TITLE

HOW TO…identify skills gaps

AUTHOR(S)
Watts, Terry
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
People Management;5/20/2010, p35
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers tips for determining gaps in employee skills. It stresses the importance of setting one's business direction to the realization of aligned skills. Ways to enhance business productivity and profitability include vocational learning or work-based training. Employers are advised to invest in their people to allow them to rise with skills and knowledge which are necessary for the 21st century.
ACCESSION #
51162283

 

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