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September 12th, 2023 · 4 min read

Paving the way to success: Skills-based hiring + career pathing

Making the link between career pathing and skills-based hiring

Phase 1: Define the skills

  • Aligning internally on a skills taxonomy to use across job families
  • Analyzing job descriptions and interviewing internal subject matter experts to establish the skills required for key positions, especially those you’re targeting for degree removal  
  • Establishing if there are specific skills employees at various levels of the organization should possess across job families. For example, you may want all employees at the director level to have coaching skills, regardless of whether they work on the marketing or finance team.

Phase 2: Identify education programs that help develop the skills

Hire for skills, advance with education

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