, certified HR professionals who can bring multiple skills to the job. An HR certification can help you fill this knowledge gap.


Thrive Global

Take courses in business, marketing, or other areas that interest you to broaden your knowledge base. More knowledge means more authority and that can translate into more growth opportunities. Compete with confidence. Competing with confidence is one of the best skills you can employ.

Develop Your Team From A Distance


Identify your business challenges, look at the key competencies (both technical and behavioural) for achieving these, and then source online learning solutions that can either be tailored to your firm at low cost, or can be used off-the-shelf. It might be skills, or knowledge-based, or both.

Determine what the best HR certification for you is.

Business Management Daily

Earning an HR certification demonstrates a level of competence and commitment that employers find attractive. Associate Professional in Human Resources – International (aPHRi): A knowledge-based credential to prove your understanding of foundational human resources in any locale.

What is knowledge management strategy?

Twine App

You need a knowledge management strategy. Put simply, knowledge management is the way an organisation shares information. The solution: you need a knowledge management strategy. What is a knowledge management strategy? The end goal of all knowledge management is a state of organised nirvana: where anything an employee might need to know is easily accessible and said employee knows how to find it. A knowledge management strategy is your plan to get there.

What if Practice Doesn’t Make You Better?


Growth of knowledge. You are now advising others and supporting additional areas because you have increased your knowledge base. In HR it seems like we forget about the idea that we’re competing with other businesses. What if I just want to be competent in a new skill? And what if you don’t need to be world-class, just competent, in a specific skill (like writing a report, calculating metrics, or delivering a speech)?

The Connected Employee


High-Performance Teams High-performance teams of connected employees are a characteristic of winning businesses competing in today’s knowledge-based economy. High-performance teams are well-suited for competing in the global economy for a variety of reasons: Synergy: high-performance team members have diverse and complementary skills and experiences that produce combined effects far greater than the individual abilities of team members.

The Leadership Equation

HRO Today

An ideal situation is being able to see our employees progress through the ranks with the knowledge base they have built with us over time. However, natural attrition and increased skills competency in hard-to-fill areas sometimes make this difficult to address.

Busywork Won't Achieve Your Business Goals

ATD Human Capital

” Yet a recent study in Harvard Business Review found that on average, knowledge-based workers spend 41 percent of their time on activities that give them little sense of accomplishment and could be handled competently by others. You can safely assume that all employees in your organization are responsible for at least one time-consuming task that they consider loathsome, inefficient, and possibly nonessential.

How to Tell When You’re Investing in the Right Candidate

Spark Hire

Before you make an investment you later regret, consider these questions: Is this person competent? While anyone can receive training, you want the person you bring on board to have a knowledge base on which you can build. Prior to extending a job offer to a candidate, you want to verify that the individual you’re considering bringing on board is worth the investment.

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Resilience: A Business Acumen Superpower

Business Acumen Institute

Guaranteed, there was conflict; whether that conflict was due to people, office politics, organizational restructuring, shifts in priorities or even competing priorities, or other factors. Business people who continually learn by the situations they encounter build a knowledge base to problem-solve and to pivot as unanticipated conditions arise. Change is hard. Being positive, calm, and logical in the face of change can feel downright impossible.

Resilience: A Business Acumen Superpower

Business Acumen Institute

Guaranteed, there was conflict; whether that conflict was due to people, office politics, organizational restructuring, shifts in priorities or even competing priorities, or other factors. Business people who continually learn by the situations they encounter build a knowledge base to problem-solve and to pivot as unanticipated conditions arise. Change is hard. Being positive, calm, and logical in the face of change can feel downright impossible.

Learning and Development: A Comprehensive Guide

Digital HR Tech

Learning and development is a systematic process to enhance an employee’s skills, knowledge, and competency, resulting in better performance in a work setting. Specifically, learning is concerned with the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and attitudes.

What Are Microcredentials?

Career Metis

Seeking out learning opportunities bulks up resumes with field-centered and knowledge-based skills. Microcredentials — The Future of Competency Recognition. This depends on the skill or learning competency being developed with the expectations set by the learning institute. .

7 Simple Steps To Make Your Customer Support Reps More Productive

Thrive Global

No matter how well trained, knowledgeable, and responsible your customer support agents are, they cannot give their best performance without using the right tools and software. The best way to prevent this is to create and maintain a knowledge base for your customer support.

10 Employee Engagement Ideas that Will Really Work


Keeping up with these continuous changes and innovations is vital to allow your company to grow and compete effectively. This means ongoing coaching and mentoring, as well as additional training and development programs to help employees improve their skills and knowledge base.

Motivating employee productivity during onboarding


We should be in the business of building up a knowledge base that is capable and efficient, not the business of checking off boxes for our curriculum. One thing onboarding has to compete with is the attention span of its participants. This can be expensive because the only thing being produced in that time is a knowledge base.

Think You Tell a Compelling Story? Think Again. 5 Tips to Becoming an Expert Storyteller.


What is this group’s mindset and knowledge base on the content? So if you think changes in customer expectations are a real threat to how you can compete, share personal experiences that friends, family, or even you personally experienced when purchasing your product or service.

Obligatory SHRM Post

Lisa Rosendahl

I obtained certification to challenge my knowledge, strengthen my skills and build HR credibility after separating from the military with a background in maintenance, supply and ammunition. I will not be pursuing a competency-based certification from SHRM or renewing my knowledge-based one from HRCI either. Did you hear about the riff between SHRM and HRCI ? I''ve been in the business long enough to know that there are two sides to every story.