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by Steven Forth |
Dec 14, 2015
The new year is just around the corner now. Most of us are well into our annual strategic planning cycle and goals are getting firmed up for 2016. But what about skills? Do you have a comprehensive skill development...
by Steven Forth |
Oct 5, 2015
TeamFit is undergoing a skill review at the moment. We are looking at the skills we have in the company and what skills we need to deliver on our goals. We are also trying to look out six months...
by Rita Trehan |
Sep 29, 2015
The United States is gearing up toward election time, and that means certain newsworthy changes that affect the economy are used as battleground for the candidates vying for position. One of these topics that has gained heat most recently...
by Steven Forth |
Sep 8, 2015
Good companies have skill gaps. One default response is to see this as a recruiting problem that HR can solve with more and better recruiting. But this is wrong. A skills gap is in essence an operations problem, one...
by Steven Forth |
Sep 1, 2015
What does it really mean to know what your own skills are? Or the skills of the people you work with? And why should you care? We are moving away from a world of rote, process driven work. If...
by Violetta Yan |
Jul 1, 2015
Goal-oriented, driven and well trained – this is who we are as MBAs. In a sense, we are like Everest climbers – we take risks, work hard and rely on our capabilities to make it. But how do we...
by Karen Chiang |
Jun 16, 2015
The work economy is rapidly changing and companies are becoming increasingly discriminating as they select technology service providers to carry out projects. To keep up with the changing competitive landscape leading IT professionals are constantly looking to better position their...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 14, 2015
At TeamFit, we spend a lot of time talking to people who build teams, team managers, and team members. And we dig deep into how each of these people thinks about the skills they have and the skills of...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 8, 2015
The default owner of data generated by human resources management systems of all kinds should be the individual. Not the company the individual works for. Not the platform through which the data is collected. Given today’s work practices, this...
by Rita Trehan |
Jun 2, 2015
(Rita Trehan is a Senior Executive and Chief Human Resources Officer teaching companies how to rethink their business in terms of capacity and break down silos with a business-centric lens. She is a frequent author of guest posts on...
by Karen Chiang |
May 25, 2015
I’ve been speaking to many firms over the last few months to get a better understanding of how companies that live on service revenues are managing and optimizing the allocation of people to teams. And as part of this,...
by Steven Forth |
May 18, 2015
LinkedIn executed on an important strategic decision this month (May 2015). As it had announced well in advance (no one can claim they were taken by surprise by this), it closed off access to its platform to all but...
by Violetta Yan |
May 15, 2015
Based on a conversation with Dan Ronald, VP Product Management at Optigo Networks It was a rare sunny spring day in Vancouver’s when I met with Dan Ronald in search of new insights into team performance. Dan is an experienced...
by Steven Forth |
May 14, 2015
TeamFit is built around skills and project teams. Why? Because our skills are a very powerful way to describe who we are and what we are interests are. A list of my skills and where I have applied them...
by Steven Forth |
Mar 19, 2015
In February we published a post and started a survey on the contingent economy. The contingent economy refers to the move by many companies to reduce dependence on full-time workers and to increase the use of contract workers. Many...
by Karen Chiang |
Mar 12, 2015
We released the TeamFit open beta this week. Our online team matching service that helps individuals and teams show off their accomplishments. We are building TeamFit because we know the nature of work is changing. The people on the...
by Steven Forth |
Feb 16, 2015
The long-term shift in employment from full-time jobs to contingent work is gathering momentum. Most of us will spend some part of our working life in this mode. We will work as independent contractors, we will work on hybrid...