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by Steven Forth |
Aug 7, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Reporting on the ‘Values and Competency Models’ survey A few months ago, one of our best customers asked us if and how organizational values should be part of a...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Jul 28, 2019
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit – view his profile Top image: The pier in the winter, Sopot, Poland. Photo by: Andrzej Otrębski   I grew up a few hundred meters from a white sandy...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 3, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Values are an important shaper of organizational culture. Should they be part of a competency model? An organization’s mission and values are one reason we choose where we work....
by Steven Forth |
Apr 25, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Brandon Hall Group is a leading research and analyst firm focused on human capital management. They have recently launched a survey on Competencies and Skills Development. You can take...
by Steven Forth |
Mar 29, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Competency models are a powerful way to organize jobs, roles and skills. They can be used as a lens to get insights into the skills in an organization (or...
by Steven Forth |
Feb 5, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Skill profiles, competency models, all rely on skills and skill definitions. This raises a critical question though, who gets to define a skill? To answer this question we need...
by Steven Forth |
Feb 2, 2019
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Skill management systems like TeamFit rely a lot on words. They are full of skill names, categories, descriptions and other words. But can a word ever really capture the...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Jan 28, 2019
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit   Carlo Rovelli in his book Reality is not what it seems takes the reader to the ancient times and writes “…...
by Steven Forth |
Dec 28, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   In 2018, we saw increased emphasis on skill and competency management as a central aspect of the talent management puzzle. There were important product announcements from leading vendors including...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Sep 26, 2018
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit Top image: The Lascaux Cave, Vezere Valley, France.   “To be a master of metaphor,” Aristotle wrote in his Poetics, “is the...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Sep 11, 2018
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit Top image: James Joyce statue in Trieste, the city where Joyce spent more than 15 years. The statue is the work of...
by Steven Forth |
Aug 27, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   For the past two decades or so I have kept detailed records of what I have been learning and how I have been putting it to use. I use...
by Steven Forth |
Aug 21, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   There has been a growing interest in competency models and their applications over the past few years. Companies understand that they need to manage and support their most important...
by Steven Forth |
Aug 15, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   A well-respected book on competency management defines competency models as “a descriptive tool that identifies the skills, knowledge, personal characteristics and behaviours needed to perform a role effectively in...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Jul 16, 2018
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit   “The first hole made through a piece of stone is a revelation. The hole connects one side to the other, making...
by Lee Iverson |
Jun 14, 2018
Lee Iverson is the CTO at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit.     Competency models are designed to describe what is required to perform a particular job or role within an organization. HR departments often take...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Jun 7, 2018
Gregory Ronczewski is the Director of Product Design at TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit Top image: The Auxiliary Territorial Service in the United Kingdom 1939 – 1945. ATS officers-in-training man a searchlight in Western Command, 28...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 6, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   At TeamFit, we see competency models from two or three different companies a month. In almost all cases, a great deal of thought, even passion, has been put into...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 30, 2018
Steven Forth is a Co-Founder of TeamFit. See his Skill Profile.   Many people think of their careers as a series of roles. We get a job, build skills, and then parlay those skills into a new role; hopefully, one with...